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Clintons blow diets at Chef's, to staff's delight
buffalo news ^ | 6.1.06 | maki becker

Posted on 06/02/2006 2:46:55 AM PDT by NYpeanut

Hillary and Bill Clinton took a break from the South Beach Diet on Wednesday to do lunch Buffalo-style: spaghetti Parmesan and chicken cacciatore at Chef's on Seneca Street.

"I figure once a year, it's OK," said former president and quadruple by-pass survivor Bill Clinton, as he chomped down on a cannoli while simultaneously shaking hands with adoring fans.

The Clintons were at Chef's with about 40 convention organizers and volunteers to wrap up their appearances in Buffalo for the state Democratic convention.

"That was amazing!" gushed hostess Kim Ehnes, 19, of East Aurora, moments after the powerhouse political duo was swept away by Secret Service agents.

"We thought that the Sabres coming in here was a big deal, but that blew that away," she said.

"It's an awesome feeling to meet a president of the United States of America," said Samuel A. Herbert, a convention volunteer who showed up outside Chef's to take a photograph of himself with the Clintons with his cell phone camera.

"I will treasure this picture," Herbert said.

The Clintons made the rounds in the restaurant, shaking hands with workers and patrons and delighting them with their down-to-earth demeanor, before sitting down to mounds of Italian-American dishes.

"The president said we just put 10 pounds on him and took 10 years off his life because of all the cheese," said waitress Anne Johnston, 21.

Customers, too, were delighted by the surprise visit.

Barb and Ted Gorney, a retired couple from West Seneca, were in downtown Buffalo running errands and just happened to decide to come to Chef's Wednesday afternoon.

"I thought I'd surprise her and take her to lunch at Chef's," Ted Gorney said.

They were worried at first when they saw the long line of black Secret Service SUVs in front of the restaurant, but were thrilled when they saw who the special guests were. The Gorneys made sure to get a table near the aisle so they'd get a chance to shake hands with the Clintons.

"If it was [President] Bush, I wouldn't even speak to them," Barb Gorney joked.

Andrea Gallo, 59, a retired Buffalo Envelope worker and regular at Chef's, said she strode up to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton with a pointed message: "I told her I want her to run for president and that she'd be just as good as her husband."

Sen. Clinton replied: "I need your help in November, first."

To which Gallo replied: "You got it."

For the record: The restaurant picked up the tab but waitress Johnston said the party "left a nice tip."


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"The president said we just put 10 pounds on him and took 10 years off his life because of all the cheese," said waitress Anne Johnston, 21.

Waiter, another plate of cheese for the rapist at table 1!

1 posted on 06/02/2006 2:47:01 AM PDT by NYpeanut
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To: NYpeanut

Clinton, word to fat kids of America, "Do as I say, not as I do".


2 posted on 06/02/2006 2:53:43 AM PDT by SR 50 (Larry)
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To: NYpeanut

I gained 10 pounds just reading this cheesy article.


3 posted on 06/02/2006 2:56:52 AM PDT by babaloo
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To: NYpeanut

this needs a barf alert...ugh


4 posted on 06/02/2006 3:11:51 AM PDT by tina07 (In Memory of my Father - WWII Army Air Force Veteran)
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To: NYpeanut
You should have MEGA Barfed this post.

Hmm, one meal, ten years off Clinton's life. How about a week or two.

How shallow can people be??
5 posted on 06/02/2006 3:15:44 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek ("Over there, over there, We won't be back 'til it's over Over there.")
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To: NYpeanut
For the record: The restaurant picked up the tab but waitress Johnston said the party "left a nice tip."

SNORT.

6 posted on 06/02/2006 3:18:00 AM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: NYpeanut
Note to self: Never, ever, read an article about the Clintons immediately after eating.

The next time my brother calls to complain about no jobs in Buffalo, I'll remind him that he should have asked Hillary when he had the chance.

7 posted on 06/02/2006 3:18:37 AM PDT by anoldafvet (The two most abundant things in the universe are hydrogen and stupidity.)
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To: NYpeanut
The Klinton puff pieces continue apace.

