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Hillary Denies Saying "Big Boys" Were Trying to Bully a Woman Out of the Race
ABC News ^ | March 30, 2008 | Jake Tapper

Posted on 03/31/2008 7:50:46 AM PDT by COUNTrecount

The New York Times' well-sourced Adam Nagourney reported on Saturday that, in response to calls for Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, to drop out of the race (from the likes of Obama-backing Sen. Pat Leahy, D-Vermont), "In a conversation with two Democratic allies, she compared the situation to the 'big boys' trying to bully a woman, according to interviews with them."

In the Washington Post Sunday, Clinton denied the report to Perry Bacon, Jr.

Q. "There was a story today that said you felt the 'big boys' were trying to push you out, 'bullying' you. Did you use those phrases?"

Clinton: "No , I did not. ... I never said that. I'm always amazed when I read things I supposedly said that I never said. Look, I think that what is going on with people trying to shut this process down is very counterproductive. I think it is not in the best interests of the Democratic Party…

"It would be perilous for me to say, 'You know, Barack Obama won x,y and z. That's not enough electoral votes. He should drop out.' Why would anybody say that? We need to let this contest continue. I know there are some people who want to shut this process down, and I think they are wrong and I have no intention of stopping until we finish what we started, and until we see what happens in the next 10 contests, and until we resolve Florida and Michigan. And if we won't resolve it, we'll resolve it at the convention -- that's what credentials committees are for -- because I feel so strongly about this. For the life of me, what Barack was afraid of with Michigan I will never understand. There is no doubt in my mind he would have done just fine running a vigorous campaign."


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: democratparty; democrats; elections; hillary; piaps; swiftboated
Hillary! is a "big boy" so what's the problem?
1 posted on 03/31/2008 7:50:47 AM PDT by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount

Someone is lying BUMP!


2 posted on 03/31/2008 7:52:27 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: COUNTrecount

“I’m always amazed when I read things I supposedly said”

That’s what happens when your lying becomes pathological.


3 posted on 03/31/2008 7:53:07 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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To: COUNTrecount
I'm always amazed when I read things I supposedly said that I never said.

I'm always amazed when I read things she supposedly did that she never did.

4 posted on 03/31/2008 7:56:09 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: COUNTrecount

First she has balls, then she doesn’t.

It must be painful sitting on that picket fence.


5 posted on 03/31/2008 7:56:16 AM PDT by hoe_cake
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To: COUNTrecount

First she has balls, then she doesn’t.

It must be painful sitting on that picket fence.


6 posted on 03/31/2008 7:56:30 AM PDT by hoe_cake
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To: COUNTrecount
"Did you use those phrases?"

What kind of interview question is that? What was the pre-interview meeting like? -- Hillary: "Listen, I'm catching heat. There are stories that I said "big boys". Turns out that doesn't play as well as I thought -- I mean, I never said that. So, what I want you to do is raise the issue and give me an opportunity to deny it. Ask me if I used these phrases -- I've written them down for you. Then I will explain that I did not. I may cackle a little, too. If that slips out, I want you to stop the tape recorder so that I can erase the cackle. Understood?"

Washignton Post: "Yes, mistress."

7 posted on 03/31/2008 7:56:40 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy
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To: COUNTrecount
"It would be perilous for me to say, 'You know, Barack Obama won x,y and z. That's not enough electoral votes. He should drop out.' Why would anybody say that?

But you just did say it, didn't you, Hillary!

8 posted on 03/31/2008 8:00:36 AM PDT by Bahbah (Typical white person)
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To: COUNTrecount

I’m not in no way a clintin fan. Never have been, never will be and would never vote for this idiot under any circumstances. However, there goes another SENSELESS, STUPID, ASSININE remark that is being bantered all over the place now. God, I’ll be glad when this circus is over and Obama sends her packing back to the Senate and those who grab onto to the least little slip of a tongue have nothing else to gossip about.


9 posted on 03/31/2008 8:05:26 AM PDT by cubreporter
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To: COUNTrecount

10 posted on 03/31/2008 8:13:49 AM PDT by vietvet67
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To: COUNTrecount

FLASHBACK:

Hillary Clinton Tells How She Handles Bullies
THE SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE - July 17, 1992
Author: Associated Press

Hillary Clinton yesterday recalled her childhood as a target of neighborhood bullies and warned a women’s group against being intimidated as they campaign for their goals.

