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GOV GETS TESTY OVER 'SEN. CAROLINE' GRILL
NY Post ^ | Dec. 25, 2008 | PETER HOLLY and SALLY GOLDENBERG

Posted on 12/25/2008 5:50:31 AM PST by COUNTrecount

Gov. Paterson yesterday tamped down suggestions that Caroline Kennedy is at the top of the list to replace Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, asking, "How is she a front-runner?"

The comment came as Paterson was arriving back from a trip to Iraq to visit the troops with Reps. Anthony Weiner and Steve Israel at La Guardia Airport. The governor was hit with a crush of questions about the Camelot scion's push to replace Clinton, who will be nominated to become secretary of state.

He bristled when a reporter described Kennedy - who has never been elected to office and whose qualifications have been criticized - as the "front-runner."

"How is she a front-runner?" the Democratic governor, who has sole power to choose Clinton's successor, interrupted tartly.

The remark came as some Paterson advisers have questioned the rollout of Kennedy's candidacy over the past week, even as Mayor Bloomberg - who several sources say is boosting her behind the scenes - publicly urged the governor to speed up his selection process.

Paterson said he was amused by news accounts during his Iraq trip that quoted various "sources" and "friends."

"This whole thing sounds more like the prelude to a high school musical than the choosing of a senator."

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


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KEYWORDS: ahorseisahorse; carolinekennedy; inexperienced; ny2008; paterson; schlossberg
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1 posted on 12/25/2008 5:50:31 AM PST by COUNTrecount
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To: COUNTrecount
let me get this straight... a BLIND man goes to Iraq so SEE whats going on???

the ACCIDENTAL governor strikes again...

2 posted on 12/25/2008 5:53:45 AM PST by Chode (American Hedonist -)
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To: COUNTrecount

Le blind goobernor knows he must appoint the mutt Caroline Schlossberg to the senator critter slot if he likes his kneecaps, so he bristles when the Leftist medjia has the audacity to question him for what they too know that he must do.


3 posted on 12/25/2008 5:54:08 AM PST by webschooner
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To: COUNTrecount

Caroline certainly doesn’t look like any princess. Somehow, all those great genes she had going for her didn’t seem to work out in her favor.


4 posted on 12/25/2008 5:55:04 AM PST by capt. norm (Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups.)
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To: COUNTrecount

Do you think maybe she’s spent enough time at the beach?


5 posted on 12/25/2008 5:56:02 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (All points of view tolerated...as long as they agree with mine.)
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To: COUNTrecount

“How is she the front runner?” Hey, her name is “Kennedy”, show a little respect to your betters, gov.


6 posted on 12/25/2008 5:56:41 AM PST by HondaCRF450
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To: capt. norm

I can see quite a bit if her aunt Eunice there. :(


7 posted on 12/25/2008 5:57:01 AM PST by Past Your Eyes (All points of view tolerated...as long as they agree with mine.)
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To: Chode

I don’t see what business Iraq is for the governor of New York maybe he should work at cutting spending in his hell of a state.


8 posted on 12/25/2008 5:58:39 AM PST by omega4179 (Ramos and Compean)
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To: COUNTrecount
Mayor Bloomberg - is boosting her behind

9 posted on 12/25/2008 5:59:17 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: Chode
” let me get this straight... a BLIND man goes to Iraq so SEE whats going on???”

He has one eye I believe. Take it from me, if he still has one eye left, as I do, he can see very well. Of course, I wouldn't want to SEE you embarassed on Christmas, so we'll make sure others can't see this post. We'll just blind them.

10 posted on 12/25/2008 6:00:50 AM PST by billhilly
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To: Condor51

Those Billionaires have all the luck.


11 posted on 12/25/2008 6:01:10 AM PST by omega4179 (Ramos and Compean)
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To: COUNTrecount
Paterson was arriving back from a trip to Iraq
What the heck is the Gov of NY doing in Iraq?
Oh well, guess he just wanted to see what's going on.

(((( rimshot ))))

12 posted on 12/25/2008 6:03:01 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: COUNTrecount
"This whole thing sounds more like the prelude to a high school musical than the choosing of a senator."

That's OK, Scruffy, we choose the President the same way.

13 posted on 12/25/2008 6:06:16 AM PST by Ben Hecks
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To: COUNTrecount

Rep. Anthony Weiner. Is he still “dating” Huma Abedin? Is Hillary still dating Huma Abedin?


14 posted on 12/25/2008 6:07:22 AM PST by csvset
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To: omega4179
*** Those Billionaires have all the luck. ****

Not sure about that.
In that one film clip of her shown on Fox (in the tan outfit) to me - she walks like a man. In fact, she walks like John Wayne.

All that money Jackie spent on Finishing School for her went right down the pooper.

15 posted on 12/25/2008 6:07:57 AM PST by Condor51 (The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits)
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To: omega4179
***I don’t see what business Iraq is for the governor of New York***

The same business that sends Gov. Palin to Iraq; to see the home troops.
I never thought he was the kind of politician that would do something like this though.

16 posted on 12/25/2008 6:09:25 AM PST by ex91B10
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To: Chode
” let me get this straight... a BLIND man goes to Iraq so SEE whats going on???”

