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Hillary, the bigger man?
Vanity | 16 October 2012 | areukiddingme1

Posted on 10/16/2012 7:44:06 AM PDT by areukiddingme1

“It takes a big man to admit when he’s wrong. I am NOT a big man.” ~ Fletch Lives

Apparently the president of the United States of America is NOT a big man either and is willing to let Hillary Clinton take the fall for him – How noble of him and the vice president.

The word ETHOS comes to mind. What is ETHOS? According to Merriam-Webster, Ethos is the distinguishing character, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding beliefs of a person, group, or institution.

What is this president and vice presidents code or ethos? I have serious questions and doubt about where their hearts are – I do not believe they are serious about protecting the US from all enemies, foreign and domestic.

Oh wait, that was my oath. The oath I took as an enlisted man when I served the nation in the Navy. The president’s oath simply states; “I do solemnly swear that I will faithfully execute the Office of President of the United States, and will to the best of my Ability, preserve, protect and defend the Constitution of the United States.

To the best of my Ability…there it is. This is the best he can do. He simply isn’t cut out for the office. Unemployment above 8.3 percent for over 40 consecutive months, gasoline above $4.00 a gallon, 47 million recipients on food stamps and the national debt now above $16 trillion (5 trillion on his watch alone). This is “the best of his Ability.”

If this is the best of his ability how is it that he can in good conscience even being asking for four more years – Unless, he and the vice president completely lack ethos.

Retired General and former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Colin Powell said on leadership "The day soldiers stop bringing you their problems is the day you have stopped leading them. They have either lost confidence that you can help them or concluded that you do not care. Either case is a failure of leadership."

So, which is it, have American’s finally lost confidence in this president and his ability to help get us out of this mess or is it simply that he does not care.

In my opinion, whether Hillary “took one for the team” or not, this is still an overwhelming failure of leadership and one that should not be rewarded with four more years to prove further that this president lacks the ability or understanding of how to lead.

Leadership is what this country needs more than anything and platitudes, speeches, and division are we are receiving as a nation. We cannot invest four more years in this president and his “on the job training.”

Time to move on! Time to elect someone that has the ABILITY to move the country out of the mess it is in. The test is over, pencils down, we need a new president.


TOPICS: Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: democrats; elections; manhood; obama; responsibility; romeny2012; romney; soshillary; vanity

1 posted on 10/16/2012 7:44:13 AM PDT by areukiddingme1
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To: areukiddingme1

Solid move on her part. It keeps her alive.

It makes her look like a leader, even if it’s an epic fail at the moment.

It separates her from the adolescents in the Administration.


2 posted on 10/16/2012 7:47:38 AM PDT by lurk
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To: areukiddingme1

Hill gave an excuse from Peru.

That’s not leadership.

Sadly, that’s more than Obama has mustered.

Them’s the facts.

“Taking responsibility” and “leadership” is resigning.


3 posted on 10/16/2012 7:47:43 AM PDT by Noamie
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To: areukiddingme1
Um, she's not taking the fall for little barry bastard commie faggot, she's setting him up. They all had the same intel at the same time, and it was not just she who did not act in a timely fashion, but she is admitting to what barry continues to run spin mode over. Thus she has peeled back the obfuscation and exposed his lying ass for all to see. That isn't taking the fall, that's character assassination in progress!
4 posted on 10/16/2012 7:47:43 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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5 posted on 10/16/2012 7:50:32 AM PDT by dead (It ain't over until the phone lady sings.)
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To: areukiddingme1

Yeah, if you call the shadow of a snake the bigger man, then I wold agree with you.


6 posted on 10/16/2012 7:50:52 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: areukiddingme1

Hillary did not set the policies that she carried out (fomenting jihadism, weakening our defenses, etc.) but simply, as a mystifyingly loyal flunky, sort of carried them out or at least spoke on their behalf. Everybody knows that the SOS is not responsible for setting the policy itself; that came from Obama or whoever the heck it is who is behind him (Jarrett and the Islamist gang?).

Heck, Hillary even blamed the immediate screw up on some unnamed underlings (the “security team”) who she claimed didn’t inform her that there was a problem.

This was a last-ditch gesture to protect Obama before the debates, and it will have no impact on Hillary’s future. I think she has already let it be known that even if Obama does get reelected, she plans to leave the administration at the end of this term. I don’t think she’s even aiming at being the candidate in 2016 anymore, but will probably do what Bill does, make big bucks on the lecture and teaching circuit.

Curiously, I think it’s made Obama look even worse in this whole affair.


7 posted on 10/16/2012 7:53:04 AM PDT by livius
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To: areukiddingme1
The word ETHOS comes to mind. What is ETHOS? According to Merriam-Webster, Ethos is the distinguishing character, sentiment, moral nature, or guiding beliefs of a person, group, or institution.

 

Funny, but when it comes to the president, the VP and the Secretary of State - ETHOS is the last quality I think of.

8 posted on 10/16/2012 7:53:56 AM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: dead

Oh my God...the horror, the horror, the horror!


9 posted on 10/16/2012 7:59:50 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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I doubt that hillary’s ankles ever looked that good ...


10 posted on 10/16/2012 8:02:30 AM PDT by MHGinTN (Being deceived can be cured.)
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To: chris37

“...the shadow of a snake.”

