Response to LittleGirl (Reply #14)
Sun Jul 13, 2014, 07:45 PM
Divernan (12,840 posts)
19. Not all politicians are so two-faced; HRC even made a deal w/Richard Scaife.
You know, that Richard Scaife whose death provoked an outpouring of hatred and loathing on DU. In 2008 she traveled to tiny little Greensburg, PA, where the headquarters for Scaife's conservative chain of newspapers is located, and sought out an "audience" with him. Following that meeting, despite the horrible things HRC and Scaife had said about each other, he gave her his newspapers' endorsement in the Democratic primary. What was the quid pro quo she promised him in exchange for that endorsement? Sciafe took that secret to his grave with him and I doubt HRC will ever tell.
In 2008, Mrs. Clinton, then a Democratic senator from New York running for president, met Mr. Scaife and editors and reporters of The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review for an interview. The newspaper endorsed her, and Mr. Scaife, in a commentary, said: “I have a very different impression of Hillary Clinton today. And it’s a very favorable one indeed.”
Yup, when it comes to rich old white conservatives, they're ready for Hillary, because she promises them what they want. As to HRC, I've been involved in politics and every presidential campaign since my college years (always a Democrat, unlike HRC) and that goes back to when I heard JFK speak at my university campus in 1961. If you look at the details of her behavior over the years - from when she got fired from the Watergate investigation staff for unethical behavior, through the years, it is a truly alarming psycho-profile of a person who has always done ANYTHING to win, keeps an enemies list and seeks revenge (according to the memoirs of her closest friend). Add in to that lethal mixture, the sublimated rage any wife would feel at the public humiliation visited upon her by her serially adulterous husband. I've never seen any Democratic politician the likes of her.
Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
|Erich Bloodaxe BSN||Jul 2014||#5|
|Jack Rabbit||Jul 2014||#7|
Not all politicians are so two-faced; HRC even made a deal w/Richard Scaife.
|Voice for Peace||Jul 2014||#10|
|Voice for Peace||Jul 2014||#11|
|Name removed||Apr 2015||#24|
Please login to view edit histories.