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How Clinton Plans to Upstage the President
NY Post ^ | 9/2/12 | Edward Klein

Posted on 09/02/2012 6:26:25 AM PDT by NoobRep

The Obama campaign has insisted on seeing the speech before Clinton delivers it, and Clinton has just as insistently refused to show it to them. As a result, no one — not even the president — knows what Clinton intends to say. This has led some Democratic insiders to speculate that Clinton will make not-so-flattering remarks about the last four years of Democratic rule in the White House.

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TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012; 2012dncconvention; bho2012; clinton; dnc; obama; x42
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Nobody knows what Bubba is going to say. Interesting article though.
1 posted on 09/02/2012 6:26:31 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: NoobRep

Billy Jeff may be making the first “Hillary 2016!” speech at Obama’s convention...that’s how politics is played in Arkansas.


2 posted on 09/02/2012 6:29:19 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: NoobRep
Bill is not going to have a chair... he is going to have a desk!!

After he is done speaking Monica is going to come out from underneath it!

3 posted on 09/02/2012 6:32:41 AM PDT by missnry (The truth will set you free ... and drive liberals Crazy!)
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To: NoobRep

Will he address another empty chair?


4 posted on 09/02/2012 6:32:57 AM PDT by umgud (No Rats, No Rino's)
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To: NoobRep

Bubba is a fairly intelligent man, a rotten SOB , yes,but fairly intelligent.

How can he support what has happened in the last 4 years under Obama?

If he supports Obama he shows himself to be either a traitor or a fool.


5 posted on 09/02/2012 6:34:23 AM PDT by Venturer
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To: NoobRep

Maybe Billy will get revenge in his own inimitable Arkancide way and say “It’s true! Barry WAS born in Kenya!”


6 posted on 09/02/2012 6:34:30 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Someday our schools we will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: NoobRep
The Obama campaign has insisted on seeing the speech before Clinton delivers it, and Clinton has just as insistently refused to show it to them

Very interesting

Bubba essentially telling Obama I am the big dog here
7 posted on 09/02/2012 6:34:44 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: NoobRep

I doubt that, am sure there’s been coordination betwen Clinton and the Obama Campaign on the speech ... possibly with the Obama team actually writing it.

This is a marketing sales ploy to ramp up the drama and entice people to watch the convention. My guess is that Clinton will heap generous praise on Obama ...


8 posted on 09/02/2012 6:34:54 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: NoobRep
Nobody knows what Bubba is going to say.
Nobody cares what Bubba is going to say either.
Personally, I hope he drops on stage and starts flopping around like a fish out of water.
9 posted on 09/02/2012 6:35:25 AM PDT by oh8eleven (RVN '67-'68)
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To: NoobRep
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10 posted on 09/02/2012 6:37:25 AM PDT by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: tanknetter
My guess is that Clinton will heap generous praise on Obama ...

Dollar Bill is going to going to put lipstick on a pig.

11 posted on 09/02/2012 6:37:45 AM PDT by AU72
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To: tanknetter

Even Rush had stated that his insiders tell him Clinton has never gotten over Obama’s team calling him a racist. I believe Klein that there is no love lost here.


12 posted on 09/02/2012 6:38:02 AM PDT by NoobRep
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To: NoobRep
HooBoy!! Ordering extra popcorn for this one!!!
13 posted on 09/02/2012 6:38:30 AM PDT by DJ Frisat ((optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: NoobRep
Even Rush had stated that his insiders tell him Clinton has never gotten over Obama’s team calling him a racist

And even hates Obama more for stealing the nomination from Hilary and keeping Bubba off AF1 for these 4 years
14 posted on 09/02/2012 6:42:14 AM PDT by uncbob
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To: NoobRep

I don’t think it matters. Clinton can’t, wont, do something they would instigate a civil war in the Party. His and Hillary’s future as elder statesmen and Chelsea’s political future would be damaged.


15 posted on 09/02/2012 6:43:07 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: NoobRep

I saw Clinton doing an Obama plug during the Auburn game last night. I thought he was very effective. He could be a huge asset for Obama if used correctly, and if his heart is in it.


16 posted on 09/02/2012 6:43:18 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (The Democratic Party strongly supports full civil rights for necro-Americans!)
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To: NoobRep
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17 posted on 09/02/2012 6:44:19 AM PDT by CMailBag
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To: NoobRep

Similar rumors surrounded the 2008 Convention/Primaries/Election, when BJ was asked to help Obama, after Obama took Hillary out in the primaries. BJ stayed loyal.

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BJ will toe the party line. He will make a good speech, supportive of the current administration. BJ will be the good-ole-boy and play along.


