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(July 28, 2006)Hillary Clinton, McCain Held Vodka-Drinking Contest
Free Republic ^ | 07/28/2006 | Drudge

Posted on 02/13/2008 2:12:45 PM PST by Responsibility2nd

On a congressional trip to Estonia, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton astonished her traveling companions by suggesting the group do what one does in the Baltics: hold a vodka-drinking contest!

Delighted, the leader of the overseas delegation, Sen. John McCain, quickly agreed, the NEW YORK TIMES is planning to report on Saturday.

The after-dinner game went so well -- memories are a bit hazy on who drank how much -- that McCain later told people how unexpectedly fun he found Clinton to be.

TIMES reporter Anne Kornblut has filed a story on the curious relationship between Hillary and John McCain.

"One of the guys," is the way McCain describes her.

Clinton and McCain have developed an amiable relationship. They worked together, both on the Senate Armed Services Committee and on the issue of global warming. But as the 2008 presidential campaign begins to take shape, with McCain and Clinton at the top of the polls for their parties' nominations, they are increasingly doing things that underscore their differences.

"But the interplay between the two senators -- both celebrities, both self-styled centrists, both with compelling personal narratives and a knack for infuriating their own parties' bases -- remains intriguing as they navigate the early phase of a presidential race with an eye toward conceivably running against one another."

Developing...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: democrat; democrats; hillary; liberals; mccain; rino; vodka
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To: The_Media_never_lie
unless it was very, very late and I was way, way drunker."

You know what Double Coyote Ugly is?

Coyote Ugly is when you wake up in the morning and look down and she's so ugly you gnaw your arm off to avoid waking her up.

Doube Coyote Ugly is when you gnaw the other arm off too so that you won't ever drink again.

51 posted on 02/13/2008 3:09:21 PM PST by DannyTN
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To: Responsibility2nd

So John and Hill are drinking buddies... why am I not surprised.....


52 posted on 02/13/2008 3:14:22 PM PST by TheBattman (LORD God, please give us a Christian Patriot with a backbone for President in 08, Amen.)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Hillary and John McCain.

Cain and Not Too Able

53 posted on 02/13/2008 3:28:50 PM PST by boothead
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To: Responsibility2nd

The winner got a million illegal alien voters. The loser got 999,000. The USA got the shaft. BOHICA.


54 posted on 02/13/2008 4:19:01 PM PST by Kevmo (SURFRINAGWIASS : Shut Up RINOs. Free Republic is not a GOP Website. Itís a SOCON Site.)
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55 posted on 02/13/2008 8:29:03 PM PST by Fred (Looking Forward to Impeaching the other Clinton)
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To: Responsibility2nd
sounds like my motto from college:

drink 'til she's hot!

56 posted on 02/13/2008 8:30:31 PM PST by thefactor (the innocent shall not suffer nor the guilty go free...)
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To: Responsibility2nd
both celebrities, both self-styled centrists, ......both unlikeable
57 posted on 02/13/2008 8:34:52 PM PST by Lijahsbubbe
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To: thefactor
LMAO.
58 posted on 02/13/2008 8:42:00 PM PST by Ethrane ("semper consolar")
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