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GOP Blasts Hillary Clinton for Her President Bush Comments - (finally hitting back!)
NEWSMAX.COM ^ | JULY 11, 2005 | CARL LIMBACHER & Staff

Posted on 07/11/2005 3:54:11 PM PDT by CHARLITE

ALBANY, N.Y. – Republicans took aim at Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday for comparing President Bush to Mad magazine's freckle-faced "What, me worry?" kid, Alfred E. Neuman.

A Republican National Committee official said the former first lady was "part of today's angry and adrift Democrat Party," while a spokesman for one of her potential 2006 Senate rivals said she was guilty of "insulting the president."

"At a time when President Bush and most elected officials are focused on the security of our nation, Mrs. Clinton seems focused on taking partisan jabs and promoting her presidential campaign," added New York's GOP chairman, Stephen Minarik. "Her priorities are clearly out of whack." Clinton's attack on the president came Sunday during a speech in Colorado.

"I sometimes feel that Alfred E. Neuman is in charge in Washington," Clinton said during the inaugural Aspen Ideas Festival, organized by the Aspen Institute, a non-partisan think tank.

The former first lady drew a laugh from the crowd when she described Bush's attitude toward tough issues with Neuman's catchphrase, "What, me worry?"

As Clinton gears up for a Senate re-election race in New York next year and a possible White House presidential bid in 2008, her attacks on Bush have become sharper.

In her speech Sunday, she accused the president of damaging the economy by overspending while giving tax cuts to the rich, depriving U.S. soldiers of equipment needed to fight the war in Iraq and cutting funds for scientific research.

"Hillary Clinton's opportunistic attempt to market herself as a centrist is like a wolf dressing up in sheep's clothing," said RNC spokeswoman Tracey Schmitt. "Such thinly veiled rhetoric doesn't change the fact she is part of today's angry and adrift Democrat Party."

Thomas Basile, a spokesman for potential Senate challenger Edward Cox, a son-in-law of the late President Nixon, said while Clinton was "busy insulting the president across the country, she is failing to produce the homeland security and transportation funding" the state needs.

Clinton has been accusing the Bush administration of providing inadequate funding for New York's security needs.

While national polls show the former first lady to be leading the pack among potential 2008 Democratic presidential contenders, Clinton has said she is too wrapped up in her Senate work and re-election effort to think about that.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections; US: New York; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: alfredeneuman; antibush; comparisons; gop; hillary; hillaryclinton; madmagazine; reaction; remarks
"While national polls show the former first lady to be leading the pack among potential 2008 Democratic presidential contenders, Clinton has said she is too wrapped up in her Senate work and re-election effort to think about that."

Oh sure........

1 posted on 07/11/2005 3:54:13 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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To: CHARLITE

Oh, those beastly republicans.
Whimps.


2 posted on 07/11/2005 3:55:23 PM PDT by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Mia T; ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton; End_Clintonism_Now; garyhope; bitt; mmercier; MikeA; ...
Hillary ping!

Char :)

3 posted on 07/11/2005 3:56:48 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I propose a co-Clinton team as permanent reps to Pyonyang, w/out possibility of repatriation....)
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To: CHARLITE

"I sometimes feel that Alfred E. Neuman is in charge in Washington," Clinton said..."

And I thought that John Holmes (the legendary and dead) was in charge when her husband of convenience, Bill, was in the Whore House.

As of yet I have not seen any account of what Hillary's state did with all that money President Bush granted after 9/11. Wasn't it like 20 million dollars on two seperate occassions?

Maybe she should produce an itemized list of what New York did with that money before squawking...


4 posted on 07/11/2005 4:00:31 PM PDT by grumple (I'm too old to worry about whether or not I'm a pain in your ass...)
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To: CHARLITE

The witch will get creammed if she runs for President. All she has to do is open her mouth to turn off 65% of the population.


5 posted on 07/11/2005 4:04:37 PM PDT by John Lenin (Hillary Clinton was Vince Foster's black widow spyder bite)
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To: CHARLITE

Whomever may have advised Hillary Clinton to make this quip? Did wrong. She was wrong to do so. All it does is conjure, easily, how as "president" she'd deal with the leaders of other countries (as well as those within the US). Bad move.


