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Hillary Clinton remains popular for her time as secretary of state, viewed apart from Obama
Washington Post ^ | June 8, 2014 | By David Nakamura and Scott Clement

Posted on 06/08/2014 8:20:00 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer

Hillary Rodham Clinton retains broad public support for her performance as secretary of state, a sign that President Obama’s struggles abroad and Republican attacks over Benghazi have not been a major drag on her reputation.

“More people blame the White House than they blame the secretary of state, and that strikes me as quite appropriate,” said Kori Schake, a former State Department official during the George W. Bush administration. The public “admires Secretary Clinton’s toughness and how much she got out there and tried to do stuff.”

With many of the Obama administration’s foreign policy priorities still unresolved, Clinton has struggled publicly to identify her biggest accomplishment. But supporters say that it is unfair given her role as part of Obama’s “team of rivals” in the first term.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2016electionbias; 3amphonecall; bluedress; election2016; hillarygotgaddafi; idiotorial; liedtocongress; pantsuit; revisionisthistory; secretaryofhate; thighs; warcriminal; yellowjouranlism

1 posted on 06/08/2014 8:20:00 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This isn’t reporting. It’s called “push news” to tell people what to think. Pathetic.


2 posted on 06/08/2014 8:21:09 AM PDT by aimhigh (1 John 3:23)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

snicker...


3 posted on 06/08/2014 8:21:24 AM PDT by KC Burke (Gowdy for Supreme Court)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

bull shit
Benghazi is not popular


4 posted on 06/08/2014 8:21:55 AM PDT by yldstrk ( My heroes have always been cowboys)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

More wishful thinking thinly disguised as reporting.


5 posted on 06/08/2014 8:22:54 AM PDT by skeeter
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Hillary Rodham Clinton retains broad public support...

Surveying the Washington comPost "news" room is not a good sampling of the "public"...

6 posted on 06/08/2014 8:22:57 AM PDT by Calvin Locke
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

7 posted on 06/08/2014 8:23:16 AM PDT by Paine in the Neck (Socialism consumes EVERYTHING)
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To: aimhigh

BINGO!


8 posted on 06/08/2014 8:23:18 AM PDT by BenLurkin (This is not a statement of fact. It is either opinion or satire; or both.)
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To: aimhigh

Nothing the main stream media does today can be considered reporting.


9 posted on 06/08/2014 8:23:50 AM PDT by sport
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To: aimhigh
This isn’t reporting. It’s called “push news” to tell people what to think. Pathetic.

Yup.

10 posted on 06/08/2014 8:24:09 AM PDT by FreeReign
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

strange one sees so little of Hillary and Waco...how soon we fergit!!!!!!!!!!

Dick.G:AMERICAN!
aka: Gunny G!!!
*****


11 posted on 06/08/2014 8:24:35 AM PDT by gunnyg ("A Constitution changed from Freedom, can never be restored; Liberty, once lost, is lost forever...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

When they add “Rodham” she polls better


12 posted on 06/08/2014 8:25:54 AM PDT by molson209 (Blank)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Name one significant (beneficial) accomplishment from her time as secretary of state? Name one!


13 posted on 06/08/2014 8:26:03 AM PDT by CitizenUSA (America for Americans first!)
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To: Calvin Locke

“Retains broad public support?”

They must be kidding.

Hitlery is even more polarizing than Obama, and that’s saying quite a lot.


14 posted on 06/08/2014 8:26:48 AM PDT by july4thfreedomfoundation (I don't want to feel "safe." I want to feel FREE!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
re: Hillary Clinton remains popular for her time as secretary of state, viewed apart from Obama

Interesting. I would not have known that.
Even more interesting. I STILL do not know that.

15 posted on 06/08/2014 8:26:58 AM PDT by Tupelo (I feel more like Philip Nolan every day)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Washington Compost...house “organ” (no pun intended) of today’s Rat Party.


16 posted on 06/08/2014 8:27:46 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Rat Party Policy:Lie,Deny,Refuse To Comply)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The best predictor of a person’s future behavior is that person’s past behavior. It holds true for Hillary.


17 posted on 06/08/2014 8:27:50 AM PDT by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

She left right after the 2012 election to distance herself from Obama and Benghazi.

