Skip to comments.Hillary’s just losing it Grace goeth before fall
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 Clintons 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 campaigns reported peddling of a photo of Barack Obama in traditional Somali clothing. Emerging soon before Tuesdays 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 Ladys dwindling reputation was reduced to cinders.
Clintons team quickly could have refuted the Drudge Reports claim that it e-mailed this photo while writing: Wouldnt 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 cant be sure it didnt come from us. Clinton later said, I know nothing about it.
This would be more plausible if this were the Clinton camps first suspected anti-Obama smear. Alas, as Obamas 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 its 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 Roves playbook.
Clinton somehow suddenly discovered leaflets that Obamas 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.
Obamas perspective is correct.
In her 2003 book, Living History, Clinton warmly calls the North American Free Trade Agreement one of Bills legislative victories.
I think, on balance, NAFTA has been good for New York and America, she said in 2004.
Obama finds Clintons 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 isnt politically convenient, that doesnt make sense.
Polls show Texas and Ohio voters cooling toward Clinton. They clearly see what now is beyond disguise: The big ideas fueling Clintons candidacy are blind ambition, an unbecoming sense of entitlement and a thirst for power that all the Gatorade in Gainesville could not quench.
I remember last year when she sat on her sofa and talked about wanting to “chat”, I was despondent thinking she had the entire dem machine behind her and now to see that she does not. WOW!
Sometimes plans work out, sometimes they don’t.
If I sent ya a picture of Eaker could ya do something for that poor ugly SOB ?...........:o)
Wow. I never thought of that angle. She certainly has the ego to do such a thing. It would be fun watching her drag Billy along for the bumpy ride. Lets hope you are right.
Deroy got it wrong...
Prides goes before destruction
and a haughty spirit before the fall.
Careful there. Keep in mind only the face has been redone.
I never heard that before, but she had a lot to be depressed about over the years since she was married to a womanizer.
“Id hit the one on right!”
With a tire iron, maybe.
It just goes to show how hopelessly misguided they are . . . still campaigning against EVIL Bush while getting chopped into little pieces by Hussein.
Did you do that, or was it something you found that somebody was trying to pass off as being a real photo of Hillary?
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.
Deroy is a black conservative I think!!
IOWs "Stop campaigning against me dammit!"
It really is funny.
and this is what she says:
"We will take things away from you for the common good. You must all accept socialism".
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?
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