Skip to comments.Clinton camp in lockdown mode over Bosnia flap
Posted on 03/25/2008 9:19:26 AM PDT by seanmerc
The campaign of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) is seeking to play down news that the former first lady gave an incorrect account of landing in Bosnia in 1996 under sniper fire, and refused to answer additional questions about a flap that could hurt her chances of catching Sen. Barack Obama (Ill.) in the race for the Democratic nomination.
Weve said all were going to say on that, said Deputy Communications Director Phil Singer on a Tuesday morning conference call with reporters.
A video from CBS News had shown that Clintons version of having come under sniper fire was not correct. Her campaign chalked up the discrepancy between her account and the video as a case of Clinton misspeaking.
The Obama campaign seized on the story when it was splashed across the CBS website Monday, with spokesman Tommy Vietor saying it is part of a troubling pattern of Sen. Clinton inflating her foreign policy experience.
Top Clinton surrogates also sought to play down the story, which could prove to be harmful to the former first ladys chances.
Rep. Joe Sestak (D-Pa.), who was asked about the flap on MSNBC, referred to it as a small incident that happened 10 to 15 years ago.
It's been 10-15 years since February? Time certainly does fly...
A “small incident that happened 10 to 15 years ago”?? No, it was a whopper of a fish tale that was told last week.
“The Obama campaign seized on the story when it was splashed across the CBS website Monday, with spokesman Tommy Vietor saying it is part of a troubling pattern of Sen. Clinton inflating her foreign policy experience. “
Pot meet kettle. As hard as I laughed at Hitlery’s out & out lies being brought to light, I had to ask myself, what foreign policy experience does the Obamanation have??
CBS Exposes Hillary Clinton Bosnia Trip.
Yeah, the debates over...apparently.
With all the sniping goin’ on Hillarious must feel right at home!!!
I can’t wait for her and John McCain to start trading war stories.
This morning one of her defenders was saying that maybe she got confused with a later trip to Iraq — where there was gunfire.
If it happened in say, Beirut and she said Bosnia...that would be mis-speaking.
But I'll bet she just flat out lied.
A review of his passport info just might shed some light on that ;-)
“what foreign policy experience does the Obamanation have?”
Since you asked, his pastor with Farrakhan traveled to Libya in 1984 when Libya was on the “state-sponsored terrorism” list. Obama was indisposed and couldn’t make the trip.
No, she has been telling this lie for years! Just now amazingly the MSM has picked up on it ... I wonder why?
Re-post from another thread:
A friend of mine is a USAF CMS (retired) and was the enlisted crew chief on the earlier flight that brought Bill into the action zone. Bill was so happy about the flight and the job that the crew did that he invited the whole gang to visit the White House a few months later. My friend was offered the chance to sit in the Big Seat in the Oval Office, but declined. Later I kidded him that he must have been frighted by Monica looking up from under the desk. He chuckled.
I will ask him what his thoughts are about this Hillary lie.
If it is insignificant & happened years ago - why does she keep bringing it up during this campaign & pretending she's some macho - ready to be CIC!!
Her problem is that she has no real accomplishments - so she needs to fake some!
That - besides the fact that she & her husband, Slick are compulsive liars!
“I can’t wait for her and John McCain to start trading war stories”
Didn’t you know Hillary was a POW longer than McCain during the Vietnam war!
Chelsea takes the handoff, and fumbles the ball:
What really amazed me was how brave that little girl was to shake hands with HRC on the tarmac despite the snipers. She was so....calm.
Didn’t the Rats’ last presidential candidate spend some time in Vietnam too?
She did a live interview this morning on KDKA Radio, that’s hardly “lock down”.
They may not answer questions on this topic, but that’s not lockdown.
Obama and Clinton are melting down. Enjoy it while you can. As soon as the dems pick their candidate, the left will start up its slime machine and aim it at McCain. It will get even more dirty than it was for Bush.
Liar, Liar pantsuit on fire.
MYTHBUSTERS should have been able to break this story on Slick Hillie a lot quicker.
