Skip to comments.Hillary leans on Bill and Barack to sell presidency
Posted on 04/17/2014 6:28:05 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
Recently Hillary Clinton gave what appeared at first to be a rambling and unfocused answer when asked to name the proudest achievement of her four years as secretary of state. The short version is, she doesnt have one. But Clintons words make a lot more sense when seen not as a nonanswer to a specific question but as an effort to lay the foundation and establish a theme for a presidential campaign.
The occasion was her appearance on a panel discussion at the Women in the World meeting in Manhattan. It was pretty easy going; the moderator, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman, asked softball after softball. (Sample: Noting Clintons daughter, Chelsea, Friedman asked: What have you learned from her?)
Toward the end, Friedman turned to Clinton and said: When you look at your time as secretary of state, what are you most proud of, and what do you feel was unfinished, maybe to have another crack at someday?
Clinton and the audience laughed, because another crack at someday seemed an obvious back-door way of asking whether Clinton will run for president in 2016. But then she answered and revealed something critically important about her intentions.
Look, I really see my role as secretary, and in fact, leadership in general in a democracy, as a relay race, Clinton said.
I mean, you run the best race you can run, you hand off the baton. Some of what hasnt been finished may go on to be finished
The answer seemed to concede that there is no single, momentous thing Clinton can point to as having achieved during her years as the nations top diplomat. As she went on, Clinton instead linked herself to President Obamas achievements at least the Democratic version of them....
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The witch of chappaquiddick needs the trolls support
BO will never (sincerely) help Hillary. He’ll just do enough so she does not attack him, and he will behind-the-scenes help another candidate. He may even “endorse” her which would be the kiss of death.
Whatever happened to, “we came, we saw, he died” re: Gaddafi Hillary?
Does she really think AHOTUS is gonna want to pass the baton to her?
Funny how the Left and their minions in the media are scared to death to mention Joe Biden as Obama’s successor.
You know, when I see the depth of support lying socialists get in this country, decade after decade; and how they are never called to task for their crimes and criminal incompetence, I realize that this country largely deserves the disaster that it has become.