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What Hillary told the Arab world …and why the tone of anti-war criticism matters
Jewish World Review ^ | April 30, 2004 | Joe Scarborough

Posted on 04/30/2004 5:48:05 AM PDT by SJackson

Last Tuesday, we pointed out comments made by Sen. Hillary Clinton to an Arab newspaper, blasting the Bush administration.

She said of the Bush administration: "Their stubbornness and arrogance is breathtaking. And, as a result, we continue to go down a path that I think is fraught with horrible dangers, especially for the young men and women serving in Iraq, but also for Iraqis, for the stability of the region."

Her complaints were published by Arab newspapers and repeated across the Middle East.

I reminded the senator that she and other public figures have to be extremely careful about what they say to the press while our troops are in the middle of a Fallujah firefight. For the most part, Senator Clinton has been responsible with her words since 9/11. But early Wednesday morning, Ms. Clinton's office began calling our staff and the MSNBC President Rick Kaplan claiming the statements we reported were never made by the senator.

At about 10 a.m. ET., we got an angry phone call from her office demanding an apology and a retraction. They said she never spoke to the Arab press, she never criticized the president, and, in fact, never did the interview at all.

Our producers immediately double-checked our sources and we tracked down the reporter who did the interview with Senator Clinton. By noon, we found out that the interview did take place. Then, they insisted that the interview that she had was with a freelance journalist, and not the Arab paper that eventually ran her story. It was established that the interview was conducted in New York.

The senator's press secretary then started to back down. By 4:30 p.m., the senator's representatives admitted that she had done the interview. She did know the reporter was writing to an international audience, and she did criticize the president.

That line of reasoning proves my point even more: When we are in the midst of a war, what is whispered to any reporter will surely be shouted from the mountains across the Arab world.

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


TOPICS: Editorial; Foreign Affairs; Politics/Elections; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: arabpress; arabworld; asharqalawsat; hillary; lefties; scarborough; sedition; tokyohillary

1 posted on 04/30/2004 5:48:05 AM PDT by SJackson
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To: SJackson
Guess Hillary will be eating Thanksgiving turkey with Bill stateside this year.
2 posted on 04/30/2004 5:52:18 AM PDT by Notasoccermom
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To: SJackson
Attempting to flush the statements doen the Memory Hole. I'm surprised MSNBC's response wasn't, "Yes, Your Highness."

There are words which do not exist in English anymore - words like, "Treason", "Sedition", and "Honor".
3 posted on 04/30/2004 5:52:26 AM PDT by Old Sarge
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To: SJackson
BTTT

It would seem the dems feel there are more votes to be gained in the arab communities.

4 posted on 04/30/2004 5:56:50 AM PDT by OldFriend (Always understand, even if you remain among the few)
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To: SJackson
Hillary should have already been in prison for other charges. What's one "treason" charge added to her list of offenses?
5 posted on 04/30/2004 5:57:54 AM PDT by TommyDale
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To: SJackson
I thought the Arab world had an aversion to pork.
6 posted on 04/30/2004 6:02:14 AM PDT by auboy
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To: SJackson
The left is setting the stage for Kerry by invoking Vietnam and encouraging terrorism and insurgency.

If they win the WH in this election they will have set the stage for a debacle under their watch. Of course any questioning of their mishandling this war will be met with cries of division and unpatriotic behavior by the media and all, virtually all newpapers, but they will have created a situation in which they will be responsible for chaos.
7 posted on 04/30/2004 6:03:31 AM PDT by OpusatFR (John Kerry - Cheezewhiz for the mind - marshmallow mush for the masses)
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To: auboy
Big Smile!!!
8 posted on 04/30/2004 6:04:05 AM PDT by Sacajaweau (God Bless Our Troops!!)
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To: Notasoccermom
"Guess Hillary will be eating Thanksgiving turkey with Bill stateside this year."/i>

She should be eating that Thanksgiving dinner in jail while awaiting trial for treason. I can't stand the Clintons.

9 posted on 04/30/2004 6:04:30 AM PDT by GBA
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To: SJackson
She got caught lying again, but it doesn't matter.
10 posted on 04/30/2004 6:04:33 AM PDT by b4its2late (If you look like your passport picture, you probably need the trip.)
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To: SJackson
OHMIGOSH, I can't believe she really said these things! When will the NY Post and Fox pick this up? I know for sure the others won't.
11 posted on 04/30/2004 6:12:52 AM PDT by jocon307 (The dems don't get it, the American people do.)
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To: SJackson
"She said of the Bush administration: "Their stubbornness and arrogance is breathtaking. And, as a result, we continue to go down a path that I think is fraught with horrible dangers, especially for the young men and women serving in Iraq, but also for Iraqis, for the stability of the region."

