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Hillary Clintons Kosovo sniper story exposed
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/main.jhtml?xml=/news/2008/03/25/wuspols225.xml ^

Posted on 03/26/2008 2:59:01 AM PDT by kronos77

Hillary Clinton has conceded that she "did misspeak" about landing in Bosnia under sniper fire, blaming tiredness for a dramatic description that was shown to have been significantly exaggerated. How Obama is related to Brad Pitt Tim Shipman: Barack Obama heads for a holiday Toby Harnden: Hillary's porky pie on Bosnia sniper fire

The Democratic candidate is engaged in a frantic damage-limitation exercise amid widespread derision of her comments about a visit to Tuzla in 1996. Watch: Hillary Clinton 'misspeaking'

"I remember landing under sniper fire," she said in Washington on Monday. "There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base."

News footage of the event however showed her claims to have been wide of the mark, and reporters who accompanied her stated that there was no sniper fire. Her account was ridiculed by ABC News as "like a scene from Saving Private Ryan".

After initially dismissing the controversy over her comments as a "minor blip", she told a Pittsburgh radio station: "You know I have written about this and described it in many different settings and I did misspeak the other day. This has been a very long campaign. Occasionally, I am a human being like everybody else."

She insisted it was the "first time in 12 years" she had spoken inaccurately about the trip.

On the trip, the then First Lady and her daughter Chelsea, then 16, emerged smiling from a C-17 transport plane to be met by Emina Bicakcic, eight, who told them: "There is peace now because Mr Clinton signed it. All this peace. I love it."

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: bosnia; bosnianotkosovo; hillary; hillaryscandals; kosovo; lies
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1 posted on 03/26/2008 2:59:02 AM PDT by kronos77
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To: joan; Smartass; zagor-te-nej; Lion in Winter; Honorary Serb; jb6; Incorrigible; DTA; ma bell; ...

ping


2 posted on 03/26/2008 2:59:42 AM PDT by kronos77 (Kosovo is Serbian Jerusalem. No Serbia without Kosovo.)
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To: kronos77

She insisted it was the “first time in 12 years” she had spoken inaccurately about the trip.


another lie, she spoke of it twice before, In Iowa & Texas


3 posted on 03/26/2008 3:02:08 AM PDT by boxerblues (Hillary doesn't lie, she just tells the truth from an alternate reality)
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To: boxerblues

To misspeak is when you say a name wrong not fabricate a whole long story. She plan lied!


4 posted on 03/26/2008 3:04:58 AM PDT by blueyon (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: blueyon

http://www.cbsnews.com/sections/i_video/main500251.shtml


5 posted on 03/26/2008 3:05:30 AM PDT by boxerblues (Hillary doesn't lie, she just tells the truth from an alternate reality)
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To: boxerblues

Thanks for the link. That was great to see. Hillary would do better a getting out of this if she would stop excusing what she did (lied) and then in the same breath attack Obama.


6 posted on 03/26/2008 3:18:33 AM PDT by blueyon (Loose lips sink ships.)
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To: boxerblues
Democrat dictionary
did misspeak”= Fat Lie
7 posted on 03/26/2008 3:24:46 AM PDT by bikerman (_ _ . /_ _ _ /_ . . / / . . . . / . / . _ . . / . _ _ . / / . . _ / . . . //)
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To: kronos77
William Safire is publicly vindicated! Hillary Clinton = congenital liar
8 posted on 03/26/2008 3:33:52 AM PDT by Renkluaf
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To: kronos77
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It shows up in more places than TouristGuy,
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9 posted on 03/26/2008 4:04:52 AM PDT by Chode (American Hedonist )
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To: kronos77
Liar Liar Pantsuit on Fire!
10 posted on 03/26/2008 4:05:02 AM PDT by BigLittle ( .)
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To: BigLittle; Girlene
"...I am a human being like everybody else."

I still remain curious about this statement. Is she saying that now that she's been caught in a lie, she's now human?

I think if I were caught in such a bold face lie, I wouldn't being trying to put the blame elsewhere. There doesn't seem to be any remorse about the lie.

No humility. It's everyone else does it, so why not I?

11 posted on 03/26/2008 4:10:45 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Freedom Needs A Soldier)
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To: kronos77
...blaming tiredness for a dramatic description that was shown to have been significantly exaggerated.

Then maybe she's not the right person to be answering the phone at 3:00 AM.

12 posted on 03/26/2008 4:47:56 AM PDT by DuncanWaring (The Lord uses the good ones; the bad ones use the Lord.)
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To: Northern Yankee
I think if I were caught in such a bold face lie, I wouldn't being trying to put the blame elsewhere. There doesn't seem to be any remorse about the lie.

The ease of the lie, and last night we saw that she had told this same story 6 times or so on camera.

How could the smartest woman in the world be caught in such behavior?

I suppose were she under oath, she would be more diligent........./sarcasm

13 posted on 03/26/2008 5:15:21 AM PDT by BigLittle ( .)
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To: kronos77
Hillary Clinton has conceded that she "did misspeak" about landing in Bosnia under sniper fire, blaming tiredness for a dramatic description that was shown to have been significantly exaggerated.

Yeah, I always blame myself for telling lies because I'm "tired".

Maybe that's what happened to Bill when he was under oath.

WHAT A PACK OF PATHETIC SCUMBAGS!

14 posted on 03/26/2008 5:19:11 AM PDT by unixfox (The 13th Amendment Abolished Slavery, The 16th Amendment Reinstated It !)
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To: kronos77

Hillary Clinton-Phoney Soldier.


15 posted on 03/26/2008 5:22:43 AM PDT by Clint Lippo
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To: blueyon
Hillary would do better a getting out of this if she would stop excusing what she did (lied) and then in the same breath attack Obama.

CBS, ABC, CNN as well as several newspapers all reporting on this. If the news continues to follow this she is sunk just a little bit deeper as they will try to dig up everything that we as conservatives have known for a very long time. .....Clintons cannot tell the truth at any given time
16 posted on 03/26/2008 5:26:52 AM PDT by boxerblues (Hillary doesn't lie, she just tells the truth from an alternate reality)
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To: Clint Lippo
The only one of the bitch's litter that lived, chealsea, has learned to lie like her mother and which ever one {Webb or BJ} sired her.

In defending the bitch's lies about taking sniper fire in bosnia, She said, "My mother and I were watching tapes of the series "24" on the flight before landing and she just got confused.

The bosnia landing was in 1996 and the first episode of "24" was aired in 2001.

Another Sir Hilary Edmund event, anticipating the future by five years.

17 posted on 03/26/2008 5:32:24 AM PDT by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorist savages - In Honor of Standing Wolf)
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To: Northern Yankee

“...I am a human being like everybody else.”

Everybody else = her husband (another skilled liar)


18 posted on 03/26/2008 5:36:12 AM PDT by tips up
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To: kronos77

Now we can properly use the term... Hillary has been “Swiftboated”!


19 posted on 03/26/2008 5:47:05 AM PDT by GMMC0987
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To: Northern Yankee
"I remember landing under sniper fire," ......"we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base." ....."it was the "first time in 12 years" she had spoken inaccurately about the trip."

Hmmmm. I'm not sure which is the biggest lie. Hillary deserves a triple Whopper award!


20 posted on 03/26/2008 5:48:24 AM PDT by Girlene (Hold the Onions!)
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