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Bill Clinton: I'll campaign for Obama 'after the Jewish holidays'
CNN ^ | 25 Sep 2008 | None

Posted on 09/25/2008 2:55:56 PM PDT by Rummyfan

Bill Clinton praised Sarah Palin Wednesday, saying he found the Alaska governor an “appealing person” and her and her family “gutsy, spirited and real.”

“I think that she and her husband and their kids come across gutsy, spirited and real,” he said in an interview to be broadcast Wednesday night. “I have significant disagreements with her about any number of social and economic issues but I find her an appealing person and I think that it’s best to say that Senator McCain looks like he knew what he was doing. He picked somebody who gave him a lot of energy, a lot of support.”

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"Are you kind of feeling Jewish that you're waiting until after the Jewish holidays?" asked King. "No. But I think it would be — if we're trying to win in Florida, it may be that — you know, they think that because of who I am and where my political base has traditionally been, they may want me to go sort of hustle up what Lawton Chiles used to call the 'cracker vote' there.

"But Senator Obama also has a big stake in doing well in the Jewish community in Florida, where Hillary did very well and where I did very well. And I just think respecting the holidays is a good thing to do," he said.

(Excerpt) Read more at politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com ...


TOPICS: News/Current Events; US: Florida
KEYWORDS: fl2008; impeachedx42; jewishvote; mccainpalin; obama; x42

Oy Vey!!!! Is this cracker for real?????

1 posted on 09/25/2008 2:55:56 PM PDT by Rummyfan
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To: Rummyfan
I don't think Clinton likes Obama very much and knows how to push a Muslim's buttons.
2 posted on 09/25/2008 2:58:14 PM PDT by Berlin_Freeper (Sarah Palin 08 12 16 20)
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To: Rummyfan

The ‘Toon is clearly telegraphing that he’s not really for Obama, he’s just going through the motions because he has to.


3 posted on 09/25/2008 2:58:27 PM PDT by Chet 99
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To: Rummyfan

He’ll start campaigning after Passover.


4 posted on 09/25/2008 2:58:44 PM PDT by Kellykoop (All you need to start an asylum is an empty room and the right kind of people.)
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To: Rummyfan

Clinton is a modern-day Willie Stark. Always chasin’ the hick vote!


5 posted on 09/25/2008 2:58:48 PM PDT by Tublecane
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To: Rummyfan
...but I find her an appealing person

Note to Todd Palin: Watch this guy!

6 posted on 09/25/2008 2:59:45 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign state.)
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To: Rummyfan
And so will I...

When's Hanukkah this year?

7 posted on 09/25/2008 2:59:45 PM PDT by El Cid (Believe on the Lord Jesus Christ, and thou shalt be saved, and thy house...)
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To: Rummyfan
Bill Clinton: I'll campaign for Obama 'after the Jewish holidays'

Why not wait till after Nov.4th.

8 posted on 09/25/2008 3:00:00 PM PDT by JOE6PAK (~in vino veritas~)
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To: Rummyfan
Translation?:
McCain and Palin are real. They know what they're doing by their version of what is good for America.

Obama is cynical and trying to appeal by race.

9 posted on 09/25/2008 3:00:09 PM PDT by unspun (Tell the truth about Obama to all you know.)
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To: Rummyfan
the last Jewish holiday in october is Simchat Torah Oct 22

Welcome to the tribe, Bill heh heh heh


10 posted on 09/25/2008 3:00:25 PM PDT by ari-freedom (We never hide from history. We make history!)
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To: Rummyfan

Notice that Bill, ever the stickler for the precise meaning of words, didn’t specify which Jewich holiday he was referring to. Hanukkah begins on December 21.


11 posted on 09/25/2008 3:00:38 PM PDT by p. henry
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To: Rummyfan

He’s also inadvertently doing us a big favor in 2012, turning the base against Hillary with his constant campaigning for McCain. I’m hoping Kucinich will be the nominee in 2012.


12 posted on 09/25/2008 3:00:44 PM PDT by word_warrior_bob (You can now see my amazing doggie and new puppy on my homepage!! Come say hello to Jake & Sonny)
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To: Rummyfan

Bammy is learning that if you have your “friend” Bill Klingtong “campaigning” for you, then you don’t need any enemies, LOL.


