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Hillary Takes Credit For "So-Called" Surge Success
Bob Parks: Outside The Wire ^ | 1/25/08 | Bob Parks

Posted on 01/25/2008 12:20:13 PM PST by bocopar

During Thursday night's Republican debate, presidential candidate Mitt Romney said something that angered me a bit...

romney-boca-raton.jpgAnd one more thing. What -- what an audacious and arrogant thing for the Democrats to say, as Hillary Clinton did, that they are responsible for the progress that the surge has seen, by virtue of their trying to pull out so quickly.

Look, the success over there is due to the -- the blood and the courage of our servicemen and women, and to General Petraeus and to President Bush, not to General Hillary Clinton.

No, this time I'm not mad AT Mitt.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: arkancide; dragonlady; hillaryclinton; hitlery; newyarkansas; pilesofbodies; shrillery; wherescraig; whoshotvince
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1 posted on 01/25/2008 12:20:17 PM PST by bocopar
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To: bocopar

I’ve been saying for the last couple of months that the Dems would try and take credit for the surge!


2 posted on 01/25/2008 12:22:13 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

They were for the surge, before they were against it.


3 posted on 01/25/2008 12:23:55 PM PST by Disturbin (Liberals: buying votes with your money)
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To: bocopar

“We back stabbed the troops, to help the troops.”


4 posted on 01/25/2008 12:24:42 PM PST by Names Ash Housewares
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

American sheep, in general, have short term memory loss. So anything the Dems said as recent as a week ago, has already been purged from their memory.


5 posted on 01/25/2008 12:24:53 PM PST by Slapshot68
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To: Names Ash Housewares

But don’t question their ‘patriotism’, just ignore that it’s for al-qeda I guess!


6 posted on 01/25/2008 12:26:45 PM PST by tpanther
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To: bocopar

The only “surge” Hillary can take credit for is the growing girth of her rear end.


7 posted on 01/25/2008 12:28:54 PM PST by Slapshot68
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To: bocopar

The only surge Hillary can take credit for is the flushing of toilets across the nation a few moments after her mug shows up on the tube.


8 posted on 01/25/2008 12:29:30 PM PST by DoughtyOne (< fence >< sound immigration policies >< /weasles >< /RINOs >< /Reagan wannabees that are liberal >)
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To: bocopar

That’s kinda’ like performing the Heimlich Maneuver on someone who obviously didn’t need it......just because the news cameras were there.


9 posted on 01/25/2008 12:29:40 PM PST by capt. norm (Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups.)
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To: Slapshot68

I can see we have a theme developing... LOL


10 posted on 01/25/2008 12:30:29 PM PST by DoughtyOne (< fence >< sound immigration policies >< /weasles >< /RINOs >< /Reagan wannabees that are liberal >)
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To: DoughtyOne

LOL!!! Let’s keep it going!


11 posted on 01/25/2008 12:31:50 PM PST by Slapshot68
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To: bocopar
If Democrats can take credit for any success in Iraq it is in their failure to enact troop withdrawals or budget cuts aimed at weakening the war against Islamofacism.

Democrats encouraged terrorists in Iraq to hold on until they gained Congress in 2006 and could end the war. Because most Congressional Democrats lacked the guts to end the war—and Bush stood like a stone wall—they backed down on vote after vote.

12 posted on 01/25/2008 12:33:14 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: Brad from Tennessee

Ahhh, so it was reverse psychology, ey?


13 posted on 01/25/2008 12:36:53 PM PST by Past Your Eyes (You knew the job was dangerous when you took it.)
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To: Slapshot68

After we’ve made the two best offerings that could ever be made? LOL


14 posted on 01/25/2008 12:37:13 PM PST by DoughtyOne (< fence >< sound immigration policies >< /weasles >< /RINOs >< /Reagan wannabees that are liberal >)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
How can they possibly take credit for something they all acknowledged on stage at a debate that had not been successful. Only if there was a willing and eagerly pandering and butt-licking (to Democrats) press would that be possible.

Oh.

15 posted on 01/25/2008 12:38:31 PM PST by BlueHorseShoe
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To: tpanther

Looking forward to seeing the democrats get beat about the head for their betrayal of our heroes this election year.

Quote after quote after quote can be used against them.

And these guys are going to have a say too!.......

Iraq Veterans for Congress

http://iraqvetsforcongress.com/how_you_can_help.htm


16 posted on 01/25/2008 12:39:40 PM PST by Names Ash Housewares
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To: Slapshot68

SELECTIVE short term memory loss. they can remember something a ‘pub said last week or as far back as when he was 3.