The second term is looking like a disaster and Hillary will portray herself as the one who is going to make things better.


18 posted on 06/08/2014 8:28:36 AM PDT by Nextrush (OBAMACARE IS A BAILOUT FOR THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Revisionist Propaganda 101


20 posted on 06/08/2014 8:30:47 AM PDT by darkwing104 (Forgive but don't forget)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
They simply don't know what the hell to do with her. She's come and gone. Get over it.

I expect another health episode soon....which will become the excuse.

She knows the party is going to screw her again by pulling another rabid piece of garbage out of their hat for 2016.

21 posted on 06/08/2014 8:38:33 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"Is honest and trustworthy - 60%"

"Exhibits strong leadership - 67%"



What examples of "strong leadership" could the 67% give? Could most of them give even one example to support their opinion? As for "honest and trustworthy," anyone who would give her strong marks for that just hasn't been paying attention for 20 years. She even lies about stuff she doesn't need to lie about.
22 posted on 06/08/2014 8:38:33 AM PDT by Steve_Seattle
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To: Steve_Seattle
I am in financial services sales. I consider myself very honest, but I would love to have this polling list. Naive people make easy clients, and I would be protecting them from the crooks!
23 posted on 06/08/2014 8:42:45 AM PDT by Kansas58
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

facepalm


24 posted on 06/08/2014 8:47:27 AM PDT by NonValueAdded (Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi or Atty General Holder, who brought more guns to Mexico?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Popular with the brotherhood and AQ


25 posted on 06/08/2014 8:49:19 AM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: morphing libertarian

Maybe she promised to return the missing $6 billion


26 posted on 06/08/2014 8:50:35 AM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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To: aimhigh

Right, because we’re supposed to forget how she alienated American minorities while campaigning against “O”!!!


27 posted on 06/08/2014 8:51:51 AM PDT by SMARTY ("When you blame others, you give up your power to change." Robert Anthony)
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To: Steve_Seattle

Most of that 67% couldn’t tell you what the Secretary of State does.


28 posted on 06/08/2014 8:56:29 AM PDT by Right Brother
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hillary Struggles To List Accomplishments At State
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMWZeLqwllY

State Dept. Struggles To List Hillary Clinton’s Achievements
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ueRwfJcvhrc

MRC can’t find anyone who can name a Hillary Clinton accomplishment
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U0xZUnPK8zU

PJTV — Young Hillary Clinton Supporters Struggle to Name Her Achievements
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aw8WIia47WE


29 posted on 06/08/2014 9:08:13 AM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (Pubbies = national collectivists; Dems = international collectivists; We need a second party!)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

BS propaganda.


30 posted on 06/08/2014 9:10:10 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: Gay State Conservative
Washington Compost...house “organ” (no pun intended) of today’s Rat Party.

Of course, same goes for Politico, CNN, NY Times, Chicago Tribune, ABC, NBC, CBS, Time, etc. etc. ....

How about we just save some time and list the few media outlets that aren't kissing Dem asses?!


31 posted on 06/08/2014 9:11:34 AM PDT by canuck_conservative
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

how much she got out there and tried to do stuff


Clintonian PR.... emphasis on Tried... Just like Billy Jeffs “ I wasn’t alone”


32 posted on 06/08/2014 9:11:47 AM PDT by patriotspride
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To: Steve_Seattle

My own take is that many people assume that Bill will be pulling the strings behind the scenes. In reality, it will probably be her lover Huma.


33 posted on 06/08/2014 9:11:58 AM PDT by rbg81
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“More people blame the White House than they blame the secretary of state, and that strikes me as quite appropriate,” said Kori Schake, a former State Department official during the George W. Bush administration. The public “admires Secretary Clinton’s toughness and how much she got out there and tried to do stuff.”

And like, so there.


34 posted on 06/08/2014 9:13:39 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

So people who don’t know anything about much at all, or who their Senator is, somehow keep up with the nation’s Secretary of State and how past ones performed?


35 posted on 06/08/2014 9:13:53 AM PDT by ansel12 ((Ted Cruz and Mike Lee-both of whom sit on the Senate Judiciary Comm as Ginsberg's importance fades)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Looks like the pressholes are going to do Hillary’s campaigning for her.


