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Hillary’s Secrets
New York Times ^ | FEB. 17, 2014 | Frank Bruni

Posted on 02/18/2014 5:25:09 AM PST by Second Amendment First

Her perseverance often awes me. Her arrogance sometimes galls me. And her particular braid of high-mindedness and high-handedness almost always leaves me puzzled and exhausted.

But what I’ve been feeling for and about Hillary Clinton over the last week is sadness. Does she have even a smidgen of privacy left? Can she utter a syllable or think a thought with any assurance that it won’t be exposed, analyzed, ridiculed?

When she was talking decades ago with Diane Blair, whose journals are part of “The Hillary Papers,” she no doubt assumed an audience of one: her dear friend. Her best friend. But this corner of Hillary’s life, like every other, has now been put on public display. Get as close as you like. Gawk. Judge.

(Excerpt) Read more at nytimes.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Government; News/Current Events
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If she wants privacy let her go away and leave us alone.
1 posted on 02/18/2014 5:25:09 AM PST by Second Amendment First
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To: Second Amendment First

Elba is a pretty quiet place.


2 posted on 02/18/2014 5:28:16 AM PST by Michael.SF. (I never thought anyone could make Jimmy Carter look good in comparison.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Yeah too damn bad. Did he cry a river for every Republican they malign? Didn’t Hillary use private eyes to investigate and harass women?


3 posted on 02/18/2014 5:29:15 AM PST by Williams (No Obama)
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To: Second Amendment First

Hillary is old enough, at this point, what difference does it make?


4 posted on 02/18/2014 5:34:09 AM PST by taterjay
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To: Williams

“No body is gonna go snooping thru our papers, WE are the President”.

I’d Say the Biotch has brought all of it on herself. She was a nasty, underhanded evil person back when she was working on the Nixon investigations, of which she was FIRED for unethical behavior.


5 posted on 02/18/2014 5:34:18 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: Williams

Don’t forget those 1100 raw data files on her and Bill’s adversaries.


6 posted on 02/18/2014 5:35:25 AM PST by VRWCarea51
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To: Second Amendment First

Can she utter a syllable or think a thought with any assurance that it won’t be exposed, analyzed, ridiculed?”

...ask this about Ted Cruz, Sarah Palin, Bush, Reagan and on and on. If Cruz stuck his tongue out in 1st grade we’d hear about his cold callousness.


7 posted on 02/18/2014 5:37:34 AM PST by albie
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To: Second Amendment First

Sarah and her family is all that needs to be said.


8 posted on 02/18/2014 5:39:07 AM PST by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Blah, blah, blah........................

Whazzamatter? Ya never heard of Alinsky? Hell, she wrote her THESIS on the SOB!
She’s been living it—all her “life”.


9 posted on 02/18/2014 5:44:01 AM PST by Flintlock ( islam is a LIE, mohammed was a CRIMINAL, shira is POISON.)
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To: Second Amendment First

I was just heading out to work and sat a bit to give this a read. Now I have broken down and am sobbing for poor Hillary and I’m going to be late.


10 posted on 02/18/2014 5:44:27 AM PST by JudyinCanada
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To: JudyinCanada

It’s a certified NYT Sunday weeper piece...


11 posted on 02/18/2014 5:49:14 AM PST by Eric in the Ozarks ("Say Not the Struggle Naught Availeth.")
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To: Second Amendment First

“Does she have even a smidgen of privacy left? Can she utter a syllable or think a thought with any assurance that it won’t be exposed, analyzed, ridiculed?”

We hope not. All she needs to do is leave, forever. That resolves her concerns.


12 posted on 02/18/2014 5:56:13 AM PST by PubliusMM (RKBA; a matter of fact, not opinion. 01-20-2016; I pray we make it that long.)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
I feel absolutely ZERO sympathy for Hitlary. She has been a problem since and before the Clinton's were in Arkansas. Her mean streak shows when ANYONE challenges her authority.

There is NO WAY she should be shown, nor given any quarter.

I consider her a traitor to our country for allowing those people who were left unsupported by our military, to die in Benghazi. She belongs in prison, not the White House. I am tired of hearing her name or seeing her face.

13 posted on 02/18/2014 6:01:20 AM PST by DaveA37
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To: Second Amendment First

Yeh Frankie boy you Democraps worship gran Hilly until some other smooth talkin’ Bamboozler shows up and ousts her from the throne. Your Rats will abort her in 2016 too so leave granny superwoman alone with her queen without a Dem crown. Idiot demoRats-—fickle as can be.


14 posted on 02/18/2014 6:09:20 AM PST by tflabo (Truth or Tyranny)
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To: tflabo

Fell sorry for her????? She is a criminal. I only hope she ends up rotting shackled to a dank prison wall, repaying society for the damage she continues to do. “Sorry”...I don’t think so.


15 posted on 02/18/2014 6:17:09 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Second Amendment First
but as I read “The Hillary Papers,” I couldn’t stop thinking of her as a carcass. With a tireless zest, we pick her clean.

"Not bad, but I think I will have gas for quite a while."

16 posted on 02/18/2014 6:25:43 AM PST by Slyfox (We want our pre-existing HEALTH INSURANCE back!)
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To: Second Amendment First

YOU HAVE TO REMAIN A PRIVATE CITIZEN IF YOU WANT PRIVACY... ANNOUNCE YOU ARE RUNNING FOR PRESIDENT AND YOU WILL UNDERGO A COLONOSCOPY.


17 posted on 02/18/2014 6:28:30 AM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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To: Second Amendment First

Hillary gave away her right to privacy when she decided she wanted to be a ruler, and not a leader in the true sense of the word.
She gets no sympathy from me.


