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Barbara Bush: ‘You Can’t Dislike Bill Clinton’(Yes I Can!)
The Blaze ^ | 11/23/2010 | Jonathon M. Seidl

Posted on 11/23/2010 6:59:27 AM PST by Rational Thought

Over the weekend former First Lady Barbara Bush shocked some when she took a jab at Sarah Palin, saying she hopes the former Alaskan governor stays in Alaska. Now she’s following that up with another surprising statement, this time saying that “you can’t dislike Bill Clinton.”

During an interview with Larry King that aired in full Monday night, Barbara admitted that while “it took me a little while” to warm up to the man who beat her husband and won the presidency in 1992, she now has nothing but good things to say about him. “You can’t dislike Bill Clinton,” she said. “He’s very likable. And he was so good to George… he would let George have the bed. I have a feeling Bill wishes he had a father like George, truthfully”:


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What an appalling statement to make. I wonder if Juanita Broaddrick would agree?
1 posted on 11/23/2010 6:59:31 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: Rational Thought

one big happy family


2 posted on 11/23/2010 7:02:15 AM PST by kingattax (99 % of liberals give the rest a bad name)
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To: Rational Thought

How can like someone that did nothing but trash your own son for the entire 8 years he was in office? I think all the Bushes are closet liberals.


3 posted on 11/23/2010 7:02:33 AM PST by dandiegirl
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To: Rational Thought

“You can’t dislike Bill Clinton,”

You gotta be kidding!


4 posted on 11/23/2010 7:02:46 AM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: Rational Thought
Obama and Carter make Klinton look good.
5 posted on 11/23/2010 7:03:05 AM PST by mountainlion (concerned conservative.)
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To: kingattax

The last dieing gasps of the elitist old school Republican party, you know, the ones that were happy with 40 years of being in the minority?


6 posted on 11/23/2010 7:03:21 AM PST by Peter from Rutland
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To: kingattax

one big happy family

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Always were. Voodoo conservatives love Bill.


7 posted on 11/23/2010 7:03:46 AM PST by Psalm 144
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To: Rational Thought

No one should be surprised. Bubba was made an honorary Bush brother years ago.


8 posted on 11/23/2010 7:03:48 AM PST by Moonman62 (Half of all Americans are above average.)
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To: kingattax

Yeh all con artists are likeable.


9 posted on 11/23/2010 7:03:55 AM PST by Georgia Girl 2
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To: Rational Thought

Bush. Clinton. Clinton. Bush.

Same. Same. Same. Same.


10 posted on 11/23/2010 7:04:07 AM PST by samtheman
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To: Rational Thought

After some of the vile things that billy boy said about evangelical Christians, referring to us as “the enemy”, no matter how personable he is I most certainly can dislike him.


11 posted on 11/23/2010 7:04:38 AM PST by VRWCmember (Jesus called us to be Salt and Light, not Vinegar and Water.)
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To: Rational Thought

Not5 surprising coming from one of the biggest Rhino’s spouse!!!


12 posted on 11/23/2010 7:04:43 AM PST by ontap
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To: Rational Thought

When are people going to wake up read my lips “ the Bush’s are liberal”.


13 posted on 11/23/2010 7:05:37 AM PST by RINOS ARE RADICALS
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To: Rational Thought

Barbara, we love you, but please shut the hell up.


14 posted on 11/23/2010 7:05:37 AM PST by SC_Pete (pRO)
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To: Rational Thought

Apples don’t fall far from trees. Look at this Wiki about GHWB’s Daddy Prescott: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prescott_Bush


15 posted on 11/23/2010 7:05:50 AM PST by US Navy Vet
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To: Rational Thought

Senility has set in.


16 posted on 11/23/2010 7:05:56 AM PST by McGruff (Vote for Bristol the Pistol at 800-868-3407)
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To: Rational Thought

Belatedly I’m starting to agree:

“STAY OUT, DA BUSHES!”.

They’re all RINOS. Every last one. No wonder we ended up with Obama.

They’re so clueless.


17 posted on 11/23/2010 7:06:17 AM PST by Cringing Negativism Network (McCarthy Was Right)
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“Yeh all con artists are likeable.”

So are serial killers. Wasn't Ted Bundy so charming? Bill Clinton knows how to fool gullible people and old ladies.

18 posted on 11/23/2010 7:06:29 AM PST by LottieDah (Exterminate the 'Rats and save the Republic!)
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To: Rational Thought

I swear they’re all on the same team.