6 posted on 07/11/2005 4:10:48 PM PDT by Alia
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To: CHARLITE
"I sometimes feel that Alfred E. Neuman is in charge in Washington," Clinton said

Seems that the "Abbie Hoffman School of Political Theater" has moved from the streets to the highest reaches of the Democrat party

7 posted on 07/11/2005 4:19:18 PM PDT by Mr_Moonlight
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To: CHARLITE

Liar, liar, pants on fire....


10 posted on 07/11/2005 4:24:37 PM PDT by hershey
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To: CHARLITE

'a wolf dressing up in sheep's clothing'

...more like Jabba the Hutt...


11 posted on 07/11/2005 4:25:15 PM PDT by WestTexasWend
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To: CHARLITE
"I sometimes feel that Alfred E. Neuman is in charge in Washington," Clinton said

What a coincidence!

When the Clintons were in Washington, I thought Caligula was in charge!

12 posted on 07/11/2005 4:28:05 PM PDT by Gritty ("Hillary’s the warrior queen on a field of Democratic Party corpses-Mark Steyn)
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To: hershey

Talk about a conflagration!!!


13 posted on 07/11/2005 4:29:34 PM PDT by kevinm13 (The Main Stream Media is dead! Fox News Channel Rocks!)
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To: grumple

She probably thought it was SOOOOO clever. It's a known fact that Liberals have NO sense of humor, unless it's at the expense of others.


14 posted on 07/11/2005 4:30:33 PM PDT by JENINMO
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To: hershey

Finally hitting back? What the heck?
If they were hitting back there would be big name Republicans quoted directly with strong statements.

It almost feels like they are gearing up to fight each other instead of Hillary.


15 posted on 07/11/2005 4:31:20 PM PDT by grondram (The problem with the middle of the road is that you're passed on all sides and likely to be runover.)
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To: CHARLITE

Lets keep fighting this one. She cannot be allowed to get any oxygen or support in the MSM.


16 posted on 07/11/2005 4:32:38 PM PDT by kevinm13 (The Main Stream Media is dead! Fox News Channel Rocks!)
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To: kevinm13

I honestly can't tell if you are joking... she is the presumptive front runner, the darling of the MSM and somehow is being cast as moderate compared to her husband. This is a serious problem.

There is a potentially nightmarish scenario for the Republicans - they tear each other to pieces in the primaries while she is anointed to the nomination.

When we analyze these things we've got to remember that in the MSM President Bush is portrayed as a super conservative allowing someone to run as a moderate while actually being a liberal.

Part of the problem is that she has never held any office and thus has no record. At least Kerry had a voting record he couldn't get away from.


17 posted on 07/11/2005 4:41:38 PM PDT by grondram (The problem with the middle of the road is that you're passed on all sides and likely to be runover.)
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To: CHARLITE
The Bush economy is hitting on all cylinders now.

It's getting as good or better than the smoke and mirrors bubble of the late 1990s.

And it's doing this when oil sells for $59 a barrel.

Madame Hillary of course does not remember when her male whore inhabited the Oval Office and oil was at $12.

I'll take a real ecomomy and a real man President anytime......and it's safer now too......Bush is doing something against the terrorists......not sticking the next president with the hard job.

18 posted on 07/11/2005 4:43:57 PM PDT by CROSSHIGHWAYMAN
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To: grondram
Republicans - they tear each other to pieces in the primaries while she is anointed to the nomination.

Has a Republican ever torn anyone to pieces? Maybe Bush knocked a few back, but not too violently.

Hill brings mafia contacts to the Democratic Convention.

19 posted on 07/11/2005 4:48:45 PM PDT by alrea (Help Wanted: New Jersey Director of Homeland Security - must be willing performer and handsome.)
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To: CHARLITE

There are two things Miss Hitlery should never refer to when speaking of others: 1)how they look, and 2)the quality of their intelligence. She just draws attention to her own ugly dumbness.


20 posted on 07/11/2005 4:50:47 PM PDT by abclily
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To: John Lenin
"All she has to do is open her mouth to turn off 65% of the population."

.....plus, it will be helpful for Republican operatives to continue to play and replay her many public statements, including those where she didn't realize that she was being taped.........Ex: the famous one (see below) where she told a doting audience, "We're going to take things away from you, for the common good." Of course her Royal Thighness would be deciding which "things" to "take away." Wouldn't she?