13 posted on 09/25/2008 3:01:22 PM PDT by webschooner (McWhatshisname/Palin 2008 !!)
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To: Rummyfan

bill is toying with the ‘bams......my laugh of the day.


14 posted on 09/25/2008 3:01:46 PM PDT by tioga (Obama you are STILL a senator, how about debating the bill for our financial security?)
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To: Rummyfan
Bill Clinton: I'll campaign for Obama 'after the Jewish holidays'

Yeah .... Hannukah. THEN he'll start working for "The Man!!"

15 posted on 09/25/2008 3:02:07 PM PDT by Centurion2000 (McCain/Palin 2008 : Palin the Paladin 2012)
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To: Rummyfan

...Or after Thankgiving. Whichever comes last.


16 posted on 09/25/2008 3:02:50 PM PDT by nhwingut (,)
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To: Kellykoop

After Mardi Gras, he will get right on it.


17 posted on 09/25/2008 3:04:29 PM PDT by sportutegrl (0bi has been looking a little wan.)
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To: Rummyfan

Quick, get the lysol. He thinks every woman just swoons over him. Yo Bubba, she’s a straighter shot than you.


18 posted on 09/25/2008 3:04:51 PM PDT by itsthejourney (Sarah-cuda IS the right reason)
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To: Chet 99
With his "cracker vote" comment, I would say he's telegraphing more than that. I think he is trying to equate the "cracker vote" to how Obama views it.

By the way, where has Jesse Jackson been?

19 posted on 09/25/2008 3:05:10 PM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Rummyfan

LOL!


20 posted on 09/25/2008 3:05:24 PM PDT by TheWasteLand
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To: Rummyfan
Good Yontiff, Mr. President!
21 posted on 09/25/2008 3:05:47 PM PDT by Ukiapah Heep (Shoes for Industry!)
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To: Rummyfan
Then I said "I'll campaign for Obama 'after the Jewish holidays."

"You didn't say what year, did you?""


22 posted on 09/25/2008 3:06:17 PM PDT by Iron Munro (US Marines: First to fight our country's battles in the air, on land, on sea and in orbit!)
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To: Chet 99
His Jewish holiday comment could also be aimed at Obama
23 posted on 09/25/2008 3:06:29 PM PDT by normy (Don't take it personally, just take it seriously.)
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To: Rummyfan

Does he mean Hannukah?

Oy Gevalt!


24 posted on 09/25/2008 3:06:57 PM PDT by Kozak (Anti Shahada: There is no god named Allah, and Muhammed is a false prophet)
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To: Rummyfan

Sounds to me like Bill Clinton is campaigning for Palin.


25 posted on 09/25/2008 3:07:06 PM PDT by PeterFinn (NObama in NOvember.)
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To: Rummyfan

I hope Bubba was wearing a bib when he met the Governor.


26 posted on 09/25/2008 3:07:13 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: Rummyfan

Bill has never amused me so much as he has this election season.


27 posted on 09/25/2008 3:11:01 PM PDT by mancini
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To: Rummyfan

Wow, now clinton was not only the first black president, but the first jewish one as well.


28 posted on 09/25/2008 3:12:50 PM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican (We're going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good. - Hillary Clinton)
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To: ari-freedom
the last Jewish holiday in october is Simchat Torah Oct 22

I think that for Bill the end of the Jewish Holidays is "Next Purim." For those of you who don't know, that's Jewish for endless procrastination.

29 posted on 09/25/2008 3:13:25 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine (Is /sarc really necessary?)
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To: mlocher

Todd should keep an eye on Klintoon around not just his wife, but his daughters:

http://rodonline.typepad.com/photos/uncategorized/2007/12/11/2007_12_11_andrewyoungbillclinton.jpg


30 posted on 09/25/2008 3:17:53 PM PDT by Nick Thimmesch
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To: Berlin_Freeper
This was Der Schlickmeister's way of giving Hussein a backhanded *THWAP* in his Muzzie chops. Who'd have thunk we'd ever be entertained by watching The Bent One ply his trade, much less approve?


31 posted on 09/25/2008 3:21:50 PM PDT by Viking2002 (A man who never quits is never defeated.)
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To: Berlin_Freeper

...”I’ll get up 1st thing November 5th and start campaining”


32 posted on 09/25/2008 3:22:16 PM PDT by albie
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To: Pearls Before Swine

I think he said after Oct 9, Yom Kippur. Joe Lieberman should tell him what Purim is.