Bushes, Lugar, Powell, Rice, Romney, Murkowski make me want to puke. They are all big government ruling class screwups.


19 posted on 11/23/2010 7:06:29 AM PST by ecomcon
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To: Rational Thought

I suspect GHW Bush & Barbara both have warmer memories of Bill Clinton than Ronald Reagan. Ronald Reagan was never ‘one of them’. Barbara’s comments reveal the truth inside. As Jesus said, “But what comes out of the mouth proceeds from the heart, and this defiles a person.”


20 posted on 11/23/2010 7:07:19 AM PST by Mr Rogers (Poor history is better than good fiction, and anything with lots of horses is better still)
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To: Rational Thought

IBTBHC

In before the Bushes have class.


21 posted on 11/23/2010 7:07:33 AM PST by 668 - Neighbor of the Beast (Just say NO to Janetal patdowns.)
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To: dandiegirl

I think all the Bushes are closet liberals.

... well, that would be hard to argue with, but I think the real reason is that they were so tight as business partners in Mena AR ... think of the tons of drugs Barry Seale flew into that little CIA/Bush operation and Bubba scimmed his 10% before the cash laundered through Jackson/Stephens... read the book Compromised.

ymmv


22 posted on 11/23/2010 7:09:17 AM PST by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe...)
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To: Rational Thought

They say Al Capone was a real personable guy too, even without the blood-stained baseball bat.


23 posted on 11/23/2010 7:10:16 AM PST by theDentist (fybo; qwerty ergo typo : i type, therefore i misspelll)
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You Can’t Dislike Bill Clinton’

What's not to like about the impeached sexual predator and rapist?

24 posted on 11/23/2010 7:10:50 AM PST by windsorknot
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To: dandiegirl

From everybody I’ve heard, once you’re face-to-face personal with Clinton you have to like him. This is a common trait in con men, it’s how they sucker people.


25 posted on 11/23/2010 7:11:03 AM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Rational Thought

Right....a “likeable” male slut.


26 posted on 11/23/2010 7:11:33 AM PST by anniegetyourgun
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To: VRWCmember

I went to see George W. last night on his book signing tour. Like his policies or not, he is a committed born again Christian. He spoke passionately about it and its obvious that he’s worked out the story of redemption and what it means to him. He loves his parents but he’s not his parents and he knows it.


27 posted on 11/23/2010 7:11:53 AM PST by Mercat
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To: Rational Thought

What’s a little RAPE allegation after all, or several.
HE’S SUCH A CHARMING GUY!

(I heard Ted Bundy was quite a character too)

And Arkancide was all a myth...


28 posted on 11/23/2010 7:12:23 AM PST by Mr. K (TSA: "Because 'profiling' is much more offensive than grabbing your balls")
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To: Rational Thought

I wonder if Bar remembers how Bill insinuated that George Bush Sr. was shot down in WW II due to is incompetence as a pilot? Does she remember how Clinton’s opposition research team spread rumors that Bush Sr. was having an affair to counteract the Clinton affair stories? She has a very short memory.


29 posted on 11/23/2010 7:14:39 AM PST by Opinionated Blowhard
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To: dandiegirl

The Bush women aren’t in the closet. Baby killers all. Once you think it’s okay to kill the unborn, you’ll swallow anything.


30 posted on 11/23/2010 7:14:43 AM PST by donna (Sarah Palin: ...all of us, who consider ourselves progressive...)
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To: Rational Thought
Sad...she's working so hard to ensure Jeb won't get elected given her positions on Sarah Palin and the Klintoon.

My respect and regard for her diminishes every time she opens her mouth.

31 posted on 11/23/2010 7:16:22 AM PST by harpu ( "...it's better to be hated for who you are than loved for someone you're not!")
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To: Rational Thought

Maybe she would feel differently if Saddam Hussein had assassinated her husband on Clinton’s watch, as Hussein had wanted to do.


32 posted on 11/23/2010 7:17:56 AM PST by cvq3842 (I don't waste my vote on third party candidates, like RINO Republicans.)
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To: Rational Thought

I’ve known plenty of people who are deeply flawed and character-challenged but warm and great fun to be around.

Related to a couple of them whom I love but do not, and never will, trust.

I understand what she’s saying. Clinton does, indeed, have a warmth and charisma, and it got him elected twice. But he’s a creep on the inside.

The Bushes know this. The difference between them and Clinton is that their good character runs deep. They are gracious people who represent us well.

