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Hillary Clinton’s Hard Choices: Iraq and Sarah Palin
US News & World Report's The Run 2016 ^ | June 5, 2014 | David Catanese

Posted on 06/05/2014 4:45:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Clinton says she refused to attack Palin as directed by the Obama campaign.

Two “Hard Choices” Hillary Clinton writes about in her new book are the Iraq War and Sarah Palin.

CBS News obtained an early copy of Clinton’s book and published excerpts Thursday evening.

Two of the more illuminating snippets surround events prior to Clinton becoming secretary of State.

The former first lady writes that she wished she voted against the 2002 resolution to go to war with Iraq -- a position that eventually exposed her in the 2008 presidential primary.

According to CBS, Clinton writes:

"[M]any Senators came to wish they had voted against the resolution. I was one of them. As the war dragged on, with every letter I sent to a family in New York who had lost a son or daughter, a father or mother, my mistake become (sic) more painful."(Continued)

(Excerpt) Read more at usnews.com ...


TOPICS: New York; Campaign News; Issues; U.S. Senate
KEYWORDS: hillary; iraq; obama; palin

1 posted on 06/05/2014 4:45:08 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin was the only one Obama was worried about I think.


2 posted on 06/05/2014 4:47:10 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

My guess? Savvy Bill Clinton behind that one.


3 posted on 06/05/2014 4:52:07 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Wise decision by Hillary. Palin would have destroyed her in a debate.


4 posted on 06/05/2014 4:52:23 PM PDT by bobo1 (progressives=commies/fascists)
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To: PapaNew

He is the brains of that outfit.


5 posted on 06/05/2014 5:00:46 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

...and she is the brawn?


6 posted on 06/05/2014 5:01:37 PM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools)
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To: PapaNew

7 posted on 06/05/2014 5:01:53 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: gov_bean_ counter

If that.


8 posted on 06/05/2014 5:02:38 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2Million USD for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Clinton’s new book = BBS (bound bull sh!t).


9 posted on 06/05/2014 5:21:55 PM PDT by RetiredTexasVet (If you lined up the best and brightest of this administration, you'd just have a string of dim bulbs)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boxers or Briefs


10 posted on 06/05/2014 5:25:10 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Boxers or Briefs


11 posted on 06/05/2014 5:25:10 PM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Can't have a Liberal without a Lie)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
He is the brains of that outfit.

I've heard she was.
12 posted on 06/05/2014 7:13:52 PM PDT by Resettozero
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
"[M]any Senators came to wish they had voted against the resolution. I was one of them.

However, it was largely the Clinton intel which led to the world condemning Saddam Hussein.

The Clintons and their minions had been saying that Iraq had WMD for years. She's a lying witch.

13 posted on 06/05/2014 9:50:05 PM PDT by what's up (sun)
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Hillary's new book also has a sort of explanation about Benghazi---but it is a political Catch 22 as she's now confronted w/ the Bergdahl swap ON TOP OF Benghazi.

THE WORM SQUIRMS I love to see Hillary squirm----she's being forced to express diametrically opposing views---approving the Bergdahl swap b/c of her "concerns" about Bergdahl's well-being......at the same time she's forced to answer why she abandoned four Americans to their savage fate in Benghazi.

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BACKSTORY---News hound Bob Woodward Definitely Doesn’t Buy Hillary’s Benghazi Denial. Woodward doesn’t believe Hillary's whine that "it's all about politics." The reporter known for making news claims there are still “serious, unanswered questions about this.”

Hillary's book, Hard Choices, stoutly declares that everything there is to know about Benghazi has already been revealed....she is hoping to silence Republicans by charging politics is behind the continuing probe.

Bob Woodward will not be dissuaded. ".....one of the questions I have -- did she keep a diary? Obama confirmed to Woodward that he keeps a diary. Woodward noted. “Ronald Reagan kept a very detailed diary of Iran Contra, and he finally turned it over.” The veteran Post reporter also knocked Clinton and Obama....... noting Benghazi is not about partisan politics, as they stoutly aver. “There are facts,” Woodward asserted on Fox News. “There is neutral inquiry. And there is a way to look at this and get that information and see if there is new information.”

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It's nothing short of amazing that Hillary "remembers" every detail WRT the Bergdahl swap....and her part in it. Hillary actually "remembered" that she “was personally and intensely involved" in the debate over swapping five Taliban commanders for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl in 2011 and 2012.

Even though Hillary--naturally--had "severe reservations" about the potential deal, and was demanding stricter conditions for the release of the prisoners than what President Obama settled for last week.

I love the part where Hillary valiantly asserts she "had a framework deal drawn up that was much tougher on the Taliban than what ultimately got done two years later."

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Frankly, it's such a relief that Hillary remembers the Gitmo/Bergdahl details b/c she had a nasty fall and was subject to blackouts.

Hillary has had mucho problems "remembering" details about Benghazi. So its pretty amazing that Hillary "remembers" every detail about her part in the Bergdahl/terrorist swap.

Course, Hillary feels a blackout coming on when she hears or sees the name Benghazi......good thing she has a diary (/snix).

14 posted on 06/06/2014 5:25:37 AM PDT by Liz
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To: PapaNew
Palin was the only one Obama was worried about I think.

Then she has nothing to be worried about because Palin won't be on the ticket in 2016.

15 posted on 06/06/2014 5:28:07 AM PDT by DoodleDawg
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she has nothing to be worried about because Palin won't be on the ticket in 2016

I think that was a main reason wily William advised Hillary not to attack her

16 posted on 06/06/2014 8:03:21 AM PDT by PapaNew
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