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Terry McAuliffe in 2001: Bush’s election killed my dad (This 'Bush's Fault' tops it all)
Hotair ^ | 05/30/2013 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 05/30/2013 2:03:19 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

Classy, eh? Andrew Kaczynski discovered this lovely eulogy from C-SPAN’s archives in which the man who wants to run Virginia said that his 83-year-old father couldn’t handle seeing a Republican President:

Terry McAuliffe, the Democratic candidate for governor of Virginia, once blamed his father’s death on President George W. Bush’s election in 2000.

In a May 2001 interview with C-SPAN, titled the “Life and Career of Terry McAuliffe,” the former Democratic National Committee chairman says one of the “reasons” his father, Jack, died was “he could not go into a new year knowing that a Republican was actually moving into the White House.”

While his father was in the hospital, McAuliffe’s mother “went and came back in five minutes later, and he had passed away. And I told the story, you know, I gave at the eulogy at his funeral, and there are many reasons why people thought Jack had died,” McAuliffe told C-SPAN. “He was 83 years old. And I said the main reason is that he could not go into a new year knowing that a Republican was actually moving into the White House. I just don’t think he could’ve handled that.”

“He had eight great years,” McAullife continued. “President Clinton and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton were so nice to my mother and father, they’d come down all the time. So he had a great eight years when President Clinton and Vice President Gore were in office, and he just wasn’t going into a new year with a Democrat not being in the White House Steve, he just couldn’t handle it.”

Be sure to watch the video at BuzzFeed. I’ve heard a lot of “blame Bush” over the last five years, but this one takes the cake.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Virginia
KEYWORDS: 2001; bush; bushsfault; terrymcauliffe; va2013; virginia

1 posted on 05/30/2013 2:03:19 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Here’s the video for those who want to watch:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/andrewkaczynski/terry-mcauliffe-blamed-bush-election-for-his-fathers-death


2 posted on 05/30/2013 2:04:06 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

His hate killed him.

Let’s hope many more from the party fo the KKK follow him.


3 posted on 05/30/2013 2:04:19 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Actually the atomic bombing of Hiroshima was cause by Bush senior joining the Navy. And some relative way back caused the Civil War. Then there was .....


4 posted on 05/30/2013 2:07:11 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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5 posted on 05/30/2013 2:07:52 PM PDT by onyx (Please Support Free Republic - Donate Monthly! If you want on Sarah Palin's Ping List, Let Me know!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Wasn’t he alive during Reagan? Why didn’t he die then?


6 posted on 05/30/2013 2:08:02 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer
Wasn’t he alive during Reagan? Why didn’t he die then?

An excellent point. And if he was put into a state of suspended animation / hibernation from 81-92, why didn't they do it again?

7 posted on 05/30/2013 2:13:03 PM PDT by nascarnation (Baraq's economic policy: trickle up poverty)
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To: SeekAndFind

Of all the FOB, McAulliffe is probably the smarmiest and that’s saying something.


9 posted on 05/30/2013 2:14:47 PM PDT by surrey
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To: SeekAndFind

10 posted on 05/30/2013 2:16:28 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: SkyDancer; nascarnation

You guys think too small. Paw McAuliff should have let his fear of a Republican presidency kill him early in Eisenhower’s presidency. Then there would have been no Terry McAuliff (born 1957).


11 posted on 05/30/2013 2:19:45 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: SeekAndFind

No, if what you say is true, your dad killed himself.


12 posted on 05/30/2013 2:20:33 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: Westbrook

yes....like the Fonz, mcAulliffe jumped the shark a long time ago.

I think Rush has him pegged, when he calls him “The Punk”


13 posted on 05/30/2013 2:20:58 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: EDINVA

Good point there too. But maybe he was a Republican then, and later got jaded?


14 posted on 05/30/2013 2:23:08 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Another Dem assumes room temperature. Boo-hoo.


15 posted on 05/30/2013 2:23:30 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: SeekAndFind
This 'Bush's Fault' tops it all

I don't know, I think blaming Bush for the failed policies of his successor to be a cake topper. Bush, who all dems believe is stupid, Bush, who has no power, cannot and does not create policy, cannot veto law and has no control over the current affairs of the country is responsible for what this current president does? I know that sounds incredibly surreal but more of my liberal family members believe everything bad that happens is Bush's fault and not Obama's. Yes, they are liberal idiots.

16 posted on 05/30/2013 2:29:46 PM PDT by South40
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To: SeekAndFind

Hopefully, it’s contagious.


