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futureliveshere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:36 AM
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Respected Names in Media Start Calling Out The CLINTON Lies
Edited on Wed Mar-26-08 09:42 AM by futureliveshere
Ok, now this is BAD. When Real Clear Politics start printing out a littany of the Clintonian LIES it's got to hurt. Of course Dick Morris has his own axe to grind but the common public doesn't know this. What doesn't make sense is that she is doing this to herself by staying in the race. If this continues she is going to not only make herself unelectable (which is what she was trying to make BO), but also make it difficult for Barack to offer her any position of power without the Repubs squealing blue murder. Its just DAFT and doesn't prove her ruthless nature or fighting spirit.

It just proves her campaign's inability to adjust to the changing political reality.

Here are some snippets.

The USA Today/Gallup survey clearly explains why Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) is losing. Asked whether the candidates were honest and trustworthy, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) won with 67 percent, with Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) right behind him at 63. Hillary scored only 44 percent, the lowest rating for any candidate for any attribute in the poll.

Hillary simply cannot tell the truth. Heres her scorecard:


Admitted Lies

Chelsea was jogging around the Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. (She was in bed watching it on TV.)
Hillary was named after Sir Edmund Hillary. (She admitted she was wrong. He climbed Mt. Everest five years after her birth.)
She was under sniper fire in Bosnia. (A girl presented her with flowers at the foot of the ramp.)
She learned in The Wall Street Journal how to make a killing in the futures market. (It didnt cover the market back then.)


Whoppers She Wont Confess To

She didnt know about the FALN pardons.
She didnt know that her brothers were being paid to get pardons that Clinton granted.
Taking the White House gifts was a clerical error.
She didnt know that her staff would fire the travel office staff after she told them to do so.
She didnt know that the Peter Paul fundraiser in Hollywood in 2000 cost $700,000 more than she reported it had.
She opposed NAFTA at the time.
She was instrumental in the Irish peace process.
She urged Bill to intervene in Rwanda.
She played a role in the 90s economic recovery.
The billing records showed up on their own.
She thought Bill was innocent when the Monica scandal broke.
She was always a Yankees fan.
She had nothing to do with the New Square Hasidic pardons (after they voted for her 1,400-12 and she attended a meeting at the White House about the pardons).
She negotiated for the release of refugees in Macedonia (who were released the day before she got there).

With a record like that, is it any wonder that we suspect her of being less than honest and straightforward?


The article also accuses Obama of showing less leadership and fighting abilities than McCain,
When Obama faces McCain in the general election (not if but when) the legacy of the Wright scandal will not be to question Obamas patriotism or love of America. It will be to ask if he has the right stuff (pardon the pun).

The largest gap between McCain and Obama in the most recent USA Today/Gallup Poll was on the trait of leadership. Asked if each man was a strong, decisive leader, 69 percent felt that the description fit McCain while only 56 percent thought it would apply to Obama. (61 percent said it of Hillary.) Obama has looked weak handling the Rev. Wright controversy. His labored explanation of why he attacks the sin but loves the sinner comes across as elegant but, at the same time, feeble. Obamas reluctance to trade punches with his opponents makes us wonder if he could trade them with bin Laden or Ahmadinejad. We have no doubt that McCain would gladly come to blows and would represent us well, but about Obama we are not so sure.



But the important thing to remember is that Obama doesn't want to stoop dowm to the lowest levels to attack a fellow Democrat This needs to be kept in mind, and this WILL change as the contest narrows to just Obama and McCain. Thats when the knives will come out and the attacks will gain in urgency, sharpness and effectiveness.

Ok people feel free to throw fire at me.

edited to provide the following link:
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2008/03/hilla...
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October Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:39 AM
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1. These "respected" types also branded Gore a liar....
and it stuck.
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futureliveshere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:44 AM
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3. Yes exactly.. She has many fine accomplishment to her record...
But too many skeletons in the closet to defeat grumpy granpa. So swallow your pride, and shoot for Senate Head or SCOTUS or something like that. How difficult is it to see that??
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Catherina Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:39 AM
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2. Recommending
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MadBadger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:46 AM
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4. Respected Names? You are making me sick.
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futureliveshere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:49 AM
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5. Was wondering when you would show up?? Welcome!!
This is a relatively mild comment from you :)
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MadBadger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:51 AM
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6. If you are going to use Respected names, dont use Fox News Whore Dick Morris
Who is probably head of the Hillary hating fan club.
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futureliveshere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:53 AM
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8. Now you are getting somewhere. But there are many more abuses in you. Dont hold back please.
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MadBadger Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:54 AM
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9. What are you even talking about?
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tabasco Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:51 AM
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7. Another: "I haven't had time" to release my tax records and White House records.
That's a whopper IMO.
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leftofcool Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:55 AM
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10. Same people called Bill, Kerry, Gore, Cleland a liar
so what's new?
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futureliveshere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 09:57 AM
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11. Most of them LOST. So its not new, but a continuation of a losing cause. Thats the point of the post
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boobooday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Mar-26-08 10:31 AM
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12. Yeah, McCain is "strong" and "decisive"
in his wrongheadedness 99% of the time!
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