Clinton benefited from association with the Bushes.


33 posted on 11/23/2010 7:18:08 AM PST by Jedidah
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To: ecomcon
Bushes, Lugar, Powell, Rice, Romney, Murkowski make me want to puke. They are all big government ruling class screwups.
Party affiliation, among this kind of Ruling Class Elitist, is a matter of "team colors", nothing more.
34 posted on 11/23/2010 7:18:13 AM PST by samtheman
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To: Rational Thought

There were poeple who said Josef Mengele had a charming personality too. Same with Ted Bundy.


35 posted on 11/23/2010 7:18:44 AM PST by cvq3842 (I don't waste my vote on third party candidates, like RINO Republicans.)
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To: donna

I was just thinking of this when I read the title- how Barbara is spouting off and Laura believes in choice and gay marriage. I LOVED both of them as First Ladies but now am totally disappointed in both for being so elitist.


36 posted on 11/23/2010 7:20:57 AM PST by YouGoTexasGirl
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To: samtheman

Bush. Clinton. Clinton. Bush.

Same. Same. Same. Same.

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True. True. True. True.


37 posted on 11/23/2010 7:21:37 AM PST by Psalm 144
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To: Rational Thought

Its called the Rinocratic Oligarchy...and like all oligarchies...they have run out of new minds and new ideas.

The minds who have created the problem...are not capable of a solution.


38 posted on 11/23/2010 7:22:15 AM PST by mo
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To: Psalm 144

LOL!


39 posted on 11/23/2010 7:22:26 AM PST by samtheman
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To: dandiegirl

How can like someone that did nothing but trash your own son for the entire 8 years he was in office?

Senility


40 posted on 11/23/2010 7:22:36 AM PST by Bitsy
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Not Liberals, Progressives. Just as Teddy Roosevelt (R) and Woodrow Wilson (D) were the first early Progressive Presidents.

I think it is becoming apparent that there is a Ruling Class and the Ruled. Guess which one we are... We are no longer a Republic and have not been one for some years. It is more of an Oligarchy of sorts. We only vote on the choices allowed for us.

Reagan was an anomaly, usually we are given the choice between a big gov’t, ruling class Rebpublican and a bigger gov’t ruling class Democrat.

We are being manipulated. Just look how Hillary is being slowly positioned as the better, less liberal alternative to Barack. Hilary has a longer history of ties with Soros and as a follower of the Alinsky “Rules for Radicals” than Obama, but she is the better, smarter, more centrist alternative to Obama???

41 posted on 11/23/2010 7:22:44 AM PST by Max_850
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To: mo
Rinocratic Oligarchy
I like it.
42 posted on 11/23/2010 7:23:27 AM PST by samtheman
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To: Rational Thought
We have to break the Bush-Clinton power structure.

We have to defeat Hillary.

There's only one who can defeat her and we know her name.

43 posted on 11/23/2010 7:23:41 AM PST by TheThinker (Communists: taking over the world one kooky doomsday scenario at a time.)
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To: Jedidah
Not to be argumentative, but she makes such a statement about Clinton and makes a completely snide comment about Gov. Palin. How was that being “gracious”?
44 posted on 11/23/2010 7:24:23 AM PST by Rational Thought
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To: RINOS ARE RADICALS

When are people going to wake up read my lips “ the Bush’s are liberal”.

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People with monikers like Vassal4W4evah will go to their graves believing the platitudes, and ignoring the globalist and elitist imperatives of that family. They are heavily invested in wooden nickels from the Bohemian Grove.


45 posted on 11/23/2010 7:25:08 AM PST by Psalm 144
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To: Rational Thought

I am starting to dislike Barbara Bush.


46 posted on 11/23/2010 7:26:04 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Rational Thought

the rinos always become servants of the liberals.

look at megan and cindy mccain.


47 posted on 11/23/2010 7:26:32 AM PST by ken21 (who runs the gop?)
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To: Georgia Girl 2

He’s a sociopath.


48 posted on 11/23/2010 7:26:50 AM PST by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: Mercat

Wonderful. I know dozens of people like that. Any one of them would have been a better President.


49 posted on 11/23/2010 7:27:08 AM PST by DManA
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To: ecomcon

I swear they’re all on the same team.

Bushes, Lugar, Powell, Rice, Romney, Murkowski make me want to puke. They are all big government ruling class screwups.

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Voodoo conservatives, each and every one.


50 posted on 11/23/2010 7:27:35 AM PST by Psalm 144
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