Hillary now the Queen of insurgents? The woman is as traitorous as her husband...they have NO loyalty to America or Americans. She badmouths her countrymen to the enemy giving them hope they can divide the country – not to mention how devastating such remarks and pronouncements are to our military.

Mrs. Clinton, your husbands record stands as testimony to the mess the world and our country is in today. Your blathering is as empty as the promises made during the Clinton years in the White House. Not only are you lying, you are shielding a serial rapist; a living breathing danger to young women everywhere.

12 posted on 04/30/2004 6:13:33 AM PDT by yoe
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To: SJackson
I am surprised that any Arab would get this close to a lying pig.
13 posted on 04/30/2004 6:16:09 AM PDT by Piquaboy
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To: SJackson
"Then, they insisted that the interview that she had was with a freelance journalist, and not the Arab paper that eventually ran her story. . . The senator's press secretary then started to back down. By 4:30 p.m., the senator's representatives admitted that she had done the interview"

Is there not some chosen curse, some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man who owes his greatness to his country's ruin!" -- Joseph Addison.

(Picked up that wonderful quote atWinter Soldier.com)

We are not engaged specifically, with the Arabs in a war; but our elected Representatives, Hillary and the Democrat Senators et al; should pay a price for their crossing such a fine line while we fight our war against terrorism.

Glad to see Joe Scarborough speak up on this but don't understand the overall 'sounds of silence' from Repubs et al. . .

14 posted on 04/30/2004 6:22:08 AM PDT by cricket (Terrorists are weapons of mass destruction. . .)
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To: SJackson
If she is so damn worried why don't she send her homely daughter to straiten things out.Being her kid was raised by the smartest woman and the best president in the world she could whip that group of generals and commanders in shape in a couple of days."When pigs fly"
15 posted on 04/30/2004 6:23:27 AM PDT by solo gringo (Always Ranting Always Rite)
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To: SJackson
This treasonist, lying, disgusting woman needs to shut her mouth. She now has the blood of our soldiers on her filthy hands along with Teddy Kennedy. I hope she rots in hell.
16 posted on 04/30/2004 6:23:31 AM PDT by Lucky2 ( 2004 is the year the Yankees will win the World Series and GWB will be re-elected!)
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To: SJackson
They said she never spoke to the Arab press, she never criticized the president, and, in fact, never did the interview at all.

That depends, of course, on what the meaning of 'did' is, and the Clintonian concept of 'never'.

17 posted on 04/30/2004 6:37:48 AM PDT by Sender (I actually voted for inconsistancy before I voted against it.)
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To: SJackson
Even her press secretary that insisted the interview never took place, isn't immune to lying. A few hours later backing down on the charge.
18 posted on 04/30/2004 6:40:19 AM PDT by Blue Highway
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To: SJackson; snopercod
Excellent catch; and thank you.
19 posted on 04/30/2004 6:44:29 AM PDT by First_Salute (May God save our democratic-republican government, from a government by judiciary.)
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To: SJackson
It seems to me that when one of these shrill anti-war comments by the likes of Hillary, Ted Kennedy or John Kerry makes the news there is an increase in attacks on US troops. If I were the enemy and was watching CNN, I would certainly believe my strategy of trying to weaken the support for the war by random terror killings is working.
20 posted on 04/30/2004 6:47:57 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: Old Sarge
"There are words which do not exist in English anymore - words like, "Treason", "Sedition", and "Honor"."

If, only we could make an example out of her or one of the other Demons that walk the earth. Just one is all it would take to shut them up.

21 posted on 04/30/2004 6:55:16 AM PDT by auggy (http://home.bellsouth.net/p/PWP-DownhomeKY /// Check out My USA Photo album & Fat Files)
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To: auggy
Hillary Clinton does not put the best interest of America first and foremost. She should be the second Clinton impeached for reckless actions and dangerous mouth.
22 posted on 04/30/2004 7:22:59 AM PDT by Toespi (,)
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To: cricket
Great Post, crick!