18 posted on 02/18/2014 6:29:20 AM PST by Wiser now (Socialism does not eliminate poverty, it guarantees it.)
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To: VRWCarea51
Instead of talking about Monica, in which Hillary's role was secondary (damage control), people should focus on all the scandals in which she was directly involved...like the FBI files and the travel office firings, the Rose Law firm files, etc.

Having the FBI files allowed them to blackmail Republicans.

Back in 2000, when the story of George W. Bush's DUI incident from 24 years earlier suddenly surfaced and became the top media obsession the last weekend before the election, someone on FR plausibly suggested that the Democrats learned about it because of the FBI files. It was such an old incident that apparently you couldn't have learned about it by going to the local courthouse in Maine, but it could well have been included in the FBI file for George H. W. Bush (since it involved an immediate relative) and Hillary could have passed it along to be used when it could do the most harm.

19 posted on 02/18/2014 6:30:51 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: Second Amendment First

Gosh. You can’t look at her. You can’t say anything about her. Now, you can’t look at her history. They think she’s a goddess.


20 posted on 02/18/2014 6:37:33 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Second Amendment First

So Hillary was running the show.


21 posted on 02/18/2014 6:39:52 AM PST by mgist (.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Grab your shovels,…it’s deep! I wonder if he’s sad for the Americans who died in Benghazi because of her and Little Boy Flaming Homo!?


22 posted on 02/18/2014 6:43:23 AM PST by Doc Savage ("I've shot people I like a lot more,...for a lot less!" Raylan Givins)
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To: Second Amendment First

Some come with baggage and Hillary comes with a complete sets, trunks, and travel cases.


23 posted on 02/18/2014 6:48:14 AM PST by bmwcyle (People who do not study history are destine to believe really ignorant statements.)
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To: Second Amendment First

Hillary’s strategy has always been to evoke pity for HILLARY, thus disarming her opponents, while she pretends to soldier on, above their pettiness. From 60 Minutes to the NYT, Big Media has carried these tears in buckets.

Bill cheats on her a thousand times: long-suffering Hillary stands by her man (ignoring her brutal suppression of the “sluts”). She is bigger and tougher than he is, and cares more about “helping others” than personal humiliation.

Rick Lazio fails to play dead in the Senatorial debate: poor Hillary assaulted by an aggressive male, tantamount to rape.

Obama steals the Presidency by trumping her First Semi-Woman with First Half-African: but poor Hillary, it was HER TURN...we owe it to her next time.

Hillary pioneers totalitarian insurance/healthcare disasters, but Obama co-opts it (after opposing her “mandate” during the campaign): but is her legacy program called HillaryCare? Oh, noooo. Cheated again. And Obama ruined everything; under Hillary it would have been wonderful...

Her ambassador is killed in Benghazi. But poor Hillary fell due to overwork and temporarily lost her memory, unjustly preventing her from explaining her foreign policy successes to mean men in Congress.

Hillary is so brilliant, so compassionate, wise, and experienced, so 60’s communitarian, so ...victimized. For her to be less than Queen of the World is just not fair.


24 posted on 02/18/2014 7:15:52 AM PST by Chewbarkah
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To: Chewbarkah
Paul Shanklin's Hillary parody of "I Don't Remember"
25 posted on 02/18/2014 7:31:42 AM PST by tenger (It's a good thing we don't get all the government we pay for. -Will Rogers)
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To: Second Amendment First

Notice how Hillary is orchestrating the release of certain things she fears are damaging now, so that she can manage the perception of them, and avoid being pushed off-message during the campaign. Later her servile news media can say, “oh, this is just old news.”

Another spin in the article is the implication that all Hillary’s secrets have been aired — poor woman has NO privacy. Nothing to see here, move along. Hillary is in full campaign mode already, and is already using her big media stooges to shape the battlefield for the lesser media.


26 posted on 02/18/2014 7:33:19 AM PST by Chewbarkah
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To: taterjay

Ask yourself—who would you like facing off with Putin-—Obama or Hillary? Romney? Rand Paul? No—Hillary is the bitch we need to face off the tyrants in the wings. BUT before I will support her she needs to do two things:
A) tell us what happened and why at Bengahzi? B) Tell all about Obama and his misrule—toss him under the bus and in prison and you got my Vote.


27 posted on 02/18/2014 7:34:26 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: blueunicorn6

Gosh. You can’t look at her. You can’t say anything about her. Now, you can’t look at her history. They think she’s a goddess.


Yes.

This hits the nail on the head.

There is a scary psycopathology in the East Coast elite.

This article is troubling in so many ways.


28 posted on 02/18/2014 7:43:30 AM PST by ifinnegan
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To: Chewbarkah
Very good take on the situation. The MSM has learned how to throw an election to its Demoncrat friend and Republicans will just cower under and let it happen.
I have said for a long time people like the Koch brothers need to buy media outlets if we stand any chance in the future.
Too many low info. voters out there and more, like P.T. Barnum said, “are born every minute.”
29 posted on 02/18/2014 9:06:18 AM PST by prof.h.mandingo (Buck v. Bell (1927) An idea whose time has come (for extreme liberalism))
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To: LibLieSlayer

With the exception of Obama or any other democRAT politician. Those get free passes.


30 posted on 02/18/2014 9:19:02 AM PST by SPOTTEDOWL (Are frontal lobotomies prerequisite for being classified as a liberal?)
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To: SPOTTEDOWL
hildebeast666 lost her shield of immunity. She will be dissected.
31 posted on 02/18/2014 2:12:54 PM PST by LibLieSlayer (FROM MY COLD, DEAD HANDS! BETTER DEAD THAN RED!)
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