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Clinton: Romeny Is Qualified For Presidency [video] (Any Doubt Bill Still Hates Barack?)
Daily Caller ^

Posted on 06/01/2012 6:33:54 AM PDT by MindBender26

President Bill Clinton ditched his Democratic talking points Thursday night, telling his TV interviewer that Gov. Mitt Romney’s investment capital work qualifies him for the presidency.

“This is good work… There’s no question that a man who has been a governor and has a sterling business career crosses the qualification threshold,” he said on CNN.

Republicans hope that statement could deeply damage Obama’s effort to paint Romney as unqualified and irresponsible, and a short portion of the interview was showcased Friday morning by emails from the Republican National Committee.

Clinton and Obama have been rivals since 2007, when Obama challenged and eventually defeated Hillary Clinton in the hard-fought Democratic primaries leading up the 2008 election. Without Obama, Bill Clinton would likely be in the White House as first spouse to President Hillary Clinton. (RELATED: Clinton gives Obama faint praise)

In the CNN interview, Clinton provided some support for Obama’s argument that the 2012 election is a choice between the programs pushed by Romney and Obama, and not a referendum on the current president.

A referendum-style election could be problematic for Obama because the nation has suffered through record debts and deficits, record unemployment and sharp political divisions during his time in the White House.

For voters, Clinton said, “the real issue ought to be what has Governor Romney advocated in the campaign that he will do as president, what has President Obama done and what does he propose to do.”

“That’s the most relevant thing.”


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Also note, The Hildabeast has announced she will NOT be at DNC in Charlotte, nrt campaign for BO.

Once Hillary's campaign debt was paid off, hate still runs deep.

1 posted on 06/01/2012 6:33:58 AM PDT by MindBender26
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To: MindBender26

The actual title manages to spell “Romney” correctly.


2 posted on 06/01/2012 6:36:06 AM PDT by humblegunner
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To: MindBender26

If BO were stupid enough to choose Hillary! for his Veep, he wouldn’t last six months. And she could choose her hubby as her Veep and the country would go gaga over having its favorite two-some in charge once again.


3 posted on 06/01/2012 6:36:56 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: MindBender26
I bet the internal pollings are saying the democrats will do worse than in 2010.

HRC is going to but more daylight between her and Obama than Secretariat had at Belmont.

4 posted on 06/01/2012 6:40:40 AM PDT by AU72
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To: txrefugee

BJ Cliton is ineligable to run for
Veep


5 posted on 06/01/2012 6:42:36 AM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: MindBender26

Hmmmm, just wondering whether an inept, stupid felon like the Obamadork might not be better for us in the long run than an experienced, somewhat less stupid felon like Hillary.


6 posted on 06/01/2012 6:44:09 AM PDT by Da Coyote
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To: MindBender26

Clinton of course thinks that his liberal buddy Romney with an “R” after his name is qualified. Both from the same cloth.


7 posted on 06/01/2012 6:48:19 AM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: Da Coyote

Slicks statements about Obama are tepid at best.


8 posted on 06/01/2012 6:49:20 AM PDT by Col Frank Slade
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To: napscoordinator

Let’s face facts - Øbozo redefined “qualified” to the point of irrelevancy.


9 posted on 06/01/2012 6:51:18 AM PDT by rockrr (Everything is different now...)
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To: MindBender26
The Clinton have always put their interests first, in everything, so Bill subtly giving Romney his tacit approval while also saying that Obama will win the election easily, which he has to know is absurd, is a passive-aggressive move that allows him to talk out of both sides of his mouth and be in a position to quickly abandon Obama when he loses and make nice with Romney when he wins. Meanwhile, Bill pretends to be loyal to Obama. Yeah, right.

Hillary is already quietly distancing herself from the Obama campaign and will probably announce her resignation (effective in January, 2013) about a week before the election, once she's sure Obama is going to lose and lose big. Then she'll write a book and make a few million more while President Romney angers conservatives and pleases the liberal media by appointing her or Bill to some prestigious (but relatively powerless) government position such as an ambassadorship to some pleasant but strategically unimportant country such as Belize. One way or another, Bill and Hillary, like cats, always land on their feet.

10 posted on 06/01/2012 6:58:39 AM PDT by Jim Scott
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To: txrefugee
And she could choose her hubby as her Veep

No, she couldn't.

According to the twelfth amendment of the Constitution, "no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice-President of the United States."

Having already served the maximum allowable two terms as President pursuant to the 22nd Amendment, Clinton is constitutionally ineligible to be President again.

11 posted on 06/01/2012 6:59:41 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: humblegunner

Im so glad I could just f**t.


12 posted on 06/01/2012 7:00:43 AM PDT by MindBender26 (America can survive 4 years of Romney. She cannot survive another 4 years of an unfettered Obama!)
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To: MindBender26

Clinton thinks Romney is “qualified?” And this is a good reference? Soros thinks he is okay, too. What are we electing?


13 posted on 06/01/2012 7:05:32 AM PDT by arthurus ( Read Henry hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson")
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To: MindBender26
What exactly was Clinton supposed to say? At this point of time, since most people think that Romney is qualified, clinton would look foolish to deny those qualifications. billy jeff is not knowingly going to make himself look foolish. By now we should at least realize that billy jeff is wily politician who if he were running against Romney would win a 48-state landslide (losing only Utah and Idaho).

Don't be shocked if when Bain Capital become an issue later, clinton changes his tune. He can point back to this statement in May to add credibility to his reassessment of Romney's qualifications.

