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Bill Clinton: President Obama not getting his due
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Posted on 06/28/2010 5:49:13 AM PDT by Sub-Driver

Bill Clinton: President Obama not getting his due

By: Andy Barr June 28, 2010 07:49 AM EDT

Former President Bill Clinton said Sunday that Barack Obama is doing a “better job than he’s given credit for.”

Clinton, speaking in Cape Town, South Africa as part of the Fortune/Time/CNN Global Forum, said that public perception of the president has lagged behind what he has done to benefit the country.

“I think he's done a better job than he's given credit for,” Clinton said. “I feel very strongly about this.”

The former president, who, like Obama, saw his polling numbers dip dramatically during his second year in office, said that Obama is not fully “responsible” for how he is perceived, adding that a dip in approval is “not avoidable” in an economic downturn.

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FAIL........
1 posted on 06/28/2010 5:49:15 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

I, for one, wish he WOULD get his due...

(Ultimately...he will.)


2 posted on 06/28/2010 5:50:33 AM PDT by SumProVita (Cogito, ergo...Sum Pro Vita. (Modified Decartes))
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To: Sub-Driver

They all cover for one another.


3 posted on 06/28/2010 5:51:01 AM PDT by caver (Obama: Home of the Whopper)
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To: Sub-Driver

Why is he trying to save the sinking ship? Why are ALL of the rats sticking with him despite his impending downfall?


4 posted on 06/28/2010 5:51:07 AM PDT by jersey117
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To: Sub-Driver

Lol...that’ll go over in SA....but not here slick.


5 posted on 06/28/2010 5:51:31 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Sub-Driver

And...how would HE know?


6 posted on 06/28/2010 5:53:01 AM PDT by FrankR (Standing against tyranny must start somewhere, or the future belongs to the tyrants.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Everyone knows that Bubba is a proven liar.


7 posted on 06/28/2010 5:53:16 AM PDT by Coldwater Creek (ue)
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To: jersey117

I think it’s because they have nothing else, like the evil mexikan druglords, they live the lie until they die!


8 posted on 06/28/2010 5:53:25 AM PDT by norraad ("What light!">Blues Brothers)
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To: Sub-Driver

That’s ‘cause it’s not November yet...............


9 posted on 06/28/2010 5:54:06 AM PDT by Red Badger (No, Obama's not the Antichrist. He's just some guy in the neighborhood.............)
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To: Sub-Driver
...said that public perception of the president has lagged behind what he has done to benefit the country...

Yep, folks are just too stupid to appreciate the Kenyan's efforts to destroy America.

10 posted on 06/28/2010 5:54:11 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Sub-Driver
His due? Name one thing he has done right.

So far he has been an EPIC FAIL.

11 posted on 06/28/2010 5:54:42 AM PDT by KC_Conspirator
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To: Sub-Driver

For once I agree with Bill Clinton.

If Obama’s goal is to drive the American economy off a cliff like Thelma and Louise, the yes Obama is doing a splendid job!!


12 posted on 06/28/2010 5:54:58 AM PDT by Le Chien Rouge
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To: norraad

Yeah his walking papers for being a usurper pres. bill c wasnt he impeached. he has no cred with me


13 posted on 06/28/2010 5:55:03 AM PDT by truthbetold11 (truthbetold11)
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To: Sub-Driver
Lemme see, Bill...

This assessment from the impeached liar / rapist-in-chief??

aw-w-w-w-w-wwwwww...

HINT: X43 is better NOT seen NOR heard!

14 posted on 06/28/2010 5:55:03 AM PDT by Wings-n-Wind (The main things are the plain things!)
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To: Dallas59

This is a great example of Clinton tossing a back-handed compliment Obama’s way. HAHAH. Clinton still hates him.


15 posted on 06/28/2010 5:55:31 AM PDT by aragona
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To: Sub-Driver

I give him credit for being Barry’s bag man. Delivering jobs to awkward democrat candidates.


16 posted on 06/28/2010 5:55:53 AM PDT by DManA
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To: Sub-Driver

I was in the Caribbean recently, they love Obama there.


17 posted on 06/28/2010 5:59:46 AM PDT by robert561
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To: Sub-Driver

Guess this means Hill is still on track to replace Joe in ‘12.


18 posted on 06/28/2010 6:01:11 AM PDT by 9YearLurker
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To: Sub-Driver

‘Biggest Fairy Tale I’ve Ever Seen’

19 posted on 06/28/2010 6:05:06 AM PDT by maggief
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To: Sub-Driver

I hope and pray that Obama will get his due, and that America will survive Obama's incompetence and evil until then.