First time I heard that — But agree it is apropos.


11 posted on 10/16/2012 8:03:06 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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To: Responsibility2nd

Lack of ETHOS...


12 posted on 10/16/2012 8:04:52 AM PDT by areukiddingme1 (areukiddingme1 is a synonym for a Retired U.S. Navy Chief Petty Officer and tired of liberal BS.))
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Hussein isn’t any kind of man.


13 posted on 10/16/2012 8:06:51 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both)
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So Hillary is "manning up" by admitting responsibility for the deaths of four Americans? She's admitting that she was derelict in her duty to provide adequate protection for overseas personnel? Will she be removed from the Office of Secretary of State?

Heck, NO! She is being lauded by the MSM as some sort of heroine! It is so rare for a politician to admit responsibility that the MSM is going all gooey over her.

But, let's get back to the truth. If she is truly responsible, the blood of Americans is on her hands and she should be removed from office in disgrace. I won't hold my breath.

This must have cost Obama plenty, especially on the day of the debate. I'm thinking that, regardless of the election outcome, he will loudly and passionately be backing her for the presidency in 2016.

14 posted on 10/16/2012 8:09:16 AM PDT by Dr. Thorne ("How long, O Lord, holy and true?" - Rev. 6:10)
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To: lurk

Hillary suffers from grandiosity. Who wouldn’t when they are untouchable, held unaccountable, given a permanent pass , both personally, professionally and politically, from the sympathy voters, particularly women, whose vote Republicans need desperately, and give the independence she was showered to run foreign policy out of the State Department.

Hillary knew her responsibility remark would ingratiate her with all interest groups.

She also knew Intel exposed her last week, despise her, and have proof of her guilt, so they threw her overboard.

Never have seen such an obnoxious declaration of responsibility where she still BLAMES intell for her 11 day lie!


15 posted on 10/16/2012 8:10:23 AM PDT by RitaOK ( VIVA CHRISTO REY)
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To: areukiddingme1

She just out foxed the fox.


16 posted on 10/16/2012 8:18:53 AM PDT by Bitsy
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To: areukiddingme1

With Hillary marching across the stage to stand in front of a podium in her large pants suits, she is truly her ‘daddy’s little man.’

If she fell on a grenade to save the skin of that phony presently occupying the White Hut I would still hate her.

Actually I hate her more.


17 posted on 10/16/2012 8:21:36 AM PDT by IbJensen (Since light travels faster than sound, some people appear bright until you hear them speak.)
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To: areukiddingme1

I thought the same when I first heard it just recently.

I wish I could take credit for it, but I’m not that creative.

I read it in Game of Thrones as a knight used the expression to describe a particularly loathesome character named Viserys.

I thought to myself as I read, what an interesting comparison, and how fitting it is to our current leaders.

So credit goes to Mr. Martin, a fantastic author, liberal though he may be.


18 posted on 10/16/2012 8:28:07 AM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: areukiddingme1
IMHO, this is how most sheeple will see it. Right or wrong Hillary stood up while the ‘O’ scurried around in the shadows.
19 posted on 10/16/2012 8:38:18 AM PDT by MamaTexan (I am a Person as Created by the Laws of Nature, not a person as created by the laws of Man)
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To: areukiddingme1

Ask Huma what kind of a man Hillary is. She sure ain’t no Weiner.


20 posted on 10/16/2012 8:47:27 AM PDT by crosshairs (America: Once the land of the free. Still the home of the brave.)
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Hillary must have taken the advice of her right hand “man” and Muslim Brotherhood daughter, Huma Abedin, on how to deal with the request for security staff at the Libyan consulate. Now how would it look if she said the Muslim Brotherhood Trojan Horse Huma Abedin, Hillary’s closest advisor, was to blame?

Either Hillary herself is working for the Islamic enemies of the U.S. or she, too, has been duped by Islamic lies, lies that are encouraged by Islam when dealing with “infidels.” When dealing with infidels, two principles are paramount according to Koranic teaching: Taqquia and Kitmon. How can she admit that an Islamist has infiltrated her State Department at the highest level? She has no choice but to deflect attention away from Huma Abedin.


21 posted on 10/16/2012 12:42:29 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now (Big Bird Can Fly on His Own - He Doesn't Need the Narcissist in Chief at All to Hold Him Up.)
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To: areukiddingme1

Hillary must have taken the advice of her right hand “man” and Muslim Brotherhood daughter, Huma Abedin, on how to deal with the request for security staff at the Libyan consulate. Now how would it look if she said the Muslim Brotherhood Trojan Horse Huma Abedin, Hillary’s closest advisor, was to blame?

Either Hillary herself is working for the Islamic enemies of the U.S. or she, too, has been duped by Islamic lies, lies that are encouraged by Islam when dealing with “infidels.” When dealing with infidels, two principles are paramount according to Koranic teaching: Taqquia and Kitmon. How can she admit that an Islamist has infiltrated her State Department at the highest level? She has no choice but to deflect attention away from Huma Abedin.


22 posted on 10/16/2012 12:42:44 PM PDT by Seeing More Clearly Now (Big Bird Can Fly on His Own - He Doesn't Need the Narcissist in Chief at All to Hold Him Up.)
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