Outstanding! Hillary had a John Kerry moment and talked about that stuff that was seared in her mind and got “swiftboated” by members her own party. This is an historic day!
Even Democrats cant call other Democrats LIARS. Obama says its a “troubling pattern” of inflating her experience. SHE WAS LYING.....Say it for petes sake. She is a Liar...Just like Obama is a liar about his pastor.
I live for the day when those running for this high office of POTUS can honestly tell me with a straight face everything and I can believe that they are not liars. Some would say we have had that before or that we can never have that at all. I disagree...we CAN have this...WE just do not demand it. We get what we deserve.
This reminds me of the time Hillary said the Chelsea was right under the falling debris of the falling towers in New York on 9/11. Turned out Chelsea wasn’t aware of her mothers statement and states she wasn’t anywhere near the towers on 9/11. Doesn’t phase Hillary; she just moves on to the next lie.
Seems to me I did hear that Mr. Kerry may have been in Vietnam!
Yes according to HildeBeast, Chelsea was jogging around the towers that morning...
I guess that Senator B. (whose middle name must NEVER be spoken) Obama just 'misspoke' when he said he had only heard one of two of his racist mentor's comments (as he later admits in his "I HAVE AN EXCUSE" speech that he actually DID attend some of those horrible rants).
“As soon as the dems pick their candidate, the left will start up its slime machine and aim it at McCain. It will get even more dirty than it was for Bush.”
You can count on it.
“This reminds me of the time Hillary said the Chelsea was right under the falling debris of the falling towers in New York on 9/11.”
“right under the falling debris” Chelsea was, and lived to deny the tale. Imagine that.
I don’t know if you could call it sniper fire, exactly, but when that LST ramp hit the sand at Omaha Beach in Bosnia (work with me here, people) she and Matt Damon were too busy taking the pins out of the grenades with their teeth to notice the Red Baron strafing them. I think that’s what must have happened.
Don’t forget her efforts to become an astronaut and join the Marines!!..loo
Even my wife saw the story and said “this is serious”. That means it will have an effect on the average non-thinking voter. I love her, but she’s as politically naive as can be.
Here's a few highlights:
1. I remember when I was a boy they burned the black churches in our area -BJ Clinton No black churches burned in Arkansas during that period.
2. I did not have sex with that woman. -BJ Clinton
3. I was named after Sir Edmund Hillary.- Hillary Rodham She was born years before Edmund Hillary became internationally known.
4. Chelsea was jogging near the twin towers when the plane hit. -HRC Not even close.
5. We were under sniper fire. -HRC
6. I have thirty-five years of experience for the presidency. -HRC
Her speeches are scripted, so she must be a victim of the vast "Swift Script" conspiracy.
There MUST be more quotes about this trip in the last 12 years. I'm sure someone will research how many times she suffered from self-inflicted "Swift Scripting" on the Bosnian Sniper (BS).
...and the Dems’ drumbeat for Al Gore to come save them from the faltering Obama and Clinton campaigns grows louder.
how your fingerprints got on the Rose Law Firm's billing files;
The disappearance of Vince Foster's files after his "suicide"
Your astonishment and inability to breath, when you found out about BJ getting a lewinsky
It becomes child's play to lie about a little sniper fire.
Of course they would. . .anything to get people's minds off Obamie's true beliefs (as taught by Jerry Wright).
Weve said all were going to say on that, said Deputy Communications Director Phil Singer on a Tuesday morning conference call with reporters. “
“The campaign of Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (N.Y.) is seeking to play down news that the former first lady gave an incorrect account of landing in Bosnia in 1996 under sniper fire,”......
incorrect account is p.c. for lying?
Pin the tail on the donkey pictures?
Does chickening out from media pressure by hiding in the Virgin Islands count?
The many moods of Hilldabeast...all animated!
Turn your stomach pictures, lol. I just had to ‘share’!
Hysterical....What was she looking for...A medal for bravery beyond the call of duty??
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