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Response to Reply #77
78. No, apparently there was some confusion in the original story
It was the Hillary campaign that told Canadian officials to take what they said about NAFTA "with a grain of salt."
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  -Ruh, Roh !!! - Report: NAFTA-Gate Leaker Said Hillary's People Were Reassuring Canada, Too - TPM WillyT  Mar-05-08 11:04 PM   #0 
  - I read that earlier  blogslut   Mar-05-08 11:06 PM   #1 
  - this was part of the story from day one, the mediawhores totally ignored it.  cryingshame   Mar-05-08 11:09 PM   #5 
  - That's true. Somebody turned it magically into a bogus Obama scandal, instead  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:21 PM   #21 
  - So how many times did Hillary stand in front of a camera and say it didn't happen?  Hoof Hearted   Mar-05-08 11:35 PM   #44 
     - Nobody asked her a damn thing on camera. They didn't pursue  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:40 PM   #48 
     - Oh... The Junior Senator From New York Has Made Plenty Of Mistakes...  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:46 PM   #54 
     - No, but she swiftboated Obama on it!  catgirl   Mar-06-08 08:24 AM   #105 
        - to hell w/ blaming clinton dummies  nvme   Mar-06-08 04:22 PM   #145 
  - They let Hillary define the story.  No Surrender   Mar-05-08 11:22 PM   #23 
  - .  ClassWarrior   Mar-06-08 12:13 AM   #73 
  - So Was The Part Where Clinton Authorized The Canadians To Release The Name Of Any Clinton Contact  rcsl1998   Mar-06-08 06:27 PM   #150 
  - I'M TICKED THAT PEOPLE ARE ACCEPTING THE CAN GOV TELLING US WE HAVE NO RIGHT TO KNOW  LulaMay   Mar-05-08 11:51 PM   #58 
     - Um... Apparently You Caps Lock Is Stuck...  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:55 PM   # 
     - Get off the Kool-Aid. The original CTV Report mentioned BOTH of them.  AlertLurker   Mar-06-08 10:53 AM   #124 
  - I hope this is all over the news tomorrow.  hnmnf   Mar-05-08 11:07 PM   #2 
  - Think We Should Help It Along ???  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:08 PM   #4 
     - HELL YEAH !!  discerning christian   Mar-05-08 11:26 PM   #33 
  - she is a feckin hypocrite  Lord Helmet   Mar-05-08 11:07 PM   #3 
  - Rovian.  ClassWarrior   Mar-05-08 11:10 PM   #6 
  - Hillary punked Ohio.  dkf   Mar-05-08 11:11 PM   #7 
  - Yep... Do And Say ANYTHING...  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:12 PM   #8 
  - How long til buyer's remorse sets in? eom  No Surrender   Mar-05-08 11:20 PM   #20 
  - It looks like some BO supportser have had Buyers remorse.  bellasgrams   Mar-05-08 11:26 PM   #31 
  - You know I now have to feel sorry for Ohio.  Zachstar   Mar-05-08 11:26 PM   #30 
  - Does anyone think that Hillary is going to undo one of Bill's few legacies?  dkf   Mar-05-08 11:31 PM   #37 
  - But they did. Along with those who wanted the race to turn into a fight.  Zachstar   Mar-05-08 11:34 PM   #41 
  - Agreed, And Agreed, And Agreed !!!  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:44 PM   #52 
  - HILLARY PUNKED THE WORKING PEOPLE!  mod mom   Mar-06-08 04:35 PM   #146 
  - Obama lied about it though. this isnt the same thing  moobu2   Mar-05-08 11:13 PM   #9 
  - Riiiiiiiight...  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:15 PM   #10 
  - Nope. He didn't. Total myth. He denied that he sent an advisor  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:15 PM   #11 
  - One piece of bubblegum to the moon. Keep trying.  Hoof Hearted   Mar-05-08 11:36 PM   #46 
  - Yer gal's guilty of what she accused Obama of. Hee!  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:43 PM   #51 
     - Still avoiding the subject. You're just - well - hopeless.  Hoof Hearted   Mar-06-08 02:23 AM   #80 
  - umm... I have a copy of the memo.  Political Heretic   Mar-06-08 01:57 AM   #76 
  - WTF!?!?!?  Hepburn   Mar-05-08 11:18 PM   #15 
