Letters - The Hillary effect

Mrs Clinton may indeed run on the Democratic ticket for US president in 2008, and it is even possible, though perhaps somewhat less likely, that she would win ("President Hillary: can she do it?", 29 August). However, I should like to hear Andrew Stephen explain why he believes that it would be a good thing for the United States, or the world.

M Henri Day
Stockholm, Sweden

This article first appeared in the 05 September 2005 issue of the New Statesman, Ground zilch: how Al-Qaeda defeated New York