20 posted on 06/28/2010 6:05:57 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Natural born citizen of the USA, with the birth certificate to prove it)
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To: Sub-Driver

Oh, Barry will get his due alright. Phase one in Nov. 2010 - the second and final phase, in Nov. 2012.

I can see November in my sleep


21 posted on 06/28/2010 6:06:21 AM PDT by AFreeBird
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To: Sub-Driver

Reminds me of “Will Reagan give Carter his due?”


22 posted on 06/28/2010 6:07:31 AM PDT by VastRWCon
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To: AFreeBird

But willie, you never have gotten your “due”?


23 posted on 06/28/2010 6:10:23 AM PDT by hal ogen ($10 (I think) amounts through the internet from all over the world.)
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To: Sub-Driver
OH! BILLY BOY,
Why don't you give him his due. . . . By the way you never got yours either, but don't depair, ole Lucifer is waiting for ya.
Have Fun Now. . . . . .
24 posted on 06/28/2010 6:10:33 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Crash, Boom, Bam. . . The sound of ZERO's poll numbers. What a beautiful sound. .)
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To: Sub-Driver

I have to agree.

Stroke has earned the honor of being IMPEACHED and REMOVED from our White House.

Perhaps we can make an effort to see that he gets his due after the November elections.


25 posted on 06/28/2010 6:10:51 AM PDT by Howie66 (I can see November from my house.)
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To: Sub-Driver
Hey Bill, STFU and go bang some SA hookers with your buddy Mick. These old Dems just hang around like hemorrhoids.
26 posted on 06/28/2010 6:13:20 AM PDT by erman (Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy.)
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To: robert561

When I was in St. Lucia just after Obozo was elected, we heard a few cab drivers debating whether or not Obama was “The Messiah”. They were quite serious about it. We wanted to hurl on the beach.


27 posted on 06/28/2010 6:13:20 AM PDT by Mich Patriot (Man is not free unless government is limited.)
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To: robert561
"I was in the Caribbean recently, they love Obama there."

They can have him. Good place for him, well no HELL is better! ! ! ! !

28 posted on 06/28/2010 6:13:23 AM PDT by DeaconRed (Crash, Boom, Bam. . . The sound of ZERO's poll numbers. What a beautiful sound. .)
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To: Sub-Driver

Larry Patterson confirmed that he frequently heard Bill Clinton use “nigger” to refer to both Jesse Jackson and local Little Rock black leader Robert “Say” McIntosh. Longtime Clinton paramour Dolly Kyle Browning corroborated Patterson on Clinton’s use of “nigger.” “Not only did he use the ‘N’ word, he called him a ‘GDN’ Browning told Fox News in 1999. [NewsMax, 17 July 2000] Brown also told NewsMax that the president would regularly make derogatory comments about African-Americans in private. “He has used the ‘N’ word before. Bill would make snide remarks about blacks behind their backs.” [Carl Limbacher and NewsMax Staff, 17 July 2000]

http://aman.members.sonic.net/clintons.html

And what is different when it comes to the Clintons now day..Nothing!!


29 posted on 06/28/2010 6:13:40 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Sub-Driver
"... getting his due..."

*****

I agree--but keep the faith...

Semper Watching!

Gunny G

aka: Dick Gaines

*****

30 posted on 06/28/2010 6:13:55 AM PDT by gunnyg (Surrounded By The Enemy Within--~ Our "Novembers" Are Behind Us...If Ya Can Grok That!)
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To: Sub-Driver

Obama is CLINTON II

And BTW Bubba I do give him credit for out race baiting Hillary and kicking her fat butt in the primary

Poetic Justice for the wife of the FIRST BLACK President


31 posted on 06/28/2010 6:14:45 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: Sub-Driver

From one failure to another.

Give it time Bubba, he’ll get everything he is due and then some!!


32 posted on 06/28/2010 6:15:24 AM PDT by DustyMoment (FloriDUH - proud inventors of pregnant/hanging chads and judicide!!)
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To: Sub-Driver

I agree with Clinton. If B.O. were to get his “due”, he’d be out of office now. Maybe in jail. :)


33 posted on 06/28/2010 6:15:47 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: uncbob

Just wait for November, Bubba.