  - the Canadian govt already admitted that somebody  grantcart   Mar-05-08 11:19 PM   #17 
  - this is NOT what has happened.  AlertLurker   Mar-06-08 10:54 AM   #125 
  - Nope. YOU ARE LYING. The Canadian government confirmed IT DID NOT HAPPEN.  Zhade   Mar-05-08 11:55 PM   #60 
     - you said it.... I can't stand liars  fascisthunter   Mar-06-08 11:37 AM   #129 
  - I want to know who decided to follow Obama on this, instead of Hillary--and why.  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:17 PM   #12 
  - Because they want McCain to run against Hillary.  Kool Kitty   Mar-06-08 12:09 AM   #72 
  - That *is* what's most interesting (to me)  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 02:41 AM   #82 
  - The CTV report apparently took a sudden change in direction  WesDem   Mar-06-08 08:15 AM   #100 
     - Exactly. That's what I'd love to know more about. n/t  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 11:19 AM   #128 
  - Makes since. That's why the oppositon in Parliament  mmonk   Mar-05-08 11:18 PM   #13 
  - This really smells...  kentuck   Mar-05-08 11:18 PM   #14 
  - Hey Ohio!  FrenchieCat   Mar-05-08 11:19 PM   #16 
  - maybe  johnnydrama   Mar-05-08 11:19 PM   #18 
  - Makes Ya Wonder What The People Of Michigan Would Do With Their Re-Votes Now !!!  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:22 PM   #24 
     - Well if both of our candidates have done this then  Indiana_Dem   Mar-05-08 11:24 PM   #28 
     - Obama didn't send an advisor to tell the Canadians to take him with a "grain of salt".  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:42 PM   #50 
     - OBAMA. DID. NOT. DO. THIS. The Canadian government confirmed he did not.  Zhade   Mar-05-08 11:57 PM   #64 
     - Are you talking about that non-denial denial?  LeftCoast   Mar-06-08 02:48 AM   #86 
     - Actually, There Is Absolutely Still A Chance He Did. The Memo Is Pretty Powerful Against Him.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-06-08 12:03 PM   #136 
     - Do you know McCains position on NAFTA? With a question like that, I think not.  IsItJustMe   Mar-06-08 10:07 AM   #116 
     - The vetting is just beginning with the Clintons  Ichingcarpenter   Mar-05-08 11:26 PM   #32 
     - Assuming (1) the truth is ever really revealed, and ...  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 02:42 AM   #83 
  - Maybe they're both trying to reassure Canada  Indiana_Dem   Mar-05-08 11:20 PM   #19 
  - Obviously, people in parliament differ.  mmonk   Mar-06-08 06:12 AM   #92 
  - If NAFTA is ever renegotiated, the USA will be TOAST.  AlertLurker   Mar-06-08 10:59 AM   #126 
  - Is the MSM reporting on this?  democrattotheend   Mar-05-08 11:21 PM   #22 
  - The Obama Camp needs to push this story HARD.  Katzenkavalier   Mar-05-08 11:23 PM   #25 
  - Well this gives me something I could do if I so choose  mmonk   Mar-05-08 11:27 PM   #34 
  - Agreed.  Zachstar   Mar-05-08 11:32 PM   #38 
  - Yup. The corporate media will ignore this unless Obama calls them out.  No Surrender   Mar-06-08 08:18 AM   #102 
     - I wonder if Obama or his people even know about this. Is there any way that you know of to let his  IsItJustMe   Mar-06-08 10:13 AM   #117 
        - I just got off the phone with them.  No Surrender   Mar-06-08 10:31 AM   #120 
           - Well then, if the msm won't cover it, then most certainly Obama can bring it up. Thanks  IsItJustMe   Mar-06-08 10:41 AM   #122 
           - That attitude doesn't inspire much hope.  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 11:42 AM   #131 
              - I know. Lots of things get discussed in the blogs that never make it  No Surrender   Mar-06-08 11:52 AM   #132 
  - pffffft  mmonk   Mar-05-08 11:24 PM   #26 
  - I justt sent the link to them....  better tomorrow   Mar-06-08 12:04 AM   #68 
     - and maybe I can do a YouTube video next.....  better tomorrow   Mar-06-08 12:06 AM   #70 
     - I've done the same. I also sent the info to all of CNN's shows. eom  No Surrender   Mar-06-08 10:33 AM   #121 
