Skip to comments.In subtle moves, Hillary Clinton creates distance from Obama
Posted on 03/20/2014 3:40:49 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
In subtle moves, Hillary Clinton creates distance from Obama
Reuters By Gabriel Debenedetti 20 minutes ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Just over a year after leaving her job as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton has offered views on foreign policy that analysts said seem part of an effort to distance herself from the Obama administration as she prepares a possible 2016 White House run.
In appearances this month, Clinton struck a hawkish tone on issues including Iran and Russia, even while expressing broad support for the work done by Obama and her successor as secretary of state, John Kerry.
Clinton said in New York on Wednesday night she was "personally skeptical" of Iran's commitment to reaching a comprehensive agreement on its nuclear program.
"I've seen their behavior over (the) years," she said, saying that if the diplomatic track failed, "every other option does remain on the table."
Just two weeks earlier, Clinton was forced to backtrack after she drew parallels between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler at a closed-door fundraiser. In comments leaked to the media by a local reporter who attended the event, Clinton said Putin's justifications for his actions in the Crimean region were akin to moves Hitler made in the years before World War Two.
"I'm not making a comparison, certainly, but I am recommending that we can perhaps learn from this tactic that has been used before," she said the next day at an event in Los Angeles.
As secretary of state, Clinton was a key player in a U.S. effort to reset relations with Russia, a policy that critics say now appears to be a glaring failure.
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Heck of a reset there, Hillary.
Shw would Foster him if she could.
Good one. Can you place ‘sec of state’ on it? (Some can’t add two plus two in the world of who’s running this good ship lollipop)
We can print and leave them around in lib hangouts.
Are you saying that Hillbilly unfriended bh0 on her facebook account?
I suspect that Obama appreciates these moves.
Too late-—As soon as she announces Obamacare becomes Hillarycare..
The Republicans should be talking about this NOW, and not wait until next year when she announces her candidacy. They need to be reminding everybody about her silly phot-op with her Russian counterpart pushing the "Reset" button.
“If you like your recession, you can keep your recession. Vote Hillary!”
Hillary is a zero. On par with Obama.
I don’t care in the least for Hillary, but I’m glad to see a split in the ranks develop!
she needs very much to try to distance herself from him...
just as a political survival tactic
but that still leaves her miserable performance in public office....(some of which she will almost certainly try to blame outright on her boss.....but “I was just following orders” doesn’t have a particularly positive political cache, does it?)
In Subtle moves...as advertised in national media.
There’s nothing subtle about it. It’s just weasely.
Whatever she can't blame on Obama, she, and the Democrat Media, will figure out a way to blame it on the Pubbies, and it will work for her.
She is still fighting for the 2008 nomination.
its all Bush’s fault!
well, yes, that has seemed to work rather nicely for the D leadership.... so you could be right!
alas, we are so screwed....
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