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The Clinton Family Playbook -- 1992 revisited
self | 1-27-08 | WL-Law

Posted on 01/27/2008 10:27:42 AM PST by WL-law

Watching a YouTube clip

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mONn0VL_2Lc

of Hillary dealing with the Carolina loss to Obama, what struck me was seeing her using the Bill Clinton tactic, used against Paul Tsongas in 1992, that ultimately won him the nomination.

The Clinton tactic/rule is — if you’re getting beat, BECOME the candidate who’s beating you. Assume their positions, their speeches, and then try to be a MORE SINCERE VERSION of them then they themselves are. Like the North Vietnamese army, "pull them close to you" and become them. Just be BIGGER then they are.

Hillary has upped the ante by playing the game at 2 levels — that is, while the candidate (then Bill, now Hill) is morphing into the competition, the campaign's hit-men (then Begala, now Bill) attacks the competition at the knees, using every dirty trick available. Put aside the cognitive dissonance of BECOMING and ATTACKING. They are contraditory, but the work together nonetheless.

THIS is the Clinton family playbook.

Listen to the video, and hear the patently false delivery of Hillary. This is HER trying to be Obama. Then her voice rises and the real Hillary comes out.

Here's hoping Obama is tougher than Tsongas was in 1992.


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 1992; billary; clinton; hilary; obama

1 posted on 01/27/2008 10:27:44 AM PST by WL-law
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To: WL-law
What’s next? Perhaps Hillary in black face, declaring that she’s a man trapped in a woman’s body?
2 posted on 01/27/2008 10:32:38 AM PST by SampleMan (We are a free an industrious people, socialist nannies do not become us.)
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To: WL-law

I like the analysis, at least.


3 posted on 01/27/2008 10:32:59 AM PST by the invisib1e hand (if you can't stand the heat, get out of the melting pot.)
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To: WL-law
Here's hoping Obama is tougher than Tsongas was in 1992.

Well, of course he is. Tsongas lost big-time to Clinton in SC a decade and a half ago.

4 posted on 01/27/2008 10:35:29 AM PST by jdm (A Hunter Thompson ticket would be suicide.)
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To: WL-law

Good analysis BUMP!


5 posted on 01/27/2008 10:36:25 AM PST by PGalt
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To: SampleMan

It would not surprise me.

Please pass the popcorn. Actually, if you have any microwave pork rinds, that would even be better. I have depleted my supply until tomorrow.


6 posted on 01/27/2008 10:41:24 AM PST by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: WL-law
if you’re getting beat, BECOME the candidate who’s beating you

Hillary pulls a reverse Michael Jackson.

7 posted on 01/27/2008 10:43:00 AM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: WL-law
Here's hoping Obama is tougher than Tsongas was in 1992

Obama isn't beat up by cancer.
Tsongas still pulled alomost 300 delgates at the convention, even after he pulled out of the race and supported Clinton.
8 posted on 01/27/2008 10:44:12 AM PST by stylin19a
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To: WL-law

she’s PATHETIC...


9 posted on 01/27/2008 10:50:00 AM PST by traumer
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To: WL-law
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mONn0VL_2Lc
10 posted on 01/27/2008 10:56:34 AM PST by Steely Tom (Steely's First Law of the Main Stream Media: if it doesn't advance the agenda, it's not news.)
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To: WL-law

The Clinton tactic/rule is — if you’re getting beat, BECOME the candidate who’s beating you. Assume their positions, their speeches, and then try to be a MORE SINCERE VERSION of them then they themselves are. Like the North Vietnamese army, “pull them close to you” and become them. Just be BIGGER then they are.

Jane (Hanoi) Fonda beat BJ to this tactic.


11 posted on 01/27/2008 11:45:24 AM PST by chainsaw (Monica Lewinsky's ex-boyfriend's wife for Pesident ?)
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To: Steely Tom

OMG!!!!! What a weasle of a witch! Oh how I long for the day when she/he/they no longer disgrace us with their presence.


12 posted on 01/27/2008 12:03:41 PM PST by nfldgirl
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To: Mean Maryjean

I long for that day also. I could not watch Bubba for 10 seconds during his time in our House. If she seizes power, well it will just make my decision to not watch television much even a better one.

The thing is....ha ha ha....a LOT of Dems are also beginning to not be able to watch her either......sorta nice.


13 posted on 01/27/2008 1:14:04 PM PST by Freedom'sWorthIt
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