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Weiner: Letís face it, Hillaryís arguably the most qualified presidential candidate in U.S. history
Hot Air ^ | January 24, 2014 | Allahpundit

Posted on 01/25/2014 12:18:55 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

You can draw the historical comparisons as easily as I can, so I won’t bore you with them. Simple question instead: Should we cut this guy some slack for slobbering this way knowing that he’s just trying to make amends for jeopardizing his wife’s career? Huma was, and probably still is, a lock for membership in the White House inner circle if Hillary wins in 2016. The only baggage that might get her booted is you-know-who’s habit of doing you-know-what. If, after two years of public humiliation, Weiner wants to make it up to her by keeping a straight face while saying something like this on TV, who among us would fault him? Everyone atones in their own way. This guy just happens to do it by insisting that his wife’s boss is arguably more impressive than, say, Dwight Eisenhower. Or even John Kerry.

Plus, it’s hard to single Weiner out for criticism knowing that, as implausible as it may seem, this same surreal claim will be repeated endlessly in various forms by Democrats during the next campaign. The more people notice that Hillary, despite having moved in the highest circles of power for more than 20 years, has virtually nothing to show for it in terms of policy, the more frantically her credentials will be touted. Former first lady. Senator. Secretary of State. She racked up hundreds of thousands of miles in the air in her diplomatic travels. Hundreds of thousands — more than any other Secretary of State. Right?

Put aside the fact that the “more than any secretary of state” part isn’t actually true — Condi Rice flew more. When you ask, “Okay, what did she get for it?” you get a blank stare or you get some stuff about championing women’s rights. Two people have told me she did good work in Myanmar, but I’ve never really gotten to the bottom of that. I suppose I could look it up, but at the end of the day we’re still talking about Myanmar, which is not the locus of America’s most pressing international problems. (“That’s right, because Hillary prevented the Myanmarese hegemony,” someone at MSNBC just shrieked. “She stopped it cold.”) While the Wikipedia page on her tenure doesn’t even mention Myanmar, it does mention her championing of better cook stoves in the Third World. That’s good. And so is improving the plight of women in various countries where their status ranges between “Slightly More Important than the Village Mule” to “So Incredibly Delicate We Must Keep Them Covered with Burlap Sacks All Day Long Even Though It’s Like 115 Degrees in the Shade Today.”…

I’ve been saying for a while, if by a while you mean two decades, that Hillary Clinton has never lived up to the hype. She wasn’t an effective senator, she was effective at managing her image as a senator. She wasn’t an effective manager; HillaryCare was a paper behemoth that never even came up for a vote, but nonetheless helped her party lose control of the U.S. Congress. She isn’t a great politician; she’s the wife of one. She’s not even charismatic…

The fascination, the excitement, the thrill of Hillary Clinton is like a psychological potluck dinner for liberal Democrats and the Washington press corps: They bring their own. All she provides is the venue.

Her chief accomplishment as SoS wasn’t Myanmar, it was adding a new credential that would help expunge her Iraq vote in the eyes of the left. They’ll still resist her in the primaries, at least at first, but now she’s got a ready answer if/when she’s accused of being too quick to choose war: If there’s anyone who understands the value of diplomacy, it’s a former head of the State Department. She’s built relationships with foreign leaders (and built upon relationships that Bill had built years before). Jaw-jaw, not war-war. You can trust her now, at least enough not to disqualify her over old business.

And as for the new business that might theoretically disqualify her, her friends in the media know how to handle that. Click the image to watch.

(VIDEO-AT-LINK)


TOPICS: New York; Campaign News; Issues; Parties
KEYWORDS: 2014election; 2016; 2016election; anthonyweiner; demagogicparty; democrats; election2014; election2016; hillary; hitlery; humaabedin; memebuilding; partisanmediashill; partisanmediashills; weiner
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1 posted on 01/25/2014 12:18:55 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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3 posted on 01/25/2014 12:23:08 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I should suddenly care what Weiner thinks?


