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(July 28, 2006)Hillary Clinton, McCain Held Vodka-Drinking Contest
Free Republic ^ | 07/28/2006 | Drudge

Posted on 02/13/2008 2:12:45 PM PST by Responsibility2nd

On a congressional trip to Estonia, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton astonished her traveling companions by suggesting the group do what one does in the Baltics: hold a vodka-drinking contest!

Delighted, the leader of the overseas delegation, Sen. John McCain, quickly agreed, the NEW YORK TIMES is planning to report on Saturday.

The after-dinner game went so well -- memories are a bit hazy on who drank how much -- that McCain later told people how unexpectedly fun he found Clinton to be.

TIMES reporter Anne Kornblut has filed a story on the curious relationship between Hillary and John McCain.

"One of the guys," is the way McCain describes her.

Clinton and McCain have developed an amiable relationship. They worked together, both on the Senate Armed Services Committee and on the issue of global warming. But as the 2008 presidential campaign begins to take shape, with McCain and Clinton at the top of the polls for their parties' nominations, they are increasingly doing things that underscore their differences.

"But the interplay between the two senators -- both celebrities, both self-styled centrists, both with compelling personal narratives and a knack for infuriating their own parties' bases -- remains intriguing as they navigate the early phase of a presidential race with an eye toward conceivably running against one another."

Developing...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrat; democrats; hillary; liberals; mccain; rino; vodka
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Lots of good replies from back then.....
They can't run against each other. McCain wouldn't make it through the Republican primary, nor Hilary through the Democrat primary. It's just not going to happen unless one (or gah, both) parties decide to swallow the line of electability.

1 posted on 02/13/2008 2:12:50 PM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Responsibility2nd

And Reagan used to drink with Tip O’Neil.


2 posted on 02/13/2008 2:13:57 PM PST by Tulane
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To: Responsibility2nd

I rest my case.


3 posted on 02/13/2008 2:15:02 PM PST by farmer18th (Conservatives who vote McCain are like abused dogs who keep licking their master's hand...)
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To: Tulane

She probably reminded him of one of his former prison guards.


4 posted on 02/13/2008 2:15:04 PM PST by BOBWADE
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To: Tulane

Reagan stayed conservative.


5 posted on 02/13/2008 2:16:34 PM PST by donna (Hillary prediction: She will get prostate problems and withdraw her candidacy.)
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To: Tulane

what a RINO!


6 posted on 02/13/2008 2:16:36 PM PST by ari-freedom (True conservatives don't help Democrats win.)
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To: Tulane

McCain ain’t Reagan and Hillary ain’t O’Neill.


7 posted on 02/13/2008 2:17:02 PM PST by PeterFinn (A muslim in the White House would be an Obamination.)
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To: donna

not by today’s standards


8 posted on 02/13/2008 2:17:16 PM PST by ari-freedom (True conservatives don't help Democrats win.)
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To: BOBWADE

Don’t think I could envison anything fun about being with a drunk Hillary unless it was very, very late and I was way, way drunker.


9 posted on 02/13/2008 2:17:20 PM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: Responsibility2nd

haha it sounds like he shagged her, I hope he was keeping an eye on slick and Mrs McCain.


10 posted on 02/13/2008 2:17:43 PM PST by Williams
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"One of the guys," is the way McCain describes her.

The first clue was her penis.

11 posted on 02/13/2008 2:18:01 PM PST by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: PeterFinn

and Reagan aint running for president


12 posted on 02/13/2008 2:18:09 PM PST by ari-freedom (True conservatives don't help Democrats win.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

They were both so drunk that McCain thought she was beautiful and thought she smelled good. Hillary thought McCain was actually sane.


13 posted on 02/13/2008 2:18:50 PM PST by TommyDale (Never forget the Republicans who voted for illegal immigrant amnesty in 2007!)
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To: Williams

I think I just lost my lunch.


14 posted on 02/13/2008 2:19:22 PM PST by guinnessman
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To: Responsibility2nd
"One of the guys," is the way McCain describes her.


15 posted on 02/13/2008 2:19:23 PM PST by TexasCajun
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To: ari-freedom
and Reagan aint running for president

No, he's as dead as the GOP.

16 posted on 02/13/2008 2:19:48 PM PST by TADSLOS (Be a 3.6 percenter- Write in Duncan Hunter for POTUS!)
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To: Responsibility2nd

This is, no doubt, a post to throw more votes to a 3rd party. Anyone ever so close to her will be stained.


17 posted on 02/13/2008 2:20:05 PM PST by Digger (If RINO is your selection, then failure is your election)
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To: TexasCajun

18 posted on 02/13/2008 2:20:20 PM PST by ari-freedom (True conservatives don't help Democrats win.)
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To: TommyDale

Now that’s drunk!


19 posted on 02/13/2008 2:20:20 PM PST by null and void (President Hillary! Clinton? Time to invest in body bags. Again...)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Hey, Maybe McCain can make her his running mate after she loses to Obama.


20 posted on 02/13/2008 2:20:49 PM PST by CharacterCounts (When you discover rats in your house, you only have two options - fumigate or tolerate.)
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