36 posted on 06/08/2014 9:15:01 AM PDT by headstamp 2 (What would Scooby do?)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“On the other hand, Hillary is smart, tough, experienced and moderate, precisely the qualities we need in a President.”

That was part of an entry from a kool-aid drinker on WaPo, and these are supposedly the more intelligent brainwashed low information types. See what we’re up against folks. It’s going to be an uphill battle because the MSM have thoroughly covered up for the lefties for a very long time, and have spun a positive picture of the Demoncratic Party.


37 posted on 06/08/2014 9:16:14 AM PDT by dowcaet
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To: Paine in the Neck

Hillary wishes she had that waistline...


38 posted on 06/08/2014 9:17:03 AM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

This is a puff piece, nothing more than the Compost telling you who they want in office.


39 posted on 06/08/2014 9:19:27 AM PDT by Fungi
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

I have to check every story now, since they ALL seem to be from The Onion.


40 posted on 06/08/2014 9:23:01 AM PDT by Argus
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To: headstamp 2
The public “admires Secretary Clinton’s toughness and how much she got out there and tried to do stuff, Dude."
41 posted on 06/08/2014 9:24:49 AM PDT by Oldeconomybuyer (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other people's money.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Oh, PUH-LEEZE!

I’ve been sick and disgusted with that little beotch since the Watergate scandal! I have MORE than done my time. To think of her as my President sickens me to no end!

And, yes - I get my @ss to the polls, hold my nose and vote a party line, so y’all can’t blame ME for Mitt or Sarah losing!

Notice who I left out? LOL!


42 posted on 06/08/2014 9:38:19 AM PDT by Diana in Wisconsin (I don't have 'Hobbies.' I'm developing a robust Post-Apocalyptic skill set...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Already Hillary has begun to make subtle innuendoes blaming Obama for the many foreign policy disasters of his administration — SHE, she wants everyone to know, was an innocent bystander, simply playing the piano in the Obama whore house.

However, in order to reach the tens of millions of low-information voters necessary to win elections, Hillary will eventually have to end her subtlety and make her accusations of blame against Obama much clearer.

In which case, she will lose the all-important black vote. As the first African-American president’s term ends, probably in a complete shambles, the last thing African-Americans will want to hear is more criticism of him, especially from one of his white former employees who has turned against him for her own selfish reasons.

This is when Hillary’s inevitability will collapse, as it did in 2008. It’s almost inevitable.


43 posted on 06/08/2014 9:58:36 AM PDT by Bluestocking
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

People who can look at Hillary’s time as Secretary of State and think she did good are insane and too incompetent to vote. Arab Spring and the belief that Democracy would instill Western values in Islam are enough to declare Hillary and incompetent idiot. Keep saggy bags retired.


44 posted on 06/08/2014 9:58:51 AM PDT by pallis
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
The WaPo must have gotten the latest Hillary talking point:

It's all Obama's fault!


45 posted on 06/08/2014 10:00:59 AM PDT by RightGeek (FUBO and the donkey you rode in on)
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To: CitizenUSA

There it was, right there in the article - “she got out there and tried to do stuff.” That’s all ya gotta do, just try to do stuff.


46 posted on 06/08/2014 10:52:27 AM PDT by smalltownslick
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hillary Clinton remains popular for her Name, viewed apart from Obama. (A more accurate headline)


47 posted on 06/08/2014 11:18:23 AM PDT by billhilly (Its OK, the left hated Bush.)
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To: CitizenUSA

Well, there’s always the reunification of Ireland and Korea. Oh, wait....


48 posted on 06/08/2014 2:50:39 PM PDT by Ax
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Hillary Benghazi Clinton is her proper name.


49 posted on 06/08/2014 6:42:27 PM PDT by ViLaLuz (2 Chronicles 7:14)
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To: ViLaLuz

Defender of Benghazi


50 posted on 06/08/2014 6:43:37 PM PDT by morphing libertarian ( On to impeachment and removal (IRS, Taliban, Fast and furious, VA, Benghazi)!!!)
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