33 posted on 09/25/2008 3:25:18 PM PDT by ari-freedom (We never hide from history. We make history!)
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To: mancini

This election season has been the funniest and most exhilarating one I have ever experienced. You never know what’s coming next. One could write a seven volume set on the 2008 Presidential elections.


34 posted on 09/25/2008 3:25:56 PM PDT by Marie2 (Everything the left does has the effect and intent of destroying the traditional family.)
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To: word_warrior_bob

i think he’s more concerned about Obama 08 which would be a total disaster, than think 4 years ahead.


35 posted on 09/25/2008 3:27:10 PM PDT by ari-freedom (We never hide from history. We make history!)
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To: Rummyfan

I’ll stump for Obama

After I organize my sock drawer.


36 posted on 09/25/2008 3:28:44 PM PDT by KosmicKitty (WARNING: Hormonally crazed woman ahead!!)
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To: Rummyfan

Next Clinton will be saying he’ll campaign for Obama after the Thanksgiving holidays. ;^D


37 posted on 09/25/2008 3:29:01 PM PDT by Right_in_Virginia
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To: Marie2

I know! I could enjoy it a heckuva lot more though if the future of our country didn’t hang in the balance, LOL!


38 posted on 09/25/2008 3:32:57 PM PDT by mancini
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To: Rummyfan

Any Jew who votes for Obama deserves to be buried underneath a pig farm.

I’m Jewish and Jewish liberals make me sick. They give a free pass to Black antisemites. Black people could burn down an entire Jewish neighborhood, and Jewish liberals would say “some dumb Jew must’ve said something to make those poor oppressed dears really mad, it’s our fault not theirs”.

Jewish liberals represent the majority of Jews. The Jews who danced around the golden calf were also the majority. So were the Jews who marched passively to their death during the Holocaust, believing right to the end that “the Germans weren’t that bad”.

Most Jews simply don’t know what’s good for them or who their real friends are.


39 posted on 09/25/2008 3:43:21 PM PDT by The Fop (Just say NO to Jesus Lincoln King Jr.)
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http://hotair.com/archives/2008/09/24/bill-clinton-and-the-cracker-vote/

Bill Clinton says he was sent by Obama to secure the “Cracker Vote”.

“You know, they think that because of who I am and where my politic[al] base has traditionally been, they may want me to go sort of hustle up what Lawton Chiles used to call the ‘cracker vote’ there.”


40 posted on 09/25/2008 3:54:53 PM PDT by ak267
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To: Kozak

Yom Kippur


41 posted on 09/25/2008 4:20:48 PM PDT by MrsEmmaPeel
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To: Berlin_Freeper
"Bill Clinton: I'll campaign for Obama 'after the Jewish holidays'

Yeah, Passover and Purim

42 posted on 09/25/2008 4:43:17 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Free Sirhan Sirhan, after all, the bastard who killed Mary Jo Kopechne is walking around free)
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To: Nick Thimmesch

Excellent point! Love the photos!


43 posted on 09/25/2008 6:00:20 PM PDT by mlocher (USA is a sovereign state.)
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To: Kellykoop

Rosh Hashanna and Yom Kippur


44 posted on 09/25/2008 6:05:28 PM PDT by MrsEmmaPeel
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To: Chet 99

You may be right. Jews in Florida are not “crackers,” it’s those rednecks further north.

Indeed, one of Harold Ford Jr.’s relatives got in trouble for saying just such a word, and then made up a story that he really said “tracker.” If he said “cracker” he was being rude, but if he said “tracker,” he was being stupid.

The MSM bought it of course.

“Hey, crackers, I’m going to sweet talk y’all into voting for Obama” — Slick Willie.


45 posted on 09/25/2008 9:29:07 PM PDT by scrabblehack
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To: Marie2
This election season has been the funniest and most exhilarating one I have ever experienced.

Donm't know about 'exhilarating' but it has been weird. The books about this election will be categorized under fiction.

46 posted on 09/26/2008 5:11:30 AM PDT by Lucius Cornelius Sulla (White Trash for Sarah!)
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To: Rummyfan

I thnk he means the holidays that “Jews for Jesus” celebrate, such as Christmas.


47 posted on 09/26/2008 5:26:36 AM PDT by jokyfo ("OBAMA" is Arabic for "CIPHER" and Farsi for "VACUUM")
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