Leni

8 posted on 06/02/2006 3:19:20 AM PDT by MinuteGal (FReeps Ahoy 4 cruisers are home! Check the cruise thread for photos. Hit red "4" on Home Page)
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To: NYpeanut

I wonder what they tipped?


9 posted on 06/02/2006 3:36:06 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: MinuteGal
The Klinton puff pieces continue apace.

The foreign press are running lots of stories about Bill's Canadian heiress girlfriend. Strangely, our gossip and celebrity-obsessed media can't seem to muster the energy to write about her instead of pap like this.

10 posted on 06/02/2006 3:37:12 AM PDT by relictele
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To: beaversmom
Whatever they tipped sure cost them less than the price of the meal would have.

I have never seen people so addicted to trolling for and/or accepting freebies.

11 posted on 06/02/2006 3:39:33 AM PDT by mewzilla (Property must be secured or liberty cannot exist. John Adams)
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To: relictele
Our MSM probably figures that while the American sheeple proved they will accept "two for the price of one" in the White House, it'll be a little harder for them to accept a threefer.

Leni

12 posted on 06/02/2006 3:42:25 AM PDT by MinuteGal (FReeps Ahoy 4 cruisers are home! Check the cruise thread for photos. Hit red "4" on Home Page)
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To: NYpeanut

(Cream) Puff Piece, (Cream) Puff Piece!


13 posted on 06/02/2006 3:46:01 AM PDT by rod1
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To: NYpeanut

Long lines of Black SUV's outside. If this guy is so loved why does he need a long line of SUV's. Give him 2 agents and a Motor scooter. As for the tips i would bet the agents tipped them not the Bubba.


14 posted on 06/02/2006 3:47:16 AM PDT by sgtbono2002
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To: NYpeanut
Andrea Gallo, 59, a retired Buffalo Envelope worker and regular at Chef's, said she strode up to Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton with a pointed message: "I told her I want her to run for president and that she'd be just as good as her husband."

I agree. She'd be every bit as good as your husband.

15 posted on 06/02/2006 3:48:47 AM PDT by American Soldier
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To: American Soldier

oops mean to say "her" husband....


16 posted on 06/02/2006 3:49:08 AM PDT by American Soldier
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To: NYpeanut

Anybody else see the irony in the title-using "Clinton" and "blow" in the same sentance-that's just too rich.


17 posted on 06/02/2006 3:50:46 AM PDT by mrmargaritaville
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To: NYpeanut
I thought Chef was dead?


18 posted on 06/02/2006 3:55:30 AM PDT by trashcanbred (Anti-social and anti-socialist)
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To: mrmargaritaville
Anybody else see the irony in the title-using "Clinton" and "blow" in the same sentance-that's just too rich.

Good catch - I didn't notice it until you pointed it out. LOL

19 posted on 06/02/2006 3:57:39 AM PDT by Allegra (Thread Hijacker Extraordinaire)
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To: NYpeanut
"If it was [President] Bush, I wouldn't even speak to them," Barb Gorney joked.

and this line adds SO much to the article...love how the editors had to make sure it stayed in.

20 posted on 06/02/2006 4:00:45 AM PDT by ZinGirl
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To: NYpeanut
"I figure once a year, it's OK," said former president and quadruple by-pass survivor Bill Clinton, as he chomped down on a cannoli while simultaneously shaking hands with adoring fans.

OK .. all who believe this BS raise your hands

21 posted on 06/02/2006 4:02:49 AM PDT by Mo1 (DEMOCRATS: A CULTURE OF TREASON)
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To: NYpeanut



22 posted on 06/02/2006 4:03:05 AM PDT by maggief (and the dessert cart rolls on ...)
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To: maggief
Stipid question

But why is there a telephone on stage with Bill and Hill in that picture?
23 posted on 06/02/2006 4:06:46 AM PDT by Mo1 (DEMOCRATS: A CULTURE OF TREASON)
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To: beaversmom

From the article:

For the record: The restaurant picked up the tab but waitress Johnston said the party "left a nice tip."