17 posted on 01/25/2008 12:41:18 PM PST by absolootezer0 (white male christian hetero married gun toting SUV driving motorcycle riding conservative smoker)
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To: bocopar

Mitt also stated during the debate (not exact words) “No one wants to see Bill Clinton back in the White House with nothing to do”

He nailed it last night.


18 posted on 01/25/2008 12:42:29 PM PST by Sonora
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To: bocopar

She learned this from Bill.


19 posted on 01/25/2008 12:44:03 PM PST by bmwcyle (McCain Sucks!)
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To: Sonora

Ouch! That was a good one by Mitt. Wish I had seen/heard it.


20 posted on 01/25/2008 12:44:54 PM PST by avacado
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To: Names Ash Housewares
“We back stabbed the troops, to help the troops.”

Nothing is too good for our fighting men, and nothing is what they get.

21 posted on 01/25/2008 12:45:27 PM PST by The Sons of Liberty (HRC: "We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good.")
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To: bocopar

“The force of our knives entering their backs pushed the troops forward to victory!”

/DemocRAT


22 posted on 01/25/2008 12:45:31 PM PST by Master Shake
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To: Names Ash Housewares

My only concern is they aren’t hit hard enough. It is my contention that it should be absolutely merciless! Hold nothing back, don’t be scared about blowback or backfires...let er rip with both barrels!

At least Romny pointed out the witches audacity!


23 posted on 01/25/2008 12:46:20 PM PST by tpanther
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To: Past Your Eyes
“Ahhh, so it was reverse psychology, ey?”

Yes, but Reid, Pelosi and Murtha can not reveal their strategy until victory is assured.

24 posted on 01/25/2008 12:46:41 PM PST by Brad from Tennessee ("A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.")
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To: bocopar

By this criterion Chamberlain and Petain were responsible for the Allied defeat of the Nazis.


25 posted on 01/25/2008 12:48:54 PM PST by Sherman Logan
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To: bocopar

Mitt won me over last night quite frankly with his zingers aimed at the CLINTOONS. He’s just getting the hang of this and he’s rolled up his sleeves.


26 posted on 01/25/2008 12:51:02 PM PST by oust the louse (Terrorists are salivating over a Clinton or Obama White House.)
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To: bocopar

‘Rats don’t have any war heroes so they have to manufacture them as they go along. And they aren’t in the military these days but they play the parts in movies.


27 posted on 01/25/2008 12:51:09 PM PST by kellynla (Freedom of speech makes it easier to spot the idiots! Semper Fi!)
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To: bocopar

If i recall correctly,when Gen Petraeus was explaining his plan before Congress,Hillary stated that to believe the general and his plan “required the willing suspension of disbelief”.Talk about a 180 degree turn.Did anyone else hear that?


28 posted on 01/25/2008 12:54:17 PM PST by Thombo2
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
I never cease to be amazed at the utter depths of the depraved Clinton mindset.

I know a name for this must have been coined already but clearly a single word, a label, is needed to describe this kind of psychological ailment.

What the H377 goes through their minds? Is it the drugs? Is it the pure, unadulterated lust for power?

29 posted on 01/25/2008 12:55:36 PM PST by kinsman redeemer (The real enemy seeks to devour what is good.)
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To: bocopar

All I can say is; “Election time is approaching, Swift Boaters, Start Your Engines!”


30 posted on 01/25/2008 12:58:00 PM PST by Bringbackthedraft
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
When we first went into Iraq, Hillary said on a Russert show: "It has always been the policy of the Democratic Party to take out Saddam". She was claiming the war as "their idea"...way back when they were searching google for the word "quagmire"...a word that in reality, means absolutely "nothing".

And it came to past...

31 posted on 01/25/2008 12:59:14 PM PST by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: bocopar
Mitt is saying all the right things today.

I wish his critics at Free Republic would just get over what he said, or meant, or did, or did not do in Massachusetts.

With Fred Thompson gone, there is no viable candidate but Romney. The Senator from the New York Times and the southern Baptist preacher/Governor simply do not have a wide enough appeal to win the Presidency. Nor is their preparation deep enough and broad enough to perform well. I would have been happy with Thompson or Hunter but it did not happen. They may be each angling for a brokered convention. It has novelty value in this age, but I don’t see it as a winning strategy for the Republican party.

32 posted on 01/25/2008 12:59:28 PM PST by ChessExpert (This enemy is more dangerous than any threat we faced in the 20th century, LTG Sanchez.)
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To: bocopar

Bubba can take credit for 9-11, too.


33 posted on 01/25/2008 1:00:15 PM PST by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: bocopar

“The Democrat Party, through their anti-war, defeatist rhetoric, emboldened the enemy, thus costing many of our soldiers and Iraqi civilians their lives”.

