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Rush Limbaugh: Clinton's only achievement is 'being female'
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Posted on 05/15/2014 2:43:02 PM PDT by Sub-Driver

May 15, 2014, 04:34 pm Rush Limbaugh: Clinton's only achievement is 'being female'

By Rebecca Shabad

Conservative commentator Rush Limbaugh on Thursday said Hillary Clinton only has a shot at the presidency because she's a woman.

"You boil it down here and the only and greatest achievement Hillary Clinton has is her gender, being female," he said on his radio show.

Limbaugh referred to a video posted Wednesday by conservative media outlet PJ Media in which young people were questioned about their impressions of Clinton. They expressed their excitement over the prospects of a first female president, but PJ Media said they struggled to identify any of her accomplishments as secretary of State.

One of the reasons Clinton is back in the political world is because of gender, Limbaugh said, adding that Democrats would vote for a Hispanic president if Clinton doesn’t run in 2016.

“Because they see what they’ve pulled off with Obama,” he said. “The first African-American president is beyond criticism. You can’t criticize anything. You can’t chronicle his failures. You can’t do anything! Because you’re being racist.”

If a woman were elected president, Limbaugh said, any criticism of her would be considered sexist. He said any criticism of a gay president would be deemed homophobic and criticism of a Hispanic president would also be considered racist.

“Identity politics is such a major aspect of the liberal, leftist, Democratic agenda,” he said.

Limbaugh’s comments come a week after Republican strategist Karl Rove raised Clinton’s health issues from 2012 as a factor for the 2016 presidential election.

An initial report suggested Rove said Clinton had brain damage, but he disputed the report and said he never used that phrase.

"Thirty days in the hospital? When she reappears, she's wearing glasses that are only for people who have traumatic brain injury? We need to know what's up with that," Rove said, according to the New York Post last Thursday.

In December 2012, Clinton fell in her Washington home, hit her head and was diagnosed with a concussion. Doctors at the time said a blood clot had formed behind her ear.

Clinton spokesman Nick Merrill strongly denounced Rove's remarks and said the former secretary of State is "100 percent."


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1 posted on 05/15/2014 2:43:02 PM PDT by Sub-Driver
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To: Sub-Driver

That Rush nailed it is evidenced by collective cow the Left is having over his comment.


2 posted on 05/15/2014 2:44:53 PM PDT by Arm_Bears (Shoot cops that shoot dogs.)
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To: Sub-Driver

Maybe Jeb Bush can change his gender identity and he can run like a girl too. It’s all the rage nowadays.


3 posted on 05/15/2014 2:45:25 PM PDT by fulltlt
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To: Sub-Driver

4 posted on 05/15/2014 2:45:52 PM PDT by null and void (When was the last time you heard anyone say: "It's a free country"?)
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To: Sub-Driver

And she isn’t trying very hard either.


5 posted on 05/15/2014 2:46:42 PM PDT by cripplecreek (Remember the River Raisin.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I’m not so sure of the whole “Hillary is a female “.

A Womyn perhaps, but female - not in the generally accepted sense.

Just what gender is “Bull Dyke” , anyway?


6 posted on 05/15/2014 2:47:20 PM PDT by rdcbn
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To: All

the irony is, she don’t want to be female.


7 posted on 05/15/2014 2:48:41 PM PDT by willywill
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To: Sub-Driver

I think Hillary’s biggest fear is losing in the primaries again. Fauxcahontas could give the libs their “first woman” without all the Clinton baggage.


8 posted on 05/15/2014 2:49:00 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: Sub-Driver
Clinton's only achievement is 'being female'

Dubious. And of what species?

9 posted on 05/15/2014 2:50:02 PM PDT by IronJack
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To: Sub-Driver

She is a very polished liar.

That’s an accomplishment of sorts.


10 posted on 05/15/2014 2:50:13 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota (Tanstaafl - its not just for breakfast anymore...)
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To: Sub-Driver

When did the presidency become as multicultural as Star Trek? What we need next is a Ferengi president to replace the Constitution with the Rules of Acquisition. Rule #1: Once you have their money, you never give it back.


11 posted on 05/15/2014 2:50:23 PM PDT by Telepathic Intruder (The only thing the Left has learned from the failures of socialism is not to call it that)
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To: Sub-Driver
Rush Limbaugh: Clinton's only achievement is 'being female'

So, how many times did she have to take the DNA test before she passed?

12 posted on 05/15/2014 2:53:17 PM PDT by Carl Vehse
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Well she was married to the kingpin of liars. That is what they doa nd that is all they know is lies.