21 posted on 07/11/2005 4:55:27 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I propose a co-Clinton team as permanent reps to Pyonyang, w/out possibility of repatriation....)
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To: Victoria Delsoul

Miss Piggy ping.


22 posted on 07/11/2005 5:07:15 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free.)
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To: CHARLITE

``I sometimes feel that Alfred E. Neuman is in charge in Washington,''

So Chelsea's running things? Is that it?


23 posted on 07/11/2005 5:16:10 PM PDT by TeddyCon
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To: CHARLITE

We need to turn the heat up on this witch. Until recently, she's let her dogs do her bidding, but now she's in the hunt. If only one of the people that she has screwed over would come forward and slam this woman for just what she is, perhaps others would be willing to expose her. One crack in the teflon is a good start.


24 posted on 07/11/2005 5:28:52 PM PDT by conshack ((Durbin deserves a fair trial and representation for charges of treason))
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To: alrea

You're right. But they have certainly damaged the eventual winner as he got through the primaries.


25 posted on 07/11/2005 5:30:14 PM PDT by grondram (The problem with the middle of the road is that you're passed on all sides and likely to be runover.)
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To: Alberta's Child
"At a time when President Bush and most elected officials are focused on the security of our nation, Mrs. Clinton seems focused on taking partisan jabs and promoting her presidential campaign," added New York's GOP chairman, Stephen Minarik. "Her priorities are clearly out of whack."

There is no substance and objectivity in her speeches, except attacks and ridicule - pretty much all she knows.

26 posted on 07/11/2005 6:15:33 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: CHARLITE

About time!


27 posted on 07/11/2005 6:16:54 PM PDT by ladyinred
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To: CHARLITE
What, Me Worry?
28 posted on 07/11/2005 6:33:24 PM PDT by NeoCaveman (we should not hesitate to resolve the tension in favor of the Constitution's original meaning-Thomas)
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To: CHARLITE

I look forward to the witches run for the brass ring, if she thought Kleins book was bad she ain't seen nothing yet. She has an 8 year track record in the White House that will not escape her.


29 posted on 07/11/2005 6:41:04 PM PDT by John Lenin (Hillary Clinton was Vince Foster's black widow spyder bite)
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To: Victoria Delsoul
"There is no substance and objectivity in her speeches, except attacks and ridicule - pretty much all she knows."

This bears much repeating from now until we're "safe" on the late evening of Nov. 2, 2008. The "smartest woman in the world" is a fraud, IMO! George Will wrote a great column about 6 week ago, wherein he called both Clintons "chancers." They're brazen gamblers who realized (in their rampage in Arkansas) that most Americans only heard brief, compact, heavily edited snippets of "news" from the networks. They took advantage of that fact. They also had some considerable luck, like Perot syphoning off Republican votes from Bush 41, and Bush 41 himself not realizing how dangerous these two "chancers" were, until it was too late.

This time around, the public is going to be much more wise, more aware and so Chancer #2 won't succeed, but she's still potentially lethal. All of us need to continually expose her for the empty pants suit that she is!

Thanks for your excellent comment, Victoria!

Char :)

30 posted on 07/11/2005 6:41:54 PM PDT by CHARLITE (I propose a co-Clinton team as permanent reps to Pyonyang, w/out possibility of repatriation....)
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To: CHARLITE

Hillary's next speech will feature "Did you hear the one about the (insert her favorite anti-Semitic slur here)??


31 posted on 07/11/2005 6:42:55 PM PDT by SpinyNorman (Liberals are enablers for terrorists and other anti-American groups.)
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To: CHARLITE

Clinton has said she is too wrapped up in her Senate work and re-election effort to think about that."


Tell it to a democrat, they'll believe anything.


32 posted on 07/11/2005 6:45:15 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: CHARLITE

1,000 FBI files take the teeth from current GOP leadership.


33 posted on 07/11/2005 6:49:14 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We have the government we allow and deserve.)
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To: CHARLITE
Chancers, that's an excellent description. You're right about the need to expose her.

Thanks for your reply.