As I was reading this Bob I was thinking precisely that above, and then noted that you wrote it. Thanks.

Concurrently the Leftist defeatist actions I believe extended the war as well.


34 posted on 01/25/2008 1:03:09 PM PST by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists...call 'em what you will...They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: kinsman redeemer
Chutzpa comes to mind.
35 posted on 01/25/2008 1:04:22 PM PST by TruthShallSetYouFree (Abortion is to family planning what bankruptcy is to financial planning.)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra
I’ve been saying for the last couple of months that the Dems would try and take credit for the surge!

Moi aussi!

36 posted on 01/25/2008 1:05:26 PM PST by Kenny Bunk (Dream Tickets: Gore/Obama vs. Petraeus/Blackwell.)
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To: ChessExpert
Mr. Potato Head: Governor Romney, as has become apparent over the last few weeks, if Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee, she’ll be running as a team with her husband.

Specifically, how would you run against Hillary and Bill Clinton in November?

Romney: I frankly can’t wait, because the idea of Bill Clinton back in the White House with nothing to do is something I just can’t imagine. I can’t imagine the American people can’t imagine, and I...

37 posted on 01/25/2008 1:06:50 PM PST by McGruff (Fred Thompson. The last hope for conservatism.)
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To: bocopar

Apparently, Clinton willingly suspended disbelief WRT the surge long enough to go over to Iraq and win the War all by herself.

How noble and courageous.

As well, I’m sure Clinton’s refusal to disavow Moveon’s Gen Betrayus ad helped a lot.


38 posted on 01/25/2008 1:08:55 PM PST by savedbygrace (SECURE THE BORDERS FIRST (I'M YELLING ON PURPOSE))
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To: bocopar

Points for Mitt! I like the way he said that.


39 posted on 01/25/2008 1:08:58 PM PST by my_pointy_head_is_sharp (...dreams of a Utopia - a land where 'Liberals' aka Totalitarians do not exist...)
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To: bocopar

Try as one might, it is most likely impossible to find even the tiniest example of principal in this woman.

She is the symbol of death to our nation.

On a lighter side, John McCain did not grit his teeth today!


40 posted on 01/25/2008 1:13:43 PM PST by Grateful One
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To: Kenny Bunk

Et voila!


41 posted on 01/25/2008 1:16:12 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ("Don't touch that thing")
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To: Thombo2
Did anyone else hear that?

--Sen. Clinton, addressing General David Petraeus during his Senate testimony on Iraq, September 10, 2007.

42 posted on 01/25/2008 1:21:00 PM PST by Timocrat (I Emanate on your Auras and Penumbras Mr Blackmun)
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To: bmwcyle

Welcome to the next four years. God, I detest this woman.


43 posted on 01/25/2008 1:22:02 PM PST by corlorde (New Hampshire)
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To: Dr. Bogus Pachysandra

The Dems were opposed to sending so many troops to Iraq...

But they voted for it anyway...

And then the Dems insisted that Bush did not send enough troops...

So Bush instituted the surge....

Then the Dems insisted that the surge was a foolish thing to do, and that it would fail...

But it succeeded....

So now the Dems are claiming that the surge was their idea all along...

But they still want to pull out the troops.


44 posted on 01/25/2008 1:25:12 PM PST by Brilliant
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To: bocopar
It's only a matter of time before she claims credit for inventing the internet before algore was even born.

What a vile woman.

45 posted on 01/25/2008 1:25:40 PM PST by mombonn (God is looking for spiritual fruit, not religious nuts.)
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To: Disturbin
They were for the surge, before they were against it.

In this case, I think it's more like "They were against the surge before they were for it."

46 posted on 01/25/2008 1:27:19 PM PST by ssaftler (Which Al is more deadly: Al Qaeda or Al Gore?)
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To: ChessExpert

I agree heartily!


47 posted on 01/25/2008 1:40:28 PM PST by rejoicing
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To: Sacajaweau
“Bubba can take credit for 9-11, too.”

Nice reply, and true!

They only take credit for the good things, deserved or not. They always assign blame for the bad things, deserved or not.

48 posted on 01/25/2008 2:25:40 PM PST by ChessExpert (This enemy is more dangerous than any threat we faced in the 20th century, LTG Sanchez.)
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To: bocopar

Hillary Clinton only lies when her mouth is moving.


49 posted on 01/25/2008 2:35:07 PM PST by popdonnelly (Get Reid. Salazar, and Harkin out of the Senate.)
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To: popdonnelly

Liar, liar, pants suit on fire.


50 posted on 01/25/2008 2:38:41 PM PST by fweingart (Give Hillary a chance. (She'll change your life.))
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