Skip to comments.Clinton Compares Obama’s Appeal to Bush
Posted on 01/06/2008 5:08:24 PM PST by jdm
NASHUA, N.H. At a rally with some 1,500 people here on Sunday afternoon, Hillary Rodham Clinton had separate comments about the current president and his predecessor.
Referring to the personal appeal that Senator Barack Obama enjoys among many Democrats, Mrs. Clinton said:
I think its good to have a likable president. But if I remember right, many people said they wanted to have a beer with George W. Bush. Maybe they shouldve left it at that have a beer, dont vote him in as our president.
Minutes later, an audience member asked what Bill Clinton would be called if he became the first male spouse of the president, should she win.
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If I was Bush, I would counter to Hillary by saying:
"Well, then why'd YOU vote to give your authorization to go into Iraq, if it was such a bad idea, you dumb beyotch?"
She’s getting desperate, wouldn’t you say?
If she thinks that comparing Obama to Bush is going to endear her to Dem voters, she is completely tone-deaf politically.
That's funny, since IIRC, back in '92 they were saying the exact same thing about William Jefferson Clinton
We may have a contest. Hell still be Mr. President. He could be First Mate. His Scottish friends have suggested First Laddie. Were open to suggestions, she said.
I suggest prisoner #264338280.
One thing about it, if Hillary furnished the drinks, it’d be the ‘coldest beer in town’
And fron the looks of his lips, I don’t think Obama drinks anything but Grape Kool-Aid
Only a sick, sick woman would put up with a piece of sh*t like The First Rapist.
Yes. William Jefferson Clinton would look good in an orange jumpsuit.
The Beige Yuppie Socialist with Big Ears is evidently getting under the skin of the Evil Fat Arse Old Hag Marxist.
Bill Clinton Complains about Media Campaign Coverage [semi-satire]
Jan. 6, 2008
Bill Clinton voiced his anger at the media’s biased coverage of his wifes campaign and suggested that this will force Hillary to go negative on Senator Barack Obama (D-Ill.).
My wife spent 8 years as assistant president and 12 years as assistant governor of Arkansas, Clinton asserted. The media isnt giving her the credit for this governing experience. Instead, they continue dredging up old charges.
Clinton insisted that my wife and I have been totally exonerated of every single charge ever leveled against us. We never stole a nickel. No one ever handed us a bribe. There are no credible living witnesses to any of the supposed crimes that we are alleged to have committed.
On the flip side, Clinton contended that Obama is getting a free pass on some crucial issues. You know, Obama is half white, Clinton reminded. Yet, he is lionized as the first black candidate to win a primary. Of course, you never hear that the other half isnt really black as Americans understand it. Its Muslim. In this era of Islamic jihad would it be prudent to elect a president who is half Muslim? Thats the kind of question the media should be asking.
In related news, Senator Hillary Clinton (D-NY) found herself dealing with a New Hampshire rally attendees confusion regarding her pledge to work for change. The question from Democratic precinct chairwoman Martha Luney left Mrs. Clinton at a momentary loss of words. Wouldnt it be undignified for the president to have to hustle for spare change? Luney asked. Even though it might save millions on salary, isnt the deficit in the billions?
You raise some good points, Mrs. Clinton replied. Its just a proposal right now. The idea will be thoroughly analyzed by my advisors for its social and fiscal impacts before a definite decision to go ahead is made.
Presidential rival Obama pounced on Clintons gaffe. With half the people of this country living on the streets, many subsisting on spare change, the least the president can do is work without a salary, Obama declared. That is what I pledge to do until this nation comes together as one.
The confusion may be widespread among Democratic voters. A survey indicated that among the Democrats voting for change about a third of them interpret this to mean that the candidates are promising to personally give away their spare change. Elroy Addleson, a Democratic caucus participant from Iowa was one of these. Its a question of generosity, Addleson said. When a person gives spare change to a poor man hes saying he cares about him. Thats the kind of person I want to be our next president.
Just think how special it would be to live one day in the USA and not hear the word (Clinton) and (Muslim)
At one time, we could actually count on this
Well, gosh then -- my wife spent decades as an "assistant engineer," not to mention "assistant bagpiper." ("Assistant husband?")
LOL - you made me choke.
That’s interesting you should say that about Dubya, Hillary, because I’ve thought pretty much exactly that about Bill.
"And oh yeah, I did not have sex with that woman."
I think its good to have a likable president.”
“So I’m withdrawing from the race.” Finished it.
Desperation, Hilzie? Wow.
Yes, even if it totally clashes with his big red clowney nose.
Of course there are no credible living witnesses, the credible witnesses never lived to witness. Isn't this what the mob bosses say about their crimes?
Yes, she is.
Now that her last minute likability tour in Iowa didn’t work, she is advocating that likability isn’t all it’s cracked up to be either.
Love your concept, but comparing Mileva Maric-Einstein to Hillary isn’t fair to Mileva. She was a mathematician, and, if not a co-author of some of his early manuscripts, she at the least had a role in proofreading them.
Obama didn’t have much good to say about her either in Hillary The Movie
Whoops. Thanks for the background.
Since Mrs. Clinton is riding on the coat tails of her husband and thinks the CLINTON years in the White House were the best years this country has ever seen, why don’t her placards and signs say Hillary CLINTON instead of just her first name?
There isn’t a possibility that she may think the CLINTON tag is bad for her campaign, is there? Is she trying to distant herself from Ol’ Bill or maybe it is as simple as she wants to have star quality like ‘Seinfeld’ or more appropriately ‘Madonna’.
Doug — I already pinged you about Mrs. Ali, with her over 35 years of ring experience. Simply hil[l]ar[y]ious!
I hope you have a smile on your face these days.
I can’t believe Bill Clinton voiced the “muslim” card. They really are getting desparate. But America should be worried about Obama and Clinton both...
A better analogy would be Einstein’s wife asking people to “vote” for whether her equations were right. How do the American people “feel” about her mathematical proofs.
Seeing her very unhappy does tend to bring on a smile, but this is a long, long, long way from being over. She could lose NH and S.Carolina and still do well enough on Super Tuesday. The Dem primaries are not winner take all. They will each continue to pick up delegates.
Yeah, but W will have a Buckler’s. It pretty funny that Slick chose “having a beer with W” as an image since W hasn’t had a beer or any other adult beverage with anyone for decades.
The implication of what she’s saying seems to be that the country’s likely to do better if we vote for someone not very likable for Prez in November - this would certainly boost her chances, but isn’t the kind of message most voters are going to buy.........
I think she has reached the Johnny Ringo moment.