13 posted on 05/15/2014 2:55:34 PM PDT by Busko (The only thing that is certain is that nothing is certain.)
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To: willywill
the irony is, she don’t want to be female.

Well then she's in luck, because she's not.

And all any woman who wants to follow her has to do is abandon her own femininity to join up.

Not that that's something that can't be solved easily with antidepressants, alcoholism and endless sadistic loyalty tests, as millions of former American women have discovered.

14 posted on 05/15/2014 2:55:46 PM PDT by Talisker (One who commands, must obey.)
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To: willywill
the irony is, she don’t want to be female.


15 posted on 05/15/2014 2:59:10 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: Sub-Driver

Being female isn’t an accomplishment, however.


16 posted on 05/15/2014 3:02:40 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: Sub-Driver

I think her accomplishment is getting this far with no real accomplishments other than a lot of failures and major screwing up of most everything she touches. Also, it’s an accomplishment of sorts that she has gotten away with so so so much! Most of us would be in jail for what she’s pulled or at least too ashamed to appear in public.

She and her husband have played the media the public like violins.


17 posted on 05/15/2014 3:04:07 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 & 2012 weren't elections - they were coup d'etats.)
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To: fulltlt

Maybe Jeb will do a Bruce Jenner transformation to earn street cred with da voturs! Bob


18 posted on 05/15/2014 3:08:20 PM PDT by alstewartfan (Down the legions of years the invaders have taken this land And bent you to their will. Al Stewart)
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To: Sub-Driver
She has survived about a dozen scandals, any one of which would have buried the political hopes of any “non-select” representative of Leftist religion. She should still be in prison over her attempts to falsely incriminate Richard Nixon, not to mention that Cattlegate, Whitewatergate, Travelgate, the murders of several former friends of the Clintons and under subpoena to testify about them, the trashing of the White House at the end of Bill's term (Silverware-gate), and then the treason of Benghazi should have spelled the end of her political career. We could also speculate how involved she may have been in efforts to silence various women who accused her husband of inappropriate sexual advances, as well, and we have not forgotten that the targeting of conservative groups during the Clinton administration was several times linked to Mrs. Clinton. At the very least, Leftists should look at all the bodies around her, and wonder if it is really prudent to be her friend. What was the old joke about that? Life expectancy of a Friend of Bill/Hillary is one half the national average.
19 posted on 05/15/2014 3:09:11 PM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: Sub-Driver
I read the title and actually thought it referred to Bubba.

Reading down, I saw it was Hillary Herself....and I thought "darn it all".......

Leni

20 posted on 05/15/2014 3:11:35 PM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: Sub-Driver
Research the following before the internet articles all go down the memory hole.

Hillary Fired For “Lying, Unethical Behavior” On Watergate Committee

"Hillary Clinton might have a pretty hefty scandal brewing. It turns when she was an attorney working on the Watergate investigation, she was fired by her supervisor for “lying, unethical behavior.”

Jerry Zeifman, who said he is a lifelong Democrat, was a supervisor for 27-year-old Hillary Rodham on the committee. When the investigation was complete, Zeifman said he fired Hillary and refused to give her a recommendation. “Because she was a liar,” Zeifman said. “She was an unethical, dishonest lawyer. She conspired to violate the Constitution, the rules of the House, the rules of the committee and the rules of confidentiality.

Dan Calabrese reports: How could a 27-year-old House staff member do all that? She couldn’t do it by herself, but Zeifman said she was one of several individuals – including Marshall, special counsel John Doar and senior associate special counsel (and future Clinton White House Counsel) Bernard Nussbaum – who engaged in a seemingly implausible scheme to deny Richard Nixon the right to counsel during the investigation.

Why would they want to do that? Because, according to Zeifman, they feared putting Watergate break-in mastermind E. Howard Hunt on the stand to be cross-examined by counsel to the president. Hunt, Zeifman said, had the goods on nefarious activities in the Kennedy Administration that would have made Watergate look like a day at the beach – including Kennedy’s purported complicity in the attempted assassination of Fidel Castro.

The actions of Hillary and her cohorts went directly against the judgment of top Democrats, up to and including then-House Majority Leader Tip O’Neill, that Nixon clearly had the right to counsel.

Zeifman says that Hillary, along with Marshall, Nussbaum and Doar, was determined to gain enough votes on the Judiciary Committee to change House rules and deny counsel to Nixon. And in order to pull this off, Zeifman says Hillary wrote a fraudulent legal brief, and confiscated public documents to hide her deception. The brief involved precedent for representation by counsel during an impeachment proceeding. When Hillary endeavored to write a legal brief arguing there is no right to representation by counsel during an impeachment proceeding, Zeifman says, he told Hillary about the case of Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas, who faced an impeachment attempt in 1970.