He has one eye I believe. Take it from me, if he still has one eye left, as I do, he can see very well. Of course, I wouldn't want to SEE you embarassed on Christmas, so we'll make sure others can't see this post. We'll just blind them.

17 posted on 12/25/2008 6:09:35 AM PST by billhilly
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g want a senate seat for christmas. only a senate seat will do,...


18 posted on 12/25/2008 6:10:13 AM PST by GeronL (long lost freeper)
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To: COUNTrecount

Methinks he’s getting some serious pushback on this. Maybe she isn’t such a lock after all.


19 posted on 12/25/2008 6:11:46 AM PST by jalisco555 ("My 80% friend is not my 20% enemy" - Ronald Reagan)
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To: ex91B10

The difference is Palin supports the troops efforts as well as the troops. Democrats pretend to like the troops but don’t want them to finish their work unless said work is assigned by a Democrat POTUS.


20 posted on 12/25/2008 6:14:03 AM PST by omega4179 (Ramos and Compean)
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To: COUNTrecount

Blind Lemon Paterson will do the same thing Blago was going to do. seat goes to highest bidder


21 posted on 12/25/2008 6:15:02 AM PST by Figment ("A communist is someone who reads Marx.An anti-communist is someone who understands Marx" R Reagan)
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To: csvset

Huma whispers sweet nothings in Hillary's ear

22 posted on 12/25/2008 6:15:19 AM PST by csvset
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To: Condor51

Now listen up, Pilgrim,

If ya think that little sissy, prissy, fancy-pants spoiled, never-held-a-real-job-in-her-life New England gal walks like me, well then, ya better get your eyes glasses, your opionion or the zipper in the front of her pants changed right away, iffen ya know what I mean!!!!

Duke

:)


23 posted on 12/25/2008 6:16:27 AM PST by MindBender26 (Never kick a leftist when they are down. Wait 'til they're halfway back up! You get better leverage!)
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To: Past Your Eyes
I can see quite a bit if her aunt Eunice there. :(

Here's her Aunt Eunice trying for the Nancy Pelosi look:

My favorite Eunive:

From "Mama's Family".

24 posted on 12/25/2008 6:16:50 AM PST by capt. norm (Never underestimate the power of very stupid people in large groups.)
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To: HondaCRF450

****Hey, her name is “Kennedy”, show a little respect to your betters, gov.*****

Her name is Caroline Schlossberg ....her stage name is Caroline Kennedy...courtesy of the MSM tabloids.

Ironic when we remember the revolutionary war was to rid this nation of a monarchy. If we are going “retro” I for one would love to see Prince William in the White House.


25 posted on 12/25/2008 6:21:43 AM PST by sodpoodle
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To: capt. norm

Interviewed Eunice at the opening of a Planet Hollywood.

Her face looked like the tread on a snow tire.

Second only to Helen Thomas in Ugly.


26 posted on 12/25/2008 6:25:55 AM PST by MindBender26 (Never kick a leftist when they are down. Wait 'til they're halfway back up! You get better leverage!)
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To: sodpoodle

Her married name may change to Sulzberger?


27 posted on 12/25/2008 6:26:06 AM PST by Dr. Ursus
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To: MindBender26

“Her face looked like the tread on a snow tire.”

Her face looked like it was full of ‘character.’


28 posted on 12/25/2008 6:37:52 AM PST by ari-freedom (Happy Chanuka!)
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To: COUNTrecount

“This whole thing sounds more like the prelude to a high school musical ...”

If only it were that thoughtful and substantive.


29 posted on 12/25/2008 6:42:20 AM PST by rod1
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To: COUNTrecount

I still think it would be politically stupid to appoint Caroline. The idiot freaks who love her are going to vote for the Rats no matter what. Paterson needs to appoint someone who appeals more to the moderates. They need the moderate vote to win elections. Well, at least for a couple more years until the Dalai Obama institutes the new voting rules. Then it won’t matter. Ever again.


30 posted on 12/25/2008 6:44:47 AM PST by Seruzawa (Obamalama lied, the republic died.)
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To: capt. norm
Oh my! She looks like the mother in Psycho!

These Kennedy women look as if they never ate a piece of cheese in their life...you know too much fat. They look like they all suffer fron osteoporosis!

31 posted on 12/25/2008 6:56:24 AM PST by MadelineZapeezda (Have you girded your loins today??????)
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To: capt. norm

If you look at her uncle Ted his complexion is exactly like hers. So she got the Kennedy genes and quite obviously she got some of the bad ones.
Too bad she didn’t get her mothers genes who always was a hottie unlike her daughter.


32 posted on 12/25/2008 6:57:44 AM PST by Joe Boucher (An enemy of Islam)
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To: Chode

The local radio station (Buffalo, NY) had a poll last week. 80% of the people did not want the Kennedy princess as their senator.


33 posted on 12/25/2008 6:58:58 AM PST by BuffaloJack
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To: MindBender26
Bwahahahahahahaha


You owe me something for that!


... but as it's Christmas ...