24 posted on 06/02/2006 4:07:53 AM PDT by maggief (and the dessert cart rolls on ...)
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To: All

Notice how desperately they're trying to give her a personality?

The maid. Now this. Next she'll be teaching Vacation Bible School.


25 posted on 06/02/2006 4:10:36 AM PDT by David Allen (the presumption of innocence - what a concept!)
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To: babaloo
She swallowed more than the cheezy stuff.


26 posted on 06/02/2006 4:10:36 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: Mo1
Here's wide angle shot, and another for good measure. ;)




27 posted on 06/02/2006 4:10:37 AM PDT by maggief (and the dessert cart rolls on ...)
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To: MinuteGal
warren buffet owns the buffalo news.
its a way out left wing rag . buffalo was stripped mined by the DNC for years ago. the DNC bigwigs and union bosses left the city in financial shambles. Seriously, the state/feds are now in charge of the city's finances ! The idiot customer is a typical DNC moron who never figured out the financial scam. Buffalo has lost over 150,000 jobs under the Clintonista's reign ! Sad place .
28 posted on 06/02/2006 4:15:36 AM PDT by BurtSB
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To: NYpeanut

Better title: Chef's Diet Staff Blows Clintons


29 posted on 06/02/2006 4:20:29 AM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway~~John Wayne)
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To: NYpeanut

There's more puff in this piece than the pastry, along with the obligatory MSM swipe at Pres. Bush.


30 posted on 06/02/2006 4:23:52 AM PDT by 6SJ7
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To: BurtSB

Exactly. See also: New York's state and local tax burden tops the nation (Connecticut #2, Alabama, lowest tax burden)
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1641988/posts

Too many in NY state are of the blue collar mindset that the DNC stands up for the little guy. They just keep on electing dems and the occasional RINO who continue to drive NY into oblivion.


31 posted on 06/02/2006 4:25:39 AM PDT by Boris99
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To: maggief

He looks pretty bad.Maybe a few nights out drinking with Teddy would be enough to finish him off?


32 posted on 06/02/2006 4:25:53 AM PDT by Farmer Dean (Every time a toilet flushes,another liberal gets his brains.)
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To: NYpeanut

Maki Becker...Clinton's fluffer.


33 posted on 06/02/2006 4:27:09 AM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: beaversmom
I wonder what they tipped?

15% of what they paid for the meal.

34 posted on 06/02/2006 4:28:33 AM PDT by Aeronaut ("Endless repetition is not a coherent argument." —Thomas Sowell)
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To: sgtbono2002
Long lines of Black SUV's outside. If this guy is so loved why does he need a long line of SUV's. Give him 2 agents and a Motor scooter. As for the tips i would bet the agents tipped them not the Bubba.

I remember seeing former President Harry Truman mowing his own lawn in Independence, MO...

He didn't have a secret service detail, at least not one that I recall. And when he left Washington, he came home. It seems to me that Truman was a now extinct form of Dem.

Mark

35 posted on 06/02/2006 4:31:26 AM PDT by MarkL (When Kaylee says "No power in the `verse can stop me," it's cute. When River says it, it's scary!)
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To: NYpeanut

I live approx 20 miles SE of Buffalo and this fawning piece of bullshit coming from, what else, the Buffalo News, is no surprise. New York State and Buffalo in particular are stuck in the mid-1960s. It worships at the altar of big government, trial lawyers, and public-sector unions. These same people, after voting leftward for all these decades, can't figure out why the area is an economic backwater. The level of ignorance in the Buffalo area is astounding but they seem to like it that way.


36 posted on 06/02/2006 4:33:55 AM PDT by Smber (The smallest minority is the individual. Get the government off my back.)
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To: NYpeanut
Clintons blow diets at Chef's, to staff's delight

I thought surely that Monica was going fit into this story with keywords 'Clinton', 'blow', and 'delight' included in the headline.....