“As soon as the impeachment resolutions were introduced by (then-House Minority Leader Gerald) Ford, and they were referred to the House Judiciary Committee, the first thing Douglas did was hire himself a lawyer,” Zeifman said. The Judiciary Committee allowed Douglas to keep counsel, thus establishing the precedent. Zeifman says he told Hillary that all the documents establishing this fact were in the Judiciary Committee’s public files. So what did Hillary do?

“Hillary then removed all the Douglas files to the offices where she was located, which at that time was secured and inaccessible to the public,” Zeifman said. Hillary then proceeded to write a legal brief arguing there was no precedent for the right to representation by counsel during an impeachment proceeding – as if the Douglas case had never occurred.

The brief was so fraudulent and ridiculous, Zeifman believes Hillary would have been disbarred if she had submitted it to a judge.

Zeifman says that if Hillary, Marshall, Nussbaum and Doar had succeeded, members of the House Judiciary Committee would have also been denied the right to cross-examine witnesses, and denied the opportunity to even participate in the drafting of articles of impeachment against Nixon.



Of course, Nixon’s resignation rendered the entire issue moot, ending Hillary’s career on the Judiciary Committee staff in a most undistinguished manner. Zeifman says he was urged by top committee members to keep a diary of everything that was happening. He did so, and still has the diary if anyone wants to check the veracity of his story. Certainly, he could not have known in 1974 that diary entries about a young lawyer named Hillary Rodham would be of interest to anyone 34 years later.


21 posted on 05/15/2014 3:14:14 PM PDT by Iron Munro (Malaysia Flight MH370 Black Box signals reported in Bermuda Triangle)
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To: Sub-Driver
"Rush Limbaugh: 'Clinton's only achievement is being female'"

And even that's questionable.

22 posted on 05/15/2014 3:16:09 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

“She is a very polished liar.”

Not really. The media does her talking for her.


23 posted on 05/15/2014 3:23:25 PM PDT by Luke21
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To: Sub-Driver

Rush is right. Her “Ready For Hillary” goons are already pimping her campaign as, “Let’s Elect The First Female President”. The freeloading, low information voters love garbage like that.


24 posted on 05/15/2014 3:32:01 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Obama's smidgens are coming home to roost.)
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To: Arm_Bears

Rush is right. How do we combat sexist voters who vote for the female regardless her accomplishments? This is like voting for a black candidate just because he’s black and speaks well.


25 posted on 05/15/2014 3:34:22 PM PDT by CivilWarBrewing
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To: FlingWingFlyer

It’s gonna take a lot of village idiots to get her elected. But hey, they all came out for our current moron so I fear it could happen.


26 posted on 05/15/2014 3:53:42 PM PDT by Bullish (You ever notice that liberalism really just amounts to anti-morality?)
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To: Sub-Driver
She has no major accomplishments.

But do most senators (or ex-senators) who run for president have significant accomplishments in their resumes?

27 posted on 05/15/2014 3:56:01 PM PDT by x
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To: IronJack

Nina Hartley would be a better specimen and a lot more successful at what she does.


28 posted on 05/15/2014 4:37:04 PM PDT by depressed in 06 (America conceived in liberty, dies in slavery.)
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To: Sub-Driver

You sure about that, Rush?


29 posted on 05/15/2014 4:39:28 PM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: Sub-Driver
"You boil it down here and the only and greatest achievement Hillary Clinton has is her gender, being female,"<./I>

She also married well for a person with political ambition... but that's about it... female and married well...

30 posted on 05/15/2014 4:44:40 PM PDT by GOPJ (Obama - when will you tell radical muslims to stop clinging to their guns & religion?)
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To: Arm_Bears

I disagree with Rush... if Hillary doesn’t run - Democrats will look for a transgender Hispanic - who has an adopted Chinese daughter - with disabilities... an Indian wife... and a three legged dog.


31 posted on 05/15/2014 4:54:01 PM PDT by GOPJ (Obama - when will you tell radical muslims to stop clinging to their guns & religion?)
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To: chris37
Being female isn’t an accomplishment, however.

You chris do NOT think like a democrat...

32 posted on 05/15/2014 4:55:25 PM PDT by GOPJ (Obama - when will you tell radical muslims to stop clinging to their guns & religion?)
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To: Sub-Driver

female.....that’s debatable in my book.


33 posted on 05/15/2014 5:00:10 PM PDT by Robert357 (D.Rather "Hoist with his own petard!" www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1223916/posts)
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To: GOPJ

Hah!

That is a very, very good point, I must say!


34 posted on 05/15/2014 5:53:50 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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