Sounds as though shrillary would rather allow the fight to come back to us (see my tag)!
24 posted on 04/30/2004 9:24:12 AM PDT by Hegemony Cricket (Better fight the WOT in the Iraqi "holy" city of Najaf, than in the American holy city of New York.)
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To: SJackson
I would love to see a transcript of those phone calls. Hillary's not just a pathological liar, she has her staff lie for her as well. Then hides behind them when the chickens come home to roost. Yup real presidential timber there, all right. And it's rotten to the core.
25 posted on 04/30/2004 9:28:52 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: SJackson
More lies from the moron that wants to be President.
26 posted on 04/30/2004 9:59:35 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: auggy
"There are words which do not exist in English anymore - words like, "Treason", "Sedition", and "Honor"."
If, only we could make an example out of her or one of the other Demons that walk the earth. Just one is all it would take to shut them up."

Now that would be justice.


27 posted on 04/30/2004 10:01:07 AM PDT by freekitty
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To: freekitty
The CLITons are f***ing traitors!!
28 posted on 04/30/2004 10:24:45 AM PDT by Chinese_American_Patriot (9/11/01 - Never Forget, NEVER Forgive!!!! Al-Fallujah, Iraq. The home of savage Islamofacists!!!!)
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To: OldFriend
Plus that .. the dems still feel they are allowed to say whatever they want with impunity. Before .. they could say, "I never gave that paper an interview", and the media would have accepted it as gospel. Today .. that is no longer acceptable.

Hillary better learn to keep her treasonous statements to herself .. if she expects to survive. Should she run for office, you can be sure WE ON FR WILL REMIND HER OF THESE HORRIBLE STATEMENTS DURING A TIME OF WAR.
29 posted on 04/30/2004 11:20:45 AM PDT by The Final Harvest (The 2004 Election is for the SOUL of AMERICA)
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To: Hegemony Cricket
HC: somehow I managed to post response to another thread; which I had not even read - ????; beats me; but stranger things have happened! Anyway, just a repeat of the 'other' for sake of keeping things together. . .

"Sounds as though shrillary would rather allow the fight to come back to us"

Their impatience is almost palpable.

Great 'moniker' ;^); and like your 'tag' as well.

30 posted on 04/30/2004 11:22:55 AM PDT by cricket (Terrorists are weapons of mass destruction. . .)
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To: CyberAnt
Has any media outlet mentioned this attempt to deceive?
31 posted on 04/30/2004 11:31:44 AM PDT by OldFriend (Always understand, even if you remain among the few)
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To: OldFriend
I think MSNBC - John Scarborough - just did.
32 posted on 04/30/2004 11:41:16 AM PDT by The Final Harvest (The 2004 Election is for the SOUL of AMERICA)
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To: OldFriend
John = Joe

Sorry Joe
33 posted on 04/30/2004 11:41:44 AM PDT by The Final Harvest (The 2004 Election is for the SOUL of AMERICA)
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To: SJackson
When the liberals tell us that Iraq is another vietnam they are right in that they are rising up in protest against their country as traitors and fifth columnists have done throughout history.
34 posted on 04/30/2004 11:43:59 AM PDT by ampat (to)
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To: SJackson; Alamo-Girl; Joy Angela; ALOHA RONNIE
At about 10 a.m. ET.,Hillary Clintons Press Secretary said she 1.)never spoke to the Arab press 2.) she never criticized the president, and 3.) never did the interview at all.

Hey Hillary, you are not in control of the world anymore. You unfortunately loathe America, and will not learn a thing from this latest incident,we know that. We also know this will be swept under the rug by all media outlets and never mentioned again, save for Joe Scarborough. America also knows your Press Secretary was forced to back down and I only wish I could've been near you to witness your hellish reaction when informed of your failed attempt at using Saul Alinsky's rule that states "Ridicule Is Man's Most Potent Weapon"!! Ahhhh, when the heat gets turned on........
So, we now know for A FACT that
By 4:30 p.m., 1.)Hillary Clintons Representatives admitted that she had done the interview
2.) She did know the reporter was writing to an international audience
and 3.) She did criticize the president.
Nothings changed from the woman who consistently stands for NOTHING, yes that's her, Mrs. Hillary Clinton!
35 posted on 04/30/2004 11:54:34 AM PDT by Pagey (Hillary Rotten is (still ) a Smug and Holier- than- Thou Socialist)
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To: CyberAnt
Scarborough's article on Jewish World Review was posted here on FR this morning.

Wondering if anyone else will mind being threatened by the witch.

36 posted on 04/30/2004 11:56:56 AM PDT by OldFriend (Always understand, even if you remain among the few)
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To: Pagey
Thanks for the ping!
37 posted on 04/30/2004 12:50:54 PM PDT by Alamo-Girl
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To: SJackson

Hey Hillary, Liar,liar, pants on fire!