34 posted on 07/11/2005 6:50:30 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: Joe Boucher

Yeah, they'll be taking her out to dinner in one of the finer restaurants in WDC by weeks end.........sucking up as usual. :(


35 posted on 07/11/2005 6:51:06 PM PDT by Dawgreg (Happiness is not having what you want, but wanting what you have.)
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To: tet68

Everytime she opens her mouth, someone needs to remind them of how socialized medical would be America's middle name if she had gotten her way in 1993. Plus, for all her bluster, she couldn't even get the Olympic committee to give NYC the 2012 games - sure, HIllary, you're efforts mean chicken#%^!


36 posted on 07/11/2005 6:51:36 PM PDT by princess leah (\)
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To: Victoria Delsoul

Yep, you're right. What a ponderous, disgraceful weight to have draped around the neck of this country.


37 posted on 07/11/2005 8:05:16 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free.)
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To: hershey
Liar, liar, pants on fire....

Liar, liar, pants-suit on fire....

38 posted on 07/11/2005 8:08:24 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: Alberta's Child

And we should find the way to tell her so.


39 posted on 07/11/2005 8:09:11 PM PDT by Victoria Delsoul
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To: CHARLITE
The former first lady drew a laugh from the crowd when she described Bush's attitude toward tough issues with Neuman's catchphrase, "What, me worry?"

This sounds more like Hillary when she had the Rose Law Firm billing records. Wait out the 2 year limitation on the special prosecutor, then "discover" the records in plain site in the WH residence...."What, ME worry?"

40 posted on 07/11/2005 8:17:32 PM PDT by SERKIT ("Blazing Saddles" explains it all.....)
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To: AD from SpringBay
1,000 FBI files take the teeth from current GOP leadership.


41 posted on 07/11/2005 8:31:48 PM PDT by End_Clintonism_Now (MONEY IS THE ROOT OF ALL CLINTON!)
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To: Victoria Delsoul

I'd shout it from the rooftops on a daily basis, but I don't have a roof at my disposal right now.


42 posted on 07/11/2005 8:37:45 PM PDT by Alberta's Child (I ain't got a dime, but what I got is mine. I ain't rich, but Lord I'm free.)
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To: John Lenin
Hmm, political opposition what a novel invention that is, and I suppose that most would want none to exist. Calling someone the Alfred E. Newman kid, now that is harsh, and very comparable with what that nut Dean said.

I would think that the Republicans would be happy if there was a string in the House and Senate which would have the Democrats raise their hands in favor of every Republican sponsored bill.

Republican should be happy that they are about to capture the third lever of power, the judiciary. Instead they worry about what Hillary has to say as if she is ever going to be within shouting distance of the White House.

We now stand as close as we have ever been to a one party system. I wonder what people will complain about when that happens.
43 posted on 07/12/2005 8:03:51 AM PDT by Kuehn12 (Kuehn12)
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To: Kuehn12
We now stand as close as we have ever been to a one party system

We pretty much had one party rule for 30 years when the demoRATS controlled both houses. The only power the GOP really had during that time was the bully pulpit and the veto pen. It's a shame they are acting like such losers now that they have power because it can very easily revert back to the other side for another 30 years. The US Senate needs term limits, it's as close to a dictatorship in the Senate as the old Soviet Union.
44 posted on 07/12/2005 6:52:37 PM PDT by John Lenin (Hillary Clinton was Vince Foster's black widow spyder bite)
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To: John Lenin
Alot of the Reagan's policies got through even with a Democratically controlled Congress, 1986 tax reform, numerous increases in defense spending and so on.

Jimmy Carter was considered ineffectual for most of his term in office. What was the ideological mix in Congress during his administration?

Only during the Johnson/Rosevelt adminstrations was there Xanadu for the liberals, at least in the last century. Six out of eight years of the Clinton administration there were Republican majorities in Congress, so he wasn't running the play book.

What I am saying is that something historic is happening. The Democrats are imploding and the country is becoming more conservative as a reaction to the fruit and nut 60's revolution. This is giving the Republicans a chance to run the table, keep the White House, build super majorities in both houses of Congress, and reverse the trend toward liberal judical activism through out the country. To my knowledge this hasn't happen before.
45 posted on 07/13/2005 10:08:10 AM PDT by Kuehn12 (Kuehn12)
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