37 posted on 06/02/2006 4:37:29 AM PDT by eeriegeno
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To: NYpeanut

It is so amazing how people gush over these educated criminal hicks. Where's the barf alert? I need more coffee.


38 posted on 06/02/2006 4:41:27 AM PDT by poobear (The most critical job that Americans will not do (just illegals): Vote for Democrats!)
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To: NYpeanut

clintoons blow.... enuff said.


39 posted on 06/02/2006 4:47:46 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: NYpeanut

Did anybody count the silverware?


40 posted on 06/02/2006 4:48:11 AM PDT by Ed_in_NJ (Who killed Suzanne Coleman?)
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To: NYpeanut
"The president said we...took 10 years off his life...said waitress Anne Johnston, 21.

Yeah, well, he's too damned evil to die from the cheese he eats, darling. And the cheese you've gushed will add 20 to his despicable existence.

Doncha know this POS just positively lives for the fawning attention?

Right now, I'm not sure which low-life POS I detest most, Billy-bob Clintoon or that treasonous ass-clown, Murtha.

41 posted on 06/02/2006 4:51:39 AM PDT by OldSmaj (I received my koran from CAIR. I desecrate it daily, in the privacy and comfort of my own toilet.)
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To: NYpeanut

Did Hillary leave a tip?


42 posted on 06/02/2006 4:53:52 AM PDT by ken5050 (GWB, Reagan, Thatcher, Pope John Paul II, freed hundreds of millions.# of Nobel PeacePrizes: ZERO)
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"That was amazing!" gushed hostess Kim Ehnes, 19, of East Aurora.

"He claimed my soul in the name of satan and I loved very moment of it."

43 posted on 06/02/2006 5:02:19 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll. 17,400+ snide replies and counting!)
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To: babaloo
I gained 10 pounds just reading this cheesy article.

I lost my breakfast!

I have a friend who saw the Clintons up close at Bentson's funeral service this week and she said Bill looks sick and "worse than heart problems."

I loved including Hillary in the description-- "their down to earth demeanor." There should be a law against people that stupid even being allowed to vote!

44 posted on 06/02/2006 5:02:30 AM PDT by lonestar (Me, too--Weinie)
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To: Smber
Buffalo was the first stop for the Klintons the day after he was IMPEACHED! the nameless faceless editorial board weekly writes slam pieces against Bush,the war,etc. you know the drill. Puff pieces about rat's even though the rats run the city, and have for years. the population is decreasing, control boards run the county and the city. The place is an economic mess, controlled by unions. The Bflo rag has never got over slick willy's slap down. One of their favorites columnist is Molly Ivans, and they have a few home grown hate writers on staff.
45 posted on 06/02/2006 5:04:43 AM PDT by reefdiver (A culture of treason exists between Democrats and the MSM)
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To: NYpeanut

Who is "Diets"? He sounds German.


46 posted on 06/02/2006 5:05:52 AM PDT by Junior_G
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To: NYpeanut
as he chomped down on a cannoli while simultaneously shaking hands with adoring fans.

it sounds like an snl skit w/ phil hartman as clinton "jogging" into a McD's then eating everyone's food to show how food sent overseas ends up in the hands of warlords

47 posted on 06/02/2006 5:07:33 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch (Tolerance is the last virtue of a depraved society.)
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To: NYpeanut
Sen. Clinton replied: "I need your help in November, first."

Confirmation that she's running for president.

48 posted on 06/02/2006 5:08:47 AM PDT by noexcuses
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To: lonestar

Bill does look bad doesn't he? Not a good ad for the South Beach diet.


49 posted on 06/02/2006 5:08:55 AM PDT by babaloo
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To: relictele
The foreign press are running lots of stories about Bill's Canadian heiress girlfriend. Strangely, our gossip and celebrity-obsessed media can't seem to muster the energy to write about her instead of pap like this.

Proving once again that our media is obsessed with a Clinton AGENDA and anything anti-Republican.

50 posted on 06/02/2006 5:09:04 AM PDT by demkicker (democrats and terrorists are intimate bedfellows)
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