  - As I said before, here is the problem with the Brodie story  UALRBSofL   Mar-05-08 11:24 PM   #27 
  - Sure you did. Go on, post the phone number.  anigbrowl   Mar-05-08 11:45 PM   #53 
  - As I recall Hillary did say that it was not true as far as she was aware and if it was she would  MassDemm   Mar-06-08 06:01 AM   #91 
  - Doesn't matter: Ohio's over...this was a hit and run attack  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-05-08 11:25 PM   #29 
  - Everything matters when the people are deceived.  mmonk   Mar-05-08 11:29 PM   #35 
  - Yep... And One Has To Wonder...  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:33 PM   #40 
  - And how will it play in Pennsylvania  mmonk   Mar-06-08 05:58 AM   #90 
  - But since I called and I didn't identify myself other then saying I was a member of the Hillary camp  UALRBSofL   Mar-05-08 11:35 PM   #45 
  - The initial story was fucked up. Obama never sent an advisor to meet with Canadians.  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:47 PM   #55 
  - Ghoulsbee. n/t  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 02:48 AM   #85 
  - Ah, an idealist  alcibiades_mystery   Mar-06-08 07:57 AM   #98 
     - One with no ideals gives us nothing worth having.  mmonk   Mar-06-08 08:47 AM   #107 
  - Odd, they were still talking about it today on the Clinton News Network......  FrenchieCat   Mar-05-08 11:31 PM   #36 
  - Tweety mentioned it as well  George Oilwellian   Mar-06-08 12:06 AM   #71 
  - No it's not over.  discerning christian   Mar-05-08 11:32 PM   #39 
  - Yes, Ohio is in the books.  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 02:47 AM   #84 
  - "...someone called us and told us not to worry"  Cronus Protagonist   Mar-05-08 11:34 PM   #42 
  - That's all they had with Obama, initially. They had to dig around  wienerdoggie   Mar-05-08 11:48 PM   #56 
     - I see  Cronus Protagonist   Mar-05-08 11:55 PM   #62 
  - I just want to know the truth from both sides.  dkf   Mar-05-08 11:34 PM   #43 
  - dkf, I told you it was me that called the canadian  UALRBSofL   Mar-05-08 11:38 PM   #47 
  - So you caused this international incident then?  dkf   Mar-06-08 12:41 AM   #74 
  - That doesn't seem like too much to ask.  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 02:51 AM   #87 
  - Her campaign didn't have a 'private' meeting and deny it. She didn't allude to having  LulaMay   Mar-05-08 11:40 PM   #49 
  - Reading Comprehension A Problem For Ya, Huh ???  WillyT   Mar-05-08 11:49 PM   #57 
  - too bad BO was wishy-washy. He could have cleared it up but he let it go on and on.  rodeodance   Mar-06-08 08:20 AM   #103 
  - chuckle! Yeah, the Canadians *aren't* worried about Hillary's position on NAFTA ...  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 02:53 AM   #88 
  - Oh, look, Clintonites were played. Again. And were wrong. AGAIN.  Zhade   Mar-05-08 11:52 PM   #59 
  - This is big news in Canada, not good for harpers party!  blocker   Mar-05-08 11:55 PM   #61 
  - Yep...  WillyT   Mar-06-08 12:02 AM   #67 
  - Absolutely Huge. Harper is gonna get nailed for this. Kick.  hey560   Mar-05-08 11:56 PM   #63 
  - Cool! I really don't want to move up there just to live under that dick.  Zhade   Mar-06-08 12:00 AM   #65 
     - Well he's actually a pretty good prime minister  blocker   Mar-06-08 12:02 AM   #66 
        - What are you smoking ...  Iceburg   Mar-06-08 08:17 AM   #101 
        - Incorrect  JBoy   Mar-06-08 09:59 AM   #115 
        - ECH. Just fuggin' ECH.  AlertLurker   Mar-06-08 11:01 AM   #127 
        - uhuh......  fascisthunter   Mar-06-08 11:38 AM   #130 
  - I say...  George Oilwellian   Mar-06-08 12:05 AM   #69 
  - Yeah, I'm thinking rendition.  mmonk   Mar-06-08 07:31 AM   #94 
  - K&R.  David Zephyr   Mar-06-08 01:08 AM   #75 
  - So are you all now admitting the truth of the Obama side of the story?  LeftCoast   Mar-06-08 02:00 AM   #77 