``We’re not going to be sucker- punched as long as we make it clear we’re not going to take it anymore,’’ Mrs. Clinton told members of the National Women’s Political Caucus.

In turn, her audience called her by a name that has surfaced at the Democratic National Convention — ``first woman’’ — signaling hope that she will be the one to lead the women’s movement into the White House.

In her most feminist-sounding speech since the start of convention week, Mrs. Clinton urged caucus members to follow the advice her mother gave her when she was 4 years old.

``Every day, my mother would dress me up and send me outside to play,’’ Hillary Clinton recalled, ``and every day, someone would beat me up. I began to develop the sense a lot of women get — why go out and get slammed again?’’

But her mother, Dorothy Rodham, had other ideas.

``One day, I got beat up and I started to come right back in the house,’’ she said. ``My mother met me at the door and said, `There’s no room for cowards in this house. Go back out.’ She told me later her knees were shaking and she watched from behind the curtains when I went back outside.’’

But Mrs. Clinton said that once women learn to ``get up every day and go right back out,’’ they can accomplish whatever they want.

Texas Governor Ann Richards told the caucus: ``We are going to have a first woman in the White House.’’ She exhorted women to work toward that goal ``as if your life depended on it, which it does.’’

Mrs. Clinton assured the group that Bill Clinton and his running mate, Al Gore, are candidates who believe ``women’s issues are everyone’s issues.’’

//

THE REAL HILLARY SHE’S TOUGH, SHE’S DRIVEN, SHE’S ONE OF A KIND
The Buffalo News - October 5, 1993
Author: LOUISE CONTINELLI - News Staff Reporter
Hillary Rodham Clinton doesn’t lose sleep over the few

detractors who object to her big role in the president’s new health care plan.

Early on, Hillary Rodham learned a lesson in how to deal with the world. At age 4, she ran sobbing to her mother after being socked by a neighborhood bully .

“The next time she hits you,” ordered her mother, “I want you to hit her back.”

Pow! Hillary hammered the bully — “to the astonishment of young male onlookers,” notes biographer Donnie Radcliffe — and triumphantly returned to her mother, having discovered the value of standing up for oneself and not backing down.

(snip)

//

First Lady’s Biographers Pounce on Tale of Bully
Chicago Sun-Times - December 5, 1993
Author: Lynn Sweet
WASHINGTON A Park Ridge bully named Suzy, once pummelled by little Hillary Rodham, is making her way into the new biographies of the first lady - and it may help explain why the president’s wife is such a formidable force today.

The little-known story of Suzy, who no doubt has grown up to become a lobbyist for health insurance companies, goes something like this:

Four-year-old Hillary moves from 5722 N. Winthrop in Chicago to Park Ridge. Suzy, the neighborhood bully , beats up Hillary . Dorothy Rodham tells her daughter to fight back. Hillary slugs Suzy, thus emerging forever empowered and psychologically ready to later redefine the role of presidential wife.

Suzy made her debut in Gail Sheehy’s May, 1992, Vanity Fair profile on HillaryClinton during the heat of the presidential campaign (it became Hillary Rodham Clinton after the election).

The article drew attention for HillaryClinton ‘s indiscreet comments on accusations that George Bush may have had an affair - but there was scant notice to the Suzy story told by Dorothy Rodham.

Young “beribboned” Hillary was “sheltered” and “regularly decked” by Suzy, wrote Sheehy, who continued the tale:

“There’s no room in this house for cowards,” Hillary ‘s mother announced one day. “You’re going to have to stand up to her. The next time she hits you, I want you to hit her back.”

Later, relates Sheehy, “ Hillary threw out her fist, knocking Suzy off her pins.” Hillary then announced, “I can play with the boys now!”

(snip)


11 posted on 03/31/2008 8:17:02 AM PDT by maggief
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To: COUNTrecount
The "long knives" were out for Clinton blood on Scarborough this morning. EVERYONE's mantra, "Hillary needs to get out." "Why won't she get out?" "She'll win PA, but can't win. Won't she get out?"

It's funny. More Operation Chaos is needed. "Keep her in it, so we can win it."

12 posted on 03/31/2008 8:21:37 AM PDT by LS (CNN is the Amtrak of News)
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To: COUNTrecount

HOW can you confirm the playing of the GENDER CARD?

Quite simple, they use the word “BULLY” every time like clock work.


