Skip to comments.Campaign question-3: The Hillary mystery
Posted on 05/22/2008 12:48:34 PM PDT by SmithL
No, not why is she carrying on despite all odds. Nor why, in some quarters, both conservative and liberal, she seems to inspire such mean-spiritedness.
I'm curious as to why so many of her congressional colleagues -- including those who serve with her on various committees, work together on legislation, whose two-term president husband brought the Democrats back from permanent opposition -- why they went against her, and in many cases so quickly.
Like six-term Sen. Chris Dodd, for example, an early contender who during his run derided Obama's thinness of qualifications.
More recently, what did Sen. Robert Byrd not see in her, despite her landslide win in West Virginia?
Is it because she was seen as "unelectable" -- a myth surely exploded by her election and re-election in a state that is far from overwhelmingly Democratic. Has she done something to piss off so many of her colleagues? Residual blame for her husband's contribution to Al Gore's loss in 2000? Sexism? (Then how explain Sen. Claire McCaskill, not to mention Nancy Pelosi and the governor of John McCain's home state, Janet Napolitano.)
This is not meant to be a rhetorical question. It is not a signal for the usual Clinton-haters to start their engines. Merely a genuine inquiry.
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That's using the word "contender" rather loosely.
They jumped off the Clinton bandwagon because her election fraud trial is just around the corner.
If only Chris had 2,100 1 million dollars checks to hand out, he’d have won the whole thing!
They’re Just Not Into Her
They were just llstening to their internal polling and leftie callers.
She’s got something up her sleeve. That’s why she’s going to run in all of the primaries.
Obama will be Giloolied between the last primary and the convention.
I’m willing to bet $10 on it.
She’s going to send me to a gulag in Alaska for posting this.
Easy. Liberals have the scruples of wounded jackels. Once they smell blood on one of their own, they eat it alive. Ever see hens peck to death another hen that has a spot of blood on its feathers?
You got it and...I think a lot of them must have bumped heads with her when old willie was prez. Obviously, she thought she was too and probably put her nose where it didn’t belong into issues that were none of her concern. I’m sure a lot of them remembered that. the clintins are not the only ones with long memories. I admire those who left her camp...they had courage and conviction for once.
After the Indiana and North Carolina primaries, movie mogul Harvey Weinstein called up Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office, and issued all sorts of threats if they "abandoned" Hillary and declare Obama the presumptive nominee. I can just imagine how Pelosi felt.
On a personal level, I think most of them simply can't stand her.
You are right, I agree with you 100%.
And if you read my many repetitive posts (all squawking against the GD evil witch Hillary and her husband), you will understand why I am posting this from a gulag somewhere within a communist country.
[By the way, I’m hungry. I’m cold. My teeth are falling out. Won’t you help me? Please, for the love of g*d, please send me a sandwich and a toothbrush. Maybe a space blanket.]
These people talk about an empty suit like he’s some kind of wizard. I have no faith in his ability to lead this country through the tough years that lay ahead. His track record is ridiculously short and empty of anything that shows leadership. Maybe I’m not being fair since I’m one of those garlic nose Italians but I never was impressed by politicians who blow smoke up our ass.
And by the way, Doug From Upland says to say hello (through sips of tepid fencepost soup).
BJ was elected in '92 while the dims were in "permanent majority" status and promptly lost both the House and the Senate to Newt.
I just finished reading Pappion. It’s got some good tips in there for surviving.
But I don’t think you’ll be able to float out of an Alaskan gulag on a bag of coconuts.
But it is what she does, not what she is, and she is the one responsible for it. Rose Law Firm records and cattle futures, Billy Dale, Craig Livingstone, Vince Foster, Marines cursed at and used as personal servants; there's a pattern here that it takes someone color-blind and tone-deaf not to discern. If the author truly is in doubt perhaps that tells us more about him than it does about us...or about her.
Even though this lot supported Bill Clinton during his scandals and bashed Republicans and went along with Hitlery, they are the anything rather than Republican crowd
Now that this lot has a choice Hitlery or Boma they have chosen their poison
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