Wow, this lie and the retraction of the lie is a bigger story than the original Bush bashing to a foreign journalist. I had my doubts about her denial, anyway. The words sounded too much like Hillary's to be a fabrication. This story needs to be sent to all media venues.

Please keep this story bumped all week-end.
38 posted on 04/30/2004 12:58:15 PM PDT by Eva
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To: SJackson
I missed a few things about this article, starting with the author, Joe Scarborough. Way to go Joe! I see that Joe has achieved some degree of independence from his handlers at MSNBC since the advent of the Rick Kaplan presidency. The second thing I missed was Rick Kaplan's part in the story. Rick Kaplan was Hillary's man at CNN and lost his job when the viewers rebelled. I wonder how he's taking being used and abused by her lies. It doesn't make him look too good, either.
39 posted on 04/30/2004 1:03:48 PM PDT by Eva
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To: SJackson
bump
40 posted on 04/30/2004 1:41:29 PM PDT by Eva
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To: Pagey
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How interesting.


HILLARY goes on Japanese TV to endorse KERRY for the Democrat Party's Nomination for President =

HILLARY goes on Arab TV to blast BUSH


How Interesting.

.
41 posted on 04/30/2004 4:51:21 PM PDT by ALOHA RONNIE (Vet-Battle of IA DRANG-1965 http://www.LZXRAY.com)
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To: SJackson
A "Well Deserved" BUMP for posting an absolutely great article that should be printed in every newspaper in America! (Ugh, if only that were possible)
42 posted on 04/30/2004 8:19:57 PM PDT by Pagey (Hillary Rotten is (still ) a Smug and Holier- than- Thou Socialist)
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To: Pagey
Hillary is a SLY one.

Would America every really let
Hillary Clinton & Bill Clinton
back into Power???

I don't think so.

But that won't stop Hillary
from trying.

Hillary's Creed:

I Hate therefore I must Rule.

43 posted on 04/30/2004 11:01:44 PM PDT by Joy Angela (Hillary *IS* Hitlery)
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To: Pagey; ALOHA RONNIE
Nothings changed from the woman who consistently stands for NOTHING, yes that's her, Mrs. Hillary Clinton!

Oh, Hillary stands for something and her life's mission
is found in her daughter's name...

"Chelsea Victoria" Clinton
"Shall-see Victory"

Hillary's Goals are Not for the Light-Hearted.

Hillary Clinton's Goal is to Destroy America.

44 posted on 04/30/2004 11:08:10 PM PDT by Joy Angela (Look at her closer. Hillary *is* Hitlery.)
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To: SJackson
Hillary Bint Lying!

I remember answering a question on a old CNN All politics board about who I would believe, Bill Clinton or Osama Bin Laden, and saying that I would have to go with Bin Laden over Bin Lyin (copied from some other Freeper) because Bill Clinton was a known liar and I didn't know anything about Bin Laden. (Oh, what a mistake!) Now we have Hillary Bint Lying!
45 posted on 05/01/2004 10:32:54 AM PDT by Eva
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To: Eva
BUMP!
46 posted on 05/01/2004 12:22:50 PM PDT by Pagey (Hillary Rotten is (still ) a Smug and Holier- than- Thou Socialist)
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To: freekitty
Yea. I still don't understand why these people along with their co-horts(Janet Reno, and including some news people) have not been tried and punished for treason.

I don't know if anyone has read "Hillary's Secret War". It is really a must read book.
47 posted on 05/01/2004 1:10:03 PM PDT by freekitty
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To: Pagey
bump again
48 posted on 05/01/2004 6:21:45 PM PDT by Eva
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
Note: this topic is from 4/30/2004. Thanks SJackson.
Hillary's a liar:
She said of the Bush administration: "Their stubbornness and arrogance is breathtaking. And, as a result, we continue to go down a path that I think is fraught with horrible dangers, especially for the young men and women serving in Iraq, but also for Iraqis, for the stability of the region." ...early Wednesday morning, Ms. Clinton's office began calling our staff and the MSNBC President Rick Kaplan claiming the statements we reported were never made by the senator... Our producers immediately double-checked our sources and we tracked down the reporter who did the interview with Senator Clinton. By noon, we found out that the interview did take place. Then, they insisted that the interview that she had was with a freelance journalist, and not the Arab paper that eventually ran her story. It was established that the interview was conducted in New York. The senator's press secretary then started to back down. By 4:30 p.m., the senator's representatives admitted that she had done the interview. She did know the reporter was writing to an international audience, and she did criticize the president.

49 posted on 04/11/2015 4:38:23 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (What do we want? REGIME CHANGE! When do we want it? NOW!)
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