14 posted on 06/01/2012 7:07:11 AM PDT by CommerceComet (Obama vs. Romney - clear evidence that our nation has been judged by God and found wanting.)
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To: Da Coyote

Or a politically savvy and managerially competent socialist like Romney?


15 posted on 06/01/2012 7:07:41 AM PDT by arthurus ( Read Henry hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson")
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To: MindBender26

By saying that Romney is Qualified by being a governor and a successful business career isn’t Bill implying that Obama isn’t because he has had neither? Something is in the works, methinks,Maybe a coup within the DNC? Time to pop the corn and relax—next few months will be fun.


16 posted on 06/01/2012 7:10:36 AM PDT by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: CommerceComet
What exactly was Clinton supposed to say?

Remember the lesson Rick Santorum never learned. You don't have to answer every question asked.... and Slick knows that very well.

This was a conscious anti-Obama comment on his part.

Be well.

17 posted on 06/01/2012 7:20:06 AM PDT by MindBender26 (America can survive 4 years of Romney. She cannot survive another 4 years of an unfettered Obama!)
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To: Vaquero

I know that Bubba can’t be on the ticket, but what does the Constitution say about a mid-term VP appointment? My guess is that he’d be ineligible because the VP has to be qualified to be President, but I don’t know enough about your Constitution to be sure.


18 posted on 06/01/2012 7:20:06 AM PDT by Squawk 8888 (Tories in- now the REAL work begins!)
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To: MindBender26

“This was a conscious anti-Obama comment on his part.”

Sure was ! And he didn’t have to mention Romney’s “sterling” business record unless he meant to comparatively deride the bamsters less than sterling record.

The Clintons will do to Obama what Khrushchev did to the name of Stalin. After the 2012 democrat bloodbath they will have no choice, and the Clintoons will gleefully and churlishly pile on.

Can you just imagine all the mea culpa and anti-Obama books that will flood the market once he is dethroned? The man has no friends. Who will defend him? No one. It will be in no one’s interest to do so and certainly not in the democrat party’s interest.

Obama will become just what he is now. A man without a country.


19 posted on 06/01/2012 7:46:09 AM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: MindBender26
This was a conscious anti-Obama comment on his part.

You're reading way too much into clinton's statement.

20 posted on 06/01/2012 8:15:51 AM PDT by CommerceComet (Obama vs. Romney - clear evidence that our nation has been judged by God and found wanting.)
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To: A'elian' nation

Even Mika Brzezinski will hear the cock crow thrice.


21 posted on 06/01/2012 8:27:10 AM PDT by A'elian' nation (Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred. Jacques Barzun)
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To: txrefugee
And she could choose her hubby as her Veep and the country would go gaga over having its favorite two-some in charge once again.

I am pretty sure that legally she couldn't pick bill. He has already served 2 full terms as President and couldn't step into he office if something should happen to Hillary

22 posted on 06/01/2012 8:37:43 AM PDT by verga (Party like it is 1773)
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To: Maceman
Some Clintonian hair splitting on the 22nd amendment: "No person shall be elected to the office of the President more than twice, and no person who has held the office of President, or acted as President, for more than two years of a term to which some other person was elected President shall be elected to the office of the President more than once."

Bill would argue that he was elected twice, he definitely cant be elected President again. But if he were VP and POTUS was incapacitated, he wouldn't be elected, he'd be elevated. It doesn't say someone can't serve more than two terms, it says they can't be elected.

As for the 12th amendment: "But no person constitutionally ineligible to the office of President shall be eligible to that of Vice-President of the United States."

Clinton would argue "I am ineligible to run for the office but not to hold the office. Thus the 12th amendment does not apply."

Who wants to bet the SCOTUS would wave him right on through?

23 posted on 06/01/2012 8:52:11 AM PDT by pepsi_junkie (Who is John Galt?)
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To: MindBender26

lets see.... clinton is a socialist, and he likes romney... what does that make romney???


24 posted on 06/01/2012 8:52:55 AM PDT by joe fonebone (I am the 15%)
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To: Vaquero
BJ Cliton is ineligable to run for
Veep


Does it matter anymore? Hussein isn't eligible either.
25 posted on 06/01/2012 9:51:47 AM PDT by crosshairs
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To: crosshairs
Does it matter anymore? Hussein isn't eligible either.

ding...ding...ding, we have a winner!

26 posted on 06/01/2012 12:04:32 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: MindBender26

I imagine Bill has invested or is in invested in a few private equity deals himself.


27 posted on 06/01/2012 5:07:55 PM PDT by Diggity
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To: Diggity

Ron Burkle (founder of Yucaipa, a big private equity outfit)
has been a Clintonite forever.

He was a huge fundraiser for Hildabeast in 08.


28 posted on 06/01/2012 5:14:22 PM PDT by nascarnation
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To: Diggity
Bill is very heavily involved with a number of former USSR country pipeline deals and biz in India. He opens the door with the local biggies and a money man, forgot his name, but he and Slick fly around on a private 737 with two bedrooms nicknamed Air F**K One, closes the deal
29 posted on 06/01/2012 5:34:38 PM PDT by MindBender26 (America can survive 4 years of Romney. She cannot survive another 4 years of an unfettered Obama!)
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To: txrefugee

The constitution (not that anyone pays it any attention) forbids Bill Clinton from being vice president.


30 posted on 06/01/2012 8:03:30 PM PDT by RipSawyer
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