17 posted on 05/30/2013 2:33:49 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: SeekAndFind

He died on Jan 31, 2000. Shows how much confidence his father had in the Dems winning the recounts. If I loved a President that much and could choose whether or not to leave this earth I would hang around until his last day in office.


18 posted on 05/30/2013 2:36:23 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: EDINVA

Nixon’s election should have also sent him packing.


19 posted on 05/30/2013 2:39:45 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: SeekAndFind
Here's a fairly tough interview he received from Channel 9 in DC:

http://www.wusa9.com/rss/article/258593/188/Terry-McAuliffe--The-Man-Who-Wants-To-Be-Virginias-Next-Governor

20 posted on 05/30/2013 2:43:25 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: Huskrrrr

George Bush’s election killed my father and raped my mother!


21 posted on 05/30/2013 2:47:15 PM PDT by StevieRay20
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

Where did you find that date? btw, Clinton was still President on that date and would remain President for another 355 days.


22 posted on 05/30/2013 2:50:53 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: Huskrrrr

Not to worry. I’m sure Jack still managed to fill out his absentee ballot in 2004, 2008, and 2012.


23 posted on 05/30/2013 2:52:13 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: Hoodat

Sorry, I meant 2001.


24 posted on 05/30/2013 2:56:45 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: Hillarys Gate Cult

I meant Dec 31, 2000.


25 posted on 05/30/2013 3:00:54 PM PDT by Hillarys Gate Cult (Liberals make unrealistic demands on reality and reality doesn't oblige them.)
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To: SkyDancer
Actually the atomic bombing of Hiroshima was cause by Bush senior joining the Navy.

About a month ago, I heard the biggest tinfoil whopper of them all:

George H.W. Bush was really an adopted Hitlerjungen!

26 posted on 05/30/2013 3:01:29 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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To: Old Sarge
Which caused Germany to bomb Pearl Harbor.

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27 posted on 05/30/2013 3:14:26 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: SkyDancer

Germans?


28 posted on 05/30/2013 3:14:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator
Yep.  photo attachment.jpg
29 posted on 05/30/2013 3:15:53 PM PDT by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks SeekAndFind.
Andrew Kaczynski discovered this lovely eulogy from C-SPAN’s archives in which the man who wants to run Virginia said that his 83-year-old father couldn’t handle seeing a Republican President
If only it were that easy.


30 posted on 05/30/2013 3:16:31 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Every time McAuliff speaks a kitty dies.

He should be ashamed.


31 posted on 05/30/2013 3:36:48 PM PDT by OpusatFR
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To: SeekAndFind

MAYBE OBAMA’S IMPEACHMENT WILL KILL TERRY MCAULIFFE...ONE CAN ONLY HOPE...


32 posted on 05/30/2013 3:39:03 PM PDT by MERCY HOUSE TEEN CHALLENGE777
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To: SeekAndFind
In 1861, the Civil War broke out because Democrats could not stand the idea of a Republican in the White House. More than 600,000 Americans died.

In 2000/2001, Jack McAuliffe could not stand the idea of a Republican in the White House. One American died.

Karl Marx claims to quote Hegel to the effect that everything in history happens twice, once as tragedy, the next time as farce.

Here we have a good example of that...since the Civil War was definitely a tragedy. As a good Marxist, Terry McAuliffe ought to appreciate the irony.

Of course the farce part may be only in his head--I'd like to see the death certificate and how it reports the cause of death.

33 posted on 05/30/2013 3:45:30 PM PDT by Verginius Rufus
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To: Hoodat

LOL!


34 posted on 05/30/2013 3:57:17 PM PDT by Huskrrrr
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To: dfwgator

Forget it. He’s rolling.


35 posted on 05/30/2013 3:59:54 PM PDT by Hoodat (BENGHAZI - 4 KILLED, 2 MIA)
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To: MERCY HOUSE TEEN CHALLENGE777

Hell; while were wishing, maybe Obungholes just leaving office will kill every G#d D#mn#d progressive/liberal/communist/pantywaist piece of sh#t in the country.
I live in Californication, if it were to happen that way there would only be about 250 people left in this state.


36 posted on 05/30/2013 4:29:31 PM PDT by 5th MEB (Progressives in the open; --- FIRE FOR EFFECT!!)
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To: SkyDancer

Shhh, you’re on a roll...


37 posted on 05/30/2013 5:28:19 PM PDT by Old Sarge (My "KMA List" is growing daily...)
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