34 posted on 06/28/2010 6:15:58 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Impeachment !)
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To: Sub-Driver

How many cups of coffee has Bill fetched for Mr. Skittles now? Methinks, post November, when Hillary decides to spend more time with her family, Bill will not be such a good barrista to the ONE.


35 posted on 06/28/2010 6:16:25 AM PDT by equalitybeforethelaw
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To: PLD

“Browning corroborated Patterson on Clinton’s use of “nigger.” “Not only did he use the ‘N’ word, he called him a ‘GDN’ Browning told Fox News in 1999.”

Exactly like LBJ.


36 posted on 06/28/2010 6:17:54 AM PDT by BnBlFlag (Deo Vindice/Semper Fidelis "Ya gotta saddle up your boys; Ya gotta draw a hard line")
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Sometimes it’s hard to tell who’s more full of it......Billy Clinton or Blago.


37 posted on 06/28/2010 6:19:54 AM PDT by NoRedTape
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To: aragona

The only thing I hear Bubba saying here is that Obama is doing better than his worst critics are saying he’s doing. If that’s not damning him with faint praise, I don’t know what is.


38 posted on 06/28/2010 6:25:45 AM PDT by WhistlingPastTheGraveyard (Some men just want to watch the world burn.)
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To: Sub-Driver

LOL, Bill sure picks his words carefully. “Damining with faint praise” is right. With these comments I think its more likely that Hillary is considering a 2012 challenge.


39 posted on 06/28/2010 6:30:42 AM PDT by dinoparty
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To: BnBlFlag

LBJ used the word all the time..

here is one time it was used by the old coot..

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r1rIDmDWSms


40 posted on 06/28/2010 6:33:15 AM PDT by PLD
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To: SumProVita

blow job should stfu.

LLS


41 posted on 06/28/2010 6:33:19 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ( WOLVERINES!)
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To: Sub-Driver

EPIC FAIL.


42 posted on 06/28/2010 6:41:25 AM PDT by farlander (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Sub-Driver
Obama is not fully “responsible” for how he is perceived

I perceive him as an undocumented, Muslim Marxist. Tell me where I'm wrong, Bubba.

43 posted on 06/28/2010 6:48:54 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: jersey117
Why is he trying to save the sinking ship? Why are ALL of the rats sticking with him despite his impending downfall?

President Clinton isn't trying to save the President.

He knows that no matter what happens, the President will retain the support of a core Democrat demographic that his wife needs in order to be elected.

He is, wisely, preparing for any scenario.

If the President decides not to run again and Secretary Clinton does run in 2012 - or even if Secretary Clinton runs regardless - the Clintons need to demonstrate that they were not carpers, critics or complainers.

They "supported the President fully" even when "prominent Democrats jumped ship" but now "the time has come for a different approach" and they "applaud the President for his accomplishments."

Etc.

The road to Clinton II lies through the Democrat primaries and now is not the time to triangulate right.

44 posted on 06/28/2010 6:50:00 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who like to be called Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Mich Patriot
When I was in St. Lucia just after Obozo was elected, we heard a few cab drivers debating whether or not Obama was “The Messiah”. They were quite serious about it. We wanted to hurl on the beach.

There is a cultural context for this.

Every Anglophone West Indian island (Jamaica, Barbados, the Bahamas, Saint Lucia, Virgin Islands, etc.) is deeply influenced by Marcus Garvey.

Marcus Garvey is considered a prophet, saint, hero and so forth.

His main teachings, such as they were, were that full equality and dignity would not come for the African diaspora until a great leader from Africa arose to deliver them. He implied, without saying it directly, that it would be a Second Coming.

Many Jamaicans saw Haile Selassie I, the Emperor of Ethiopia, as that leader. When Selassie died (likely murdered by Communists), many West Indians believed that another leader would come.

When a man whose father was Kenyan became the frontrunner for the presidency of the US, many West Indians believed that Garvey's prophecy was coming true.

Again, this belief was not based on the President's actions or voting record or personality or anything specific, but as a possible fulfillment of prophecy - a West Indian analogue of what we see many endtimers on these threads feverishly proclaiming with each new global development.

45 posted on 06/28/2010 7:00:49 AM PDT by wideawake (Why is it that those who like to be called Constitutionalists know the least about the Constitution?)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m a little surprised at Bill. Perhaps he truly wanted to run as a communist, but was forced — or bluffed? — to the center a little.


46 posted on 06/28/2010 7:09:19 AM PDT by Lazamataz ("We beat the Soviet Union. Then we became them." -- Lazamataz, 2005)
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