13 posted on 03/31/2008 8:26:17 AM PDT by 1Old Pro
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To: maggief

``Every day, my mother would dress me up and send me outside to play,’’ Hillary Clinton recalled, ``and every day, someone would beat me up....

^^^
Thanks. I had never seen that one. Every day someone would beat her up, huh? Just when I think that I have heard her biggest whopper, there’s one in front of me to match or top it. Now, however, thanks only to their love of BHO, some in the press are actually questioning some of her lies.


14 posted on 03/31/2008 8:43:28 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Position Wanted: Expd Rep voter looking for a party that is actually conservative.)
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To: nutmeg

Here’s on for you. And be sure to look at post #11.


15 posted on 03/31/2008 8:45:13 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Position Wanted: Expd Rep voter looking for a party that is actually conservative.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Last week, I started posting Bill and Hillary lies. Everytime I posted it, other posters gave me two-three examples. And of course Mrs. BJ Clinton keeps lying, so I have given up. It is too much work keeping the list current.


16 posted on 03/31/2008 8:47:09 AM PDT by purpleraine
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To: Bigg Red

More ... ice hockey?! Yeah, right.

http://www.nytimes.com/2007/07/15/books/chapters/0715-1st-gerth.html?pagewanted=print

Though she might have carried a grace and strength that belied her age, Hillary still had to deal with the usual childhood battles. At the age of four, shortly after the family moved to Park Ridge, Hillary struggled to find a niche among the neighborhood’s chaotic group of preschool children. She was given an especially hard time by a young girl named Suzy O’Callaghan, who was stronger and tougher than all the girls and most of the boys. Suzy often beat up the neighborhood kids, including Hillary, who ran home crying one day to tell her mother.

If she expected sympathy, her mother delivered none. “There’s no room in this house for cowards,” Dorothy told her daughter. “Go back out there, and if Suzy hits you, you have my permission to hit her back. You have to stand up for yourself.”

Sure enough, Hillary stomped outside and, with a circle of boys and girls watching (and Dorothy spying from behind the diningroom curtain), she returned one of Suzy’s punches, knocking the bully to the ground. Hillary returned triumphantly to her house, telling her mother, “I can play with the boys now! And Suzy will be my friend!” “Boys responded well to Hillary,” Dorothy later said with pride. “She took charge, and they let her.”

Indeed they did. Hillary emerged as one of the natural leaders in the children’s marathon games of basketball, ice hockey, kickball, and softball. Yet she preferred imaginative contests, like a rather complicated one called “chase and run,” which resembled hide-and-seek. When Hillary was ten or eleven years old, she began to join the grown-ups, playing pinochle with her father, her grandfather, her uncle Willard, and some of their odd pals, including two cranky old men named Old Pete and Hank, both terrible sore losers. (”Is that black-haired bastard home?” Old Pete would ask Hillary of her father as he marched up the front porch stairs, rattling his cane. “I want to play cards.”) More than once, Old Pete toppled a card table after a tough defeat.


17 posted on 03/31/2008 9:24:23 AM PDT by maggief
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To: what_not2007

First she has balls, then she doesn’t.

It must be painful sitting on that picket fence.

She might like it...
Huma might be jealous.


18 posted on 03/31/2008 9:26:48 AM PDT by hdstmf
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To: hdstmf

sorry...Huma? who’s that?


19 posted on 03/31/2008 9:31:13 AM PDT by hoe_cake
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To: maggief

Is it true that little Suzy is buried in Ft Marcy Park?


20 posted on 03/31/2008 9:35:19 AM PDT by hdstmf
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To: maggief

OMW! I guess the Rats are so dumb that they just believe any load of malarkey she puts out there. It’s as if, her people sat around playing a game of “Can you top this?”


21 posted on 03/31/2008 9:39:07 AM PDT by Bigg Red (Position Wanted: Expd Rep voter looking for a party that is actually conservative.)
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To: AdmSmith; Berosus; Convert from ECUSA; dervish; Ernest_at_the_Beach; Fred Nerks; george76; ...

Hillary has publicly put the DNC on notice that the MI and FL delegates will be counted, and dares it to disenfranchise both states at the convention.

http://www.freerepublic.com/tag/superdelegates/

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Clinton Vows To Stay in Race To Convention
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Obama leads in superdelegate donations
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22 posted on 03/31/2008 6:04:32 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/_____________________Profile updated Saturday, March 29, 2008)
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