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Hillary’s just losing it Grace goeth before fall
Boston Herald ^ | February 29, 2008 | Deroy Murdock

Posted on 02/29/2008 9:22:01 AM PST by COUNTrecount

Like a little girl whose Chief Executive Barbie is falling from her fingertips into the sea, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential ambitions are slipping tragically from her grasp. This may explain her increasingly unhinged behavior, which would be bad enough were she winning. To lose this way, however, is particularly pathetic.

Consider her campaign’s reported peddling of a photo of Barack Obama in traditional Somali clothing. Emerging soon before Tuesday’s Texas and Ohio primaries, this was more than a zany picture of an exotically dressed pol, like that of Clinton herself touring Vietnam in a sloped hat. This 2006 photo, snapped during a five-nation African fact-finding mission, could ignite suspicions that Obama is a closet Muslim, a turban-clad terrorist sympathizer or that other surprises may lurk just beneath his black skin.

Team Clinton could have stamped out any suspicions they were behind this, just as forcefully as Team McCain doused The New York Times [NYT]’ front-page “news story” asserting inappropriate ties between him and a female lobbyist. John McCain personally rejected these allegations at a 9 a.m. press conference. By noon, these accusations were extinguished, and the Old Gray Lady’s dwindling reputation was reduced to cinders.

Clinton’s team quickly could have refuted the Drudge Report’s claim that it e-mailed this photo while writing: “Wouldn’t we be seeing this on the cover of every magazine if it were HRC?”

Instead, a senior Clinton staffer told Fox News on Monday: “There are 700 people in our organization. We can’t be sure it didn’t come from us.” Clinton later said, “I know nothing about it.”

This would be more plausible if this were the Clinton camp’s first suspected anti-Obama smear. Alas, as Obama’s political guru, David Plouffe, observed, “This is part of a disturbing pattern that led her county chairs to resign in Iowa, her campaign chairman to resign in New Hampshire and it’s exactly the kind of divisive politics that turns away Americans.”

At a Feb. 21 debate, Clinton seemed especially conciliatory toward her rival. “I am honored to be here with Barack Obama,” she said, shaking his hand. “I am absolutely honored.”

Two days later in Cincinnati, she came undone.

“Shame on you, Barack Obama!” Clinton snapped. “Enough with the speeches, and the big rallies, and then using tactics that are right out of Karl Rove’s playbook.”

Clinton somehow suddenly discovered leaflets that Obama’s campaign has mailed out for weeks in Ohio. She complained that Obama portrayed her as pro-NAFTA, though she now says she wants the pact renegotiated or scrapped.

Obama’s perspective is correct.

In her 2003 book, “Living History,” Clinton warmly calls the North American Free Trade Agreement one of Bill’s “legislative victories.”

“I think, on balance, NAFTA has been good for New York and America,” she said in 2004.

Obama finds Clinton’s malleability on NAFTA puzzling.

“She has essentially presented herself as co-president during the Clinton years,” he said. “So, the notion that you can selectively pick what you take credit for and then run away from what isn’t politically convenient, that doesn’t make sense.”

Polls show Texas and Ohio voters cooling toward Clinton. They clearly see what now is beyond disguise: The big ideas fueling Clinton’s candidacy are blind ambition, an unbecoming sense of entitlement and a thirst for power that all the Gatorade in Gainesville could not quench.


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KEYWORDS: 2008dncconvention; clinton; demprimary; hillary; murdock
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To: Bitsy

It just goes to show how hopelessly misguided they are . . . still campaigning against EVIL Bush while getting chopped into little pieces by Hussein.


51 posted on 02/29/2008 1:26:09 PM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: COUNTrecount

Did you do that, or was it something you found that somebody was trying to pass off as being a real photo of Hillary?


52 posted on 02/29/2008 1:28:10 PM PST by Lee'sGhost (Johnny Rico picked the wrong girl!)
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To: Lee'sGhost

Found it.


53 posted on 02/29/2008 1:40:53 PM PST by COUNTrecount
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To: Dr. Scarpetta
I never heard that before, but she had a lot to be depressed about over the years since she was married to a womanizer.

She worked his lack of morals to her advantage.Do you think she had the credentials to become Senator of NY, or run for the Presidential nomination or was she being rewarded because she was owed for staying with BJ? I think that she encouraged him to have power over him.

54 posted on 02/29/2008 1:45:50 PM PST by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

Deroy is a black conservative I think!!


55 posted on 02/29/2008 1:47:33 PM PST by Ann Archy (Abortion.....The Human Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: COUNTrecount
“Shame on you, Barack Obama!” Clinton snapped. “Enough with the speeches, and the big rallies, and then using tactics that are right out of Karl Rove’s playbook.”

IOWs "Stop campaigning against me dammit!"

It really is funny.

56 posted on 02/29/2008 1:50:25 PM PST by TigersEye (This is the age of the death of reason.)
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To: Ann Archy

57 posted on 02/29/2008 1:54:37 PM PST by COUNTrecount
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To: pa_dweller
"Careful there. Keep in mind only the face has been redone."

Hmmmm...are you sure????

Hillary Mag Cleavage Cover

58 posted on 02/29/2008 2:02:38 PM PST by musicman
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To: COUNTrecount
This is the way Hillary Clinton really looks before photo shop:

Photobucket

and this is what she says:

"We will take things away from you for the common good. You must all accept socialism".

59 posted on 02/29/2008 5:35:53 PM PST by rurgan (socialism doesn't work. Government is the problem not the solution to our problems.)
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To: musicman
Now what in the name of all that's decent did I ever do to you to cause an image like that to appear on my CRT?

J/K

Really though, is that real or another photoshop job?

BTW, take a look at the bottom of the image by the right hand. Doesn't that look like the top band of a piece of hosiery?

60 posted on 02/29/2008 9:25:50 PM PST by pa_dweller (South of the border - a phrase fast losing its meaning)
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To: Lee'sGhost

It just goes to show how hopelessly misguided they are . . . still campaigning against EVIL Bush while getting chopped into little pieces by Hussein.

The media and the leftists are responsible for a lot of their mindless thinking. Sort of like the Germans responded to Hitler’s propaganda. When you can’t think for yourself, someone will surely do it for you. Truth be comes a lie and a lie becomes the truth. Evil is good and good is evil.


61 posted on 03/02/2008 7:02:45 AM PST by Bitsy
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