Skip to comments.It's All About Hillary
Posted on 12/20/2007 11:46:09 AM PST by vietvet67
Just back from Iowa, and I've got a theory about why Hillary Clinton has been having a difficult time.
It's because she is the issue.
No politician wants to be the issue and have the debate swirl around them and their foibles. And Hillary is working overtime to make Barack Obama the issue with the whole change-requires-experience argument. But I don't see the pundits, bloggers, radio people and cable hosts sitting around debating Obama's qualifications. They're chattering about Hillary, as they have for 15 years. Even talking about her looks, thanks to Drudge.
Clinton's team, as I reported yesterday, believes the press is holding their woman to a much higher standard than Obama, and some journalists agree.
For most of the year, as HRC's election was depicted as pretty much a done deal, a number of conservative commentators seemed to be making their peace with the prospect. Hillary was more hawkish than her Democratic rivals, more experienced, and had run a surprisingly good campaign, they said. She was, in short, a grownup.
But now that she's hit a rough patch, some of the old anti-Hillary vehemence is surfacing. Take these two reports in National Review, starting with Jonah Goldberg:
"The most enjoyable aspect of watching the HMS Hillary take on water is the prospect that Bill -- and his cult of personality -- will go down with the ship, too. Bill Clinton has been stumping for his wife on the Iowa hustings, framing the election as a referendum on his tenure as president. Last month in Muscatine (during the same speech in which he falsely claimed to have opposed the Iraq war from the beginning), he told the assembled Democrats that HMS Hillary could transport America 'back to the future.' . . .
(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonpost.com ...
"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus
The question is, is Hillary Evita to Bill’s Juan Peron, or Lurleen to Bill’s George Wallace. Is this a facade or a restoration in the form of a coup against the Constitution?
Invite the MSM journalists to take tea with Polonius and Hillary.
This article certainly gets every bit of this bad news about hillary out there in front of its readers. Here’s one I’d missed up until now:
“Hillary Rodham Clinton’s youngest sibling is a deadbeat dad who owes tens of thousands of dollars in child support to his politically connected ex, The Post has learned.
“In a disclosure that could prove embarrassing for his sister, Anthony Rodham has stiffed his former wife, Nicole Boxer, out of $75,000 in child support, as well as $55,000 in alimony, a source close to the case said.” That’s Barbara Boxer’s daughter.
New Talking Point Detected: Tucker Carlson on CNBC was oh-so-coincidentally promoting this view last night.
electing Hillary (bitch NY) is the exact same as leaving a 2 year old in your back yard with your two pit bulls.
something horrible is gonna happen and it ain’t to the pit bulls
"We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."
"We must stop thinking of the individual and start thinking about what is best for society.
"It's time for a new beginning, for an end to government of the few, by the few, for the few, and to replace it with shared responsibility for shared prosperity."
"We can't just let business as usual go on, and that means something has to be taken away from some people."
"We have to build a political consensus and that requires people to give up a little bit of their own turf in order to create this common ground."
"I certainly think the free market has failed."
"I think it's time to send a clear message to what has become the most profitable sector [oil] in the entire economy, that they are being watched."
"What I want to do is take those profits and apply them to alternative energy."
Karl Marx or Frederick Engels said none of these things; Hillary Clinton said them all.
See here for more gems from Hillary:
Rush mentioned it this morning, as well.
Ehould we expect another Holiday Card from Hillary!
Sure....It's all Drudge's fault. In reality, all Drudge did was publish a less than flattering actual picture of her. Are they trying to tell us that had a less than flattering picture of someone like Romney been taken, the press wouldn't have published it? It would have been over every evening news cast for a week. The fact that no one else published it until Drudge did, and then Rush talked about it, is what brought it into the public eye. Thank God for the alternative media.
Just as long as she is as successful as Bob "It's my turn" Dole.
“Is Hillary [playing] Evita to Bill’s Juan Peron?”
It’s tempting to compare them: two angry and ruthlessly ambitious women clawing (sleeping) their way to the pinnacle of state power in two industrialized nations.
But Eva Maria Duarte’s rise looked like a V-2 rocket compared to Hillary’s plodding pace. Evita nearly attained the vice presidencia of the Argentine before cancer claimed her at age 33. Had she lived as long as Hillary, who knows?
A little too flattering to liken Hillary to the only Latin American woman who is renowned here in the U.S. for her political ambitions, IMHO
yeah. Post #11
“Does anyone think the liberal nominee wont be Hillry I am owed Clinton?”
I am becoming hopeful that she won’t be the nominee.
OK, but her dildo is double sided and absolutely symmetrical.