Skip to comments.Top of the Pops: Bill Clinton named father of the year
Posted on 06/11/2013 10:28:50 AM PDT by Sub-Driver
Top of the Pops: Bill Clinton named father of the year Mon, Jun 10 2013
By Francesca Trianni
NEW YORK, June 10 (Reuters) - He's been commander in chief, Time magazine's 1993 man of the year, had hopes of becoming "First Laddie" of the United States and now former U.S. President Bill Clinton is in line for a new title - Father of the Year.
The non-profit National Father's Day Council plans to award him that honor at a New York fundraiser for Save the Children on Tuesday.
Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, was just 12 years old when the family moved into the White House and Bill Clinton and wife former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton worked to keep her out of the limelight.
One of the most iconic images of the family to come out of that period was when the three were photographed, walking hand in hand across the White House lawn to a waiting helicopter shortly after the news broke of Bill Clinton's affair with White House intern Monica Lewinsky. That scandal lead to Clinton's impeachment for perjury.
Chelsea Clinton, now 33 and a special correspondent for NBC News, said on Twitter "I completely agree!!!" when the award was first made public in January.
The National Father's Day Council cited Clinton's philanthropy work through the William J. Clinton Foundation and the Clinton Global Initiative, both started after he left the White House in 2001.
In addition to his charity work, Bill Clinton appeared on the campaign trail in 2008 when Hillary Clinton ran for president, joking that if she was elected his honorific title could be "First Laddie."
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This is satire, right?
This is a 3 bag barfer-—
“Accepting the award for Bill Clinton, the ghost of Webster Hubbell...”
Good for him. All that is left for his prize-shelf is “Husband of the Year.”
Did he go roaming some night and have some more recently?
He's in good company...
Bill Clinton, the puke of society.
Sorry, one mention of this scumbag, I can’t help it.
Almost as big a joke as the parvenu obama winning the Nobel peace prize
It’s on Reuters webpage. It shows how f’d up we are as major tabloid selects Mr. Clinton Lewinsky as father of the year. You think they would have named the dude in Pa. with 20+ with an assortment of several women.
Chelsea was looking forward to a big Stanford basketball game when the Monica story broke. She was summoned to Camp David for a photo op then left in a cabin for the weekend while Clinton played 36 holes of golf both days.
When did Bill’s girlfrinds mouths give birth?
I don’t see a problem.
Bill Clinton is just as deserving of this award as Obama was of receiving the Nobel Peace prize.
“The non-profit National Father’s Day Council plans to award him that honor at a New York fundraiser for Save the Children on Tuesday. “
You see this is the way it works. The non profit is looking to profit big time by having a fund raiser with Bill Clinton there, they know a lot of celebrity hounds and ass-kissers will be there passing out money. If they presented the award to Joe Schmoe they wouldn’t raise much. The award means nothing and they want to make a buck off Bubba.,
I guess Anthony Weiner was all booked up.
Chelsea was a teenager when the Lewinsky scandal broke.
To put his own daughter through such embarrassment and humiliation, just to satisfy his own lusts, is a form of child abuse.
It just made Ms. Clinton-Mezvinsky that much stronger.
The MSM will tout that when she starts running for office.
Aww gee, I thought it would be somebody like Homeboy Simpson
Eyew...didn’t think of it that way, but I can see the articles already.
The question is:
How many chilluns does he have?...........
For which child?
I certainly would not give Bill Clinton the Father of the Year Award, but I live in the Mid South and have followed the Cliton’s antics for close to 35 years. Bill was the one that spent time with his daughter, taking her to school and birthday parties. He was actually a good father when he wasn’t cheating on her mom.
Most of those awards are just liberals rewarding other liberals for their great contributions to liberalism.
BJ Clinton the liar?
Why not Husband of the year ?
Did they poll Bernard Lewinsky?
Real fathers are faithful to a child’s mother...
Oh hog wash he was trolling for other kids Moms
Post of the day
Wasn’t there anyone more deserving? Like some guy who didn’t cheat on the mother of his child?
When is he going to get 'Baby-Daddy of the Year'?
You forgot the most obvious award for Clinton.
"Celibate of the Century"
(he just barely beat Wilt Chamberlain and Hugh Hefner)
Now THAT is evidence for corruption in the IRS Non-Profit Exemption section!
Looking at their past awards winners, it appears they select several with high name recognition, plus a few ordinary Joes and an occasional, "Aw, he's a really great guy" serviceman, fireman, etc.
"The National Fathers Day Committee, an entity of the Fathers Day/Mothers Day Council, each year confers Father of the Year Honors on contemporary lifestyle leaders of our culture whose lives are dedicated to family, citizenship, charity, civility, responsibility and reverence. The funds raised by our Annual Father of the Year Awards Presentation are directed to the support of worthwhile concerns affecting men, fathers, and families. The objective of our program is to enhance the meaning of Fathers Day and encourage universal observance."
1942 Douglas MacArthur
1945 Jack Benny, Bing Crosby, Frederic March, Harry S. Truman
1955 Don Ameche, Sid Caesar, George H. Combs, Alvin Dark, Danny Kaye, Basil OConner, Jonas Salk, Merriman Smith
1965 Frank Blair, Sammy Davis, Jr., Frank Gifford, Lorne Greene, Robert M. Hutchins, Jonathan Winters
1978 Tom Brokaw, Arthur Burns, Yul Brynner, Hugh L. Carey, Dr. Martin Luther King, Sr., Thurman Munson, Thomas ONeill, William Safire, John Sirica, Eugene B. Spitz, MD, Dick Van Patten
2009 Al Unser, Sr., Jonathan M. Tisch, George Stephanopoulos, Mike "Coach K" Krzyzewski, General D.H. Petraeus, & Ronald Wurtzburger, "All-Star" Dad - Robert Wunder
2013 President Bill Clinton, Terry J. Lundgren, Ashok Sani All-Star Dad: Major Jackson Drumgoole II, U. S. Army
LOL. I knew that picture would show up on this thread.
It’s almost as good as winning a Nobel prize for peace...
Hey, the Hubster is still alive! Like Abe Vigoda, but without voting rights!