  - No, apparently there was some confusion in the original story  George Oilwellian   Mar-06-08 02:03 AM   #78 
     - But the OP says Clinton did it too (paraphrasing)  LeftCoast   Mar-06-08 02:07 AM   #79 
  - "All the other kids are doing it, Ma!"  aquart   Mar-06-08 02:28 AM   #81 
  - Then they have the nerve to try and pin the same story on Clinton w/out realizing  LeftCoast   Mar-06-08 03:19 AM   #89 
  - Let's twist again.....  mmonk   Mar-06-08 07:41 AM   #95 
  - Obama never sent an advisor to tell Canadians to ignore NAFTA rhetoric. That was Hillary  wienerdoggie   Mar-06-08 09:43 AM   #112 
  - No--he got caught telling the truth. It was Hillary's camp that lied.  wienerdoggie   Mar-06-08 09:42 AM   #109 
  - Morning Kick !!!  WillyT   Mar-06-08 07:25 AM   #93 
  - This was briefly reported in the press last week, and then dropped, for whatever reason.  flpoljunkie   Mar-06-08 07:44 AM   #96 
  - Okay so where the hell is the media in reporting this?  Mystery2Me   Mar-06-08 07:56 AM   #97 
  - The Media won't care. They NEEDED a Hillary win to keep the race close. It's good for business.  jeffrey_X   Mar-06-08 08:31 AM   #106 
  - The MSN NEEDED a Hillary win because she's BEATABLE by the Repugs  mrone2   Mar-06-08 09:24 PM   #155 
  - Good question. (nt)  redqueen   Mar-06-08 09:43 AM   #111 
  - We need the NAME!! !!!! !!!!!! !!!! !!!!!  debatepro   Mar-06-08 07:59 AM   #99 
  - KICK  npincus   Mar-06-08 08:21 AM   #104 
  - kick  nell2323   Mar-06-08 09:40 AM   #108 
  - Too bad for all those Ohioans who took her at her word. (nt)  redqueen   Mar-06-08 09:43 AM   #110 
  - Oh, and K&R.  redqueen   Mar-06-08 09:44 AM   #113 
  - And then, there are those for whom a HRC slam doesn't make Obama look any better  ProgressIn2008   Mar-06-08 09:53 AM   #114 
  - I think one would want to know..  stillcool47   Mar-06-08 10:14 AM   #118 
     - The story isn't about "slamming Hillary"  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 11:52 AM   #133 
        - I didn't say it was...  stillcool47   Mar-06-08 02:35 PM   #141 
           - errrr.... or maybe I replied ...  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 03:41 PM   #142 
              - is okay...I know how it is...  stillcool47   Mar-06-08 10:23 PM   #157 
  - Great scoup WillyT!!! The whole reason I come here to DU is because of people like you. Thanks  IsItJustMe   Mar-06-08 10:23 AM   #119 
  - This is what I remember hearing from CTV.  AlertLurker   Mar-06-08 10:49 AM   #123 
  - Do you know whether the original CTV report is available online? n/t  krkaufman   Mar-06-08 11:54 AM   #134 
  - Is There A Memo That Documents It? Oh, There Isn't? How Sad For Obama.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-06-08 12:01 PM   #135 
  - Harpers covering his Bush loving ass and that of his Chief of Staff who leaked the memo  ElsewheresDaughter   Mar-06-08 12:04 PM   #137 
  - Funny thing is...  WyldRogue   Mar-06-08 12:36 PM   #138 
  - Interesting........ n/t  OhioChick   Mar-06-08 12:38 PM   #139 
  - A shame that this is actually not true  Tarc   Mar-06-08 02:26 PM   #140 
  - LOL, did you read the whole thread?  Spazito   Mar-06-08 03:43 PM   #143 
  - English isn't your first language, eh?  Tarc   Mar-06-08 04:08 PM   #144 
     - Original, wow, very original response  Spazito   Mar-06-08 05:16 PM   #148 
  - How, as a Democrat, can you continue to support her?  AzDar   Mar-06-08 07:23 PM   #153 
  - HRC and McCain gangin up on the people's candidate.  BREMPRO   Mar-06-08 05:07 PM   #147 
  - I hope it bites Cinton's campaign back hard!  bambino   Mar-06-08 05:58 PM   #149 
  - it's an OBAMA scandal, b/c Obama lied...he denied any meeting had ever taken place  amborin   Mar-06-08 07:05 PM   #151 
  - not according to msnbc now. we'll see!! n/t  dana_b   Mar-06-08 07:20 PM   #152 
  - this is so believable...  smubossirossi   Mar-06-08 07:29 PM   #154 
     - Team Obama Alive  mcollier   Mar-06-08 09:57 PM   #156 
 

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