Photobucket

34 posted on 12/25/2008 7:03:20 AM PST by G.Mason (Duty, Honor, Country)
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To: rod1

I was in a few high school musicals and believe me, the two things are completely different. Participation in the musicals required work, practice, dedication and at least a little bit of talent. The senate on the other hand...


35 posted on 12/25/2008 7:15:58 AM PST by Oldpuppymax (AGENDA OF THE LEFT EXPOSED)
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To: BuffaloJack

Unfortunately, Buffalo doesn’t count as part of New York for political purposes. All areas outside of NYC are inconsequential to the politicians.


36 posted on 12/25/2008 7:18:10 AM PST by MayflowerMadam (I feel much better since I gave up hope. ~~ sigh ~~)
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To: rod1
“This whole thing sounds more like the prelude to a high school musical ...”

Maybe if she LOOKED like the HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL chick I'd say Why Not!

37 posted on 12/25/2008 7:20:03 AM PST by jaz.357 (I binge with the lunatic fringe)
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To: billhilly
As you may have seen, He, Patterson is referred to as the Blind Governor of New York not the one eyed governor of new york. Blind in his case is meant to mean he cannot see. or has no eye sight. not that he needs glasses. apparently seeing it for you is not believing. they could have rented a war movie for him and put up a heat lamp and he could be telling stories about being pinned down by sniper fire as well as talking to his New York troops by phone and personally all for less than 20 dollars cost to the cash strapped state. Hopefully this has opened your eye to the savings and good he could have done and the waste of time money and manpower he caused by going to visit. or to get a picture he cant use for anything but self aggrandizement.
38 posted on 12/25/2008 7:21:22 AM PST by bdfromlv (Leavenworth hard time)
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To: Chode
Considering that Caroline has made a number of “Undemocratic” statements in the last month, the Donks want to toss her under the bus.
39 posted on 12/25/2008 7:24:39 AM PST by ANGGAPO (Leyte Gulf Beach Club)
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To: COUNTrecount

I rather see Fran Drescher appointed as the Senator.

She has actually accomplished some things in her life. The hard way.

Besides, can you imagine watching her honk on C-Span?


40 posted on 12/25/2008 7:31:01 AM PST by exit82 (It's all Obama's fault. And Biden is still a moron. They are both above their paygrade.)
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To: BuffaloJack

“The local radio station (Buffalo, NY) had a poll last week. 80% of the people did not want the Kennedy princess as their senator.”

Excellent. That means the governor will appoint her and the idiots will vote her in on election day.


41 posted on 12/25/2008 7:57:30 AM PST by headstamp 2 (Been here before)
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To: omega4179

She better support the troops with a son in Iraq. A pretty good incentive to support them...


42 posted on 12/25/2008 8:01:38 AM PST by napscoordinator
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To: capt. norm

I don’t know about her great genes. What I do know is that she’s 10 years older than I am, and received the best instruction on skincare. I got none. Looking at Caroline will keep me from buying expensive creams (OTC or prescription). Some FReeper remarked that she looks like his sweat-stained work glove. Obviously, if they worked, Caroline wouldn’t look like that.


43 posted on 12/25/2008 8:22:40 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal
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To: sodpoodle

No, her name is Caroline Kennedy. I took a look at her book of selected poetry for children, which I would recommend very highly, and it is published in the name Caroline Kennedy as is her book on the right to privacy.


44 posted on 12/25/2008 8:27:40 AM PST by definitelynotaliberal
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To: COUNTrecount

Paterson does everything Bloomberg tells him to do. (He undoubtedly expects an enormous contribution to his re-election campaign if he appoints Caroline - and said contribution will be withheld if he does not.)

So he has to decide - is he more in need of support from the party regulars and the labor unions, or of Bloomberg?

Another Senate seat to be awarded to the highest bidder.


45 posted on 12/25/2008 8:32:32 AM PST by BusterBear
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To: COUNTrecount

Egads, she didn’t age too well. Maybe there’s second thoughts, perhaps she invested in Madeoff stocks?

Merry Christmas


46 posted on 12/25/2008 8:32:55 AM PST by bray (Gov Palin isn't corrupt enough for DC)
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To: bray

The fix is in for Caroline. Even a blind man could see it.


47 posted on 12/25/2008 8:47:15 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks
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To: Condor51

“What the heck is the Gov of NY doing in Iraq?
Oh well, guess he just wanted to see what’s going on.”

Hold on now. He was probably there to visit troop units from NY. If that’s the case, then he shouldn’t be knocked for it. Sarah Palin did the same thing for troops from Alaska a few years back.


48 posted on 12/25/2008 8:49:09 AM PST by joejm65
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To: COUNTrecount

Boy, she is only 52. she got the Shriver gene. she is soooo
ugly.


49 posted on 12/25/2008 8:51:32 AM PST by Phinanceguy
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To: definitelynotaliberal
No, her name is Caroline Kennedy. I took a look at her book of selected poetry for children, which I would recommend very highly, and it is published in the name Caroline Kennedy as is her book on the right to privacy.

Marketing strategy, what would sell most, Schlossenberg or Kennedy???

50 posted on 12/25/2008 9:00:54 AM PST by danamco
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