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(14,923 posts)
Mon Sep 8, 2014, 10:08 AM Sep 2014

Hillary Clinton Serves Us KISSINGER KOOL-AID

"...That she wrote it really isn’t a surprise, she has always bought into this toxic narrative and it tells us beyond doubt that regardless of the need to finally elect a woman as president in the United States, a Hillary Clinton presidency would be enormously dangerous..."

Sunday morning newspaper, steaming hot coffee, peaceful reverie, lounge chair on my deck, birdsong chorus in the background–bliss until I saw the Outlook section of the Washington Post with two, yes two, life size headshots of Henry Kissinger. My peaceful easy feeling went full throttle grumpy in a matter of seconds. Which was quite justified when I found that this dual image travesty illustrated a review by Hillary Clinton of Kissinger’s new book (no I won’t provide a convenient Amazon link). As a feminist, I am completely in favor of electing a woman president. It is long overdue. But as anyone who has read my work over the years knows, I am no fan of Hillary Clinton. Yes, she has done some good things, but her world outlook is as dangerous as the male politicians who have preceded her. Lest you doubt this, read the following few paragraphs from her very long review:

"..In his new book, “World Order,” Henry Kissinger explains the historic scope of this challenge. His analysis, despite some differences over specific policies, largely fits with the broad strategy behind the Obama administration’s effort over the past six years to build a global architecture of security and cooperation for the 21st century.

During the Cold War, America’s bipartisan commitment to protecting and expanding a community of nations devoted to freedom, market economies and cooperation eventually proved successful for us and the world. Kissinger’s summary of that vision sounds pertinent today: “an inexorably expanding cooperative order of states observing common rules and norms, embracing liberal economic systems, forswearing territorial conquest, respecting national sovereignty, and adopting participatory and democratic systems of governance.”

This system, advanced by U.S. military and diplomatic power and our alliances with like-minded nations, helped us defeat fascism and communism and brought enormous benefits to Americans and billions of others. Nonetheless, many people around the world today — especially millions of young people — don’t know these success stories, so it becomes our responsibility to show as well as tell what American leadership looks like..."


Success stories? Through what warped lens is she viewing the world and our country? Rare is the book review that could be characterized as chilling. In this case, it is an apt descriptor. Clinton is correct that many people, especially the young, don’t know these stories. But those of us who do call foul. This review is nothing short of an alarming adulation of Kissinger’s damaging tenure.




(17,379 posts)
1. that's very disappointing. i'm so pro-hilary but it seems that everytime she opens her
Mon Sep 8, 2014, 10:34 AM
Sep 2014

mouth and says something - I have to wonder about her true feelings

Kissinger created a lot of chaos in the world



(2,992 posts)
4. Maybe just the contrary.
Mon Sep 8, 2014, 10:44 AM
Sep 2014

She maybe expects it keeps growing, for to "secure" her nomination, by appearing therefore as "the savior"! Her silent towards Fergusson crime spoke already a lot. She was then too busy...promoting her, she and herself!



(2,992 posts)
3. HRC is just showing up her real Neocon face.
Mon Sep 8, 2014, 10:42 AM
Sep 2014

Just another proof.....

She doesnt care ethics, only her ambitions.



(14,923 posts)
6. "...When asked whether Hillary Clinton would make a good president, Kissinger said:..
Mon Sep 8, 2014, 12:45 PM
Sep 2014
“...Yes, she’d be a good president. But she’d put me under a great conflict of interest if she were a candidate, because I tend to support the Republicans....”


Yup!.....Straight from the war criminal's mouth.....he supports republicans!
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