4 posted on 01/25/2014 12:24:08 AM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Hillary’s arguably the most qualified presidential candidate in U.S. history

Yeah, we trust your judgement, you perverted basta*d.

5 posted on 01/25/2014 12:25:07 AM PST by South40 (Liberalism is a Disease)
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To: onyx

Reference that photo, did you see this nonsense?

The Political Solar System: Forget the Hillary New York Times Magazine cover.
http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/low_concept/2014/01/hillary_clinton_nytm_cover_other_politicians_in_the_solar_system.html


6 posted on 01/25/2014 12:25:56 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Gee, thanks a lot. What an idiot.
LOL.
Now, I’m really going to call this one a night!
God bless and keep you, dearest 2ndDivisionVet.


7 posted on 01/25/2014 12:29:08 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

P.S. Of course that silly composer of that thing, can’t omit Sarah Palin.
She lives in their heads 24/7. LOL.


8 posted on 01/25/2014 12:31:48 AM PST by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: onyx

Good night, hon.


9 posted on 01/25/2014 12:32:34 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (Jealousy is when you count someone else's blessings instead of your own.)
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To: Vince Ferrer

10 posted on 01/25/2014 12:37:01 AM PST by Roscoe Karns
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Same old story whatever Dim is running is the most qualified or smartest candidate in history. Whoever is the GOP candidate is dumb. Yawn.


11 posted on 01/25/2014 12:38:50 AM PST by JLS
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Emphasis on arguably. I’ve read some of the liberal comments in various places and Hillary should worry. Each newer liberal generation is less likely to vote for an old liberal when younger ones come available. She is seen as establishment.


12 posted on 01/25/2014 12:43:38 AM PST by skr (May God confound the enemy)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Weiner is aptly named.


13 posted on 01/25/2014 12:50:40 AM PST by jospehm20
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The sad thing about Weiner’s take on the Hildebeast is that the Zer0 Infobots will vote for her. Their decision will not be based upon her competency as Secretary of State. It will be based upon putting a woman in the Presidency. It will also be done to make up for the poor choice they made for Zer0. These yahoos will make it that simple.


14 posted on 01/25/2014 1:00:08 AM PST by jonrick46 (The opium of Communists: other people's money.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bill Clinton officiated at Anthony Weiner’s so-called wedding to the daughter of one of the top Muslim Brotherhood leaders. All can agree that that was not a marriage made in heaven, but it seems by the Clintons. First the Clinton’s marry off their daughter to a Jewish guy, then they marry off Hillary’s Saudi Muslim closest aide and advisor Huma Abedin to a half-Jewish Senator, yet another road to the seats of U.S. power over foreign policy. Without the Clintons, the disgraced Anthony Weiner is a man without a benefactor. The Clintons were a stepping stone. Now they are now his only hope. He made a pact with the devils. Disgraced, but still married to “Huma Huma, I’m a Muslim,” he’s tied as never before to the Clintons. If they say “Jump,” he has no choice but to say “How high?”


15 posted on 01/25/2014 1:03:47 AM PST by Seeing More Clearly Now
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16 posted on 01/25/2014 1:12:46 AM PST by PhilDragoo (Hussein: Islamo-Commie from Fakistan)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Huma was, and probably still is, a lock for membership in the White House inner circle if Hillary wins in 2016.’

Taking over the Reggie Love Chair no doubt.


17 posted on 01/25/2014 1:17:33 AM PST by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

As ridiculous as Weener sounds, it is frightening that someone might actually believe what he says. Who will look to see that Hillary was a horrible first lady, a useless Senator, and a complete failure as Secretary of State? America is weaker than it has ever been. Our foreign policy and foreign relations are in a shambles, and Hillary ain’t in no way tiurd of screwing things up.


18 posted on 01/25/2014 1:44:22 AM PST by pallis
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The good news is, we know where to adjust our fire now.


19 posted on 01/25/2014 2:07:18 AM PST by RC one
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Carlos is still sending pics......


20 posted on 01/25/2014 2:10:39 AM PST by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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