18 posted on 09/02/2012 6:47:36 AM PDT by TomGuy
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To: tanknetter

I agree! Clinton is too loyal a Democrat to go against the nominee. He wants the entire party, including the Obamunists, behind him and Hillary for 2016. If he burns bridges with them now he’ll just have to rebuild them later.


19 posted on 09/02/2012 6:48:32 AM PDT by rex regnum insanit (falsus in uno, falsus in omnibus)
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To: NoobRep

———Nobody knows what Bubba is going to say———

I do....... boring platitudinous drivel


20 posted on 09/02/2012 6:48:58 AM PDT by bert ((K.E. N.P. N.C. +12 ..... Present failure and impending death yield irrational action))
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To: missnry
Bill is not going to have a chair... he is going to have a desk!!

After he is done speaking Monica is going to come out from underneath it!

Will Monica still fit under a desk?


21 posted on 09/02/2012 6:49:47 AM PDT by ASA Vet (Natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens. De Vattel)
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To: rex regnum insanit

It’s all about creating a false perception of controversey and conflict, because controversy and conflict sell. They WANT people to watch, knowing full well that the audience won’t remember WHY they watched once the speech is over.


22 posted on 09/02/2012 6:52:36 AM PDT by tanknetter
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To: uncbob
And even hates Obama more for stealing the nomination from Hilary and keeping Bubba off AF1 for these 4 years limiting Bubba's access to White House interns for these 4 years
23 posted on 09/02/2012 6:53:18 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom ("Obama has created a government that's not too big to fail, but too big to succeed." Sarah Palin)
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To: NoobRep

You’d think the Obama campaign would have set out their requirement to review Clinton’s remarks before inviting him speak. It’s not as if they don’t know what he’s capable of doing.


24 posted on 09/02/2012 6:57:10 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: NoobRep

I think Bill and Hillary have decided that she has a better chance of winning the presidency after 8 years of Obama than after 4 years of Romney. Otherwise, Bill would find a convenient excuse not to be at the convention. If he wants Obama reelected, it is only because they think it would serve their purposes.


25 posted on 09/02/2012 6:59:17 AM PDT by carola
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To: Venturer

Bubba is first and foremost for Bubba, then Hilary, then the Democrats. He will likely focus on the evil Republicans. BUT, he won’t be able to resist setting up a contrast between when HE was POTUS with today. He will just bask in the adulation and being center stage.


26 posted on 09/02/2012 7:04:20 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: NoobRep

This is just fodder for the masses that pay attention in order to get people to watch the upcoming DNC freak show.


27 posted on 09/02/2012 7:09:40 AM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: NoobRep

This is just fodder for the masses that pay attention in order to get people to watch the upcoming DNC freak show.


28 posted on 09/02/2012 7:09:52 AM PDT by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: NoobRep

The idea is to drum up a controversy as a way of increasing ratings. Clinton will say nothing memorable here.


29 posted on 09/02/2012 7:11:12 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est; zero sera dans l'enfer bientot)
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To: tanknetter; rex regnum insanit

I don’t think Hillary is running in 16.
I do believe that the Clinton’s political career is over as far as the Exec is concerned.
Her highness - shes related to Sir Edmund don’t you know - will be 70 by that time.

Bill will laud obama because that is really his last big name connection to the levers of power...


30 posted on 09/02/2012 7:17:48 AM PDT by bill1952 (Choice is an illusion created between those with power - and those without)
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To: Revolting cat!

“Where are all the hookers at?” BJ Clinton


31 posted on 09/02/2012 7:17:52 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: gorush

Wonderful photo!


32 posted on 09/02/2012 7:18:18 AM PDT by MV=PY (The Magic Question: Who's paying for it?)
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To: grumpygresh; Revolting cat!; Slings and Arrows

"MISS ME YET?"

33 posted on 09/02/2012 7:21:18 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (Only Obama put a dog on the roof of his mouth. Dogs are friends, not food.)
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To: NoobRep

Come on, Willy, show the real BC!

He won’t but I can hope for a change.


34 posted on 09/02/2012 7:43:05 AM PDT by bgill
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To: ASA Vet

well it will be a big desk!


35 posted on 09/02/2012 7:47:19 AM PDT by Reily
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Will Monica still fit under a desk?

Looks as if the fridge set up shop inside her butt.

36 posted on 09/02/2012 7:52:34 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: umgud
an empty chair with a blue dress and a cigar!

Imagine Clinton campaigning again... on Newt Gingrich's economy ... but with Pelosi running Congress instead of Gingrich

37 posted on 09/02/2012 7:57:22 AM PDT by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: NoobRep
Clinton will make not-so-flattering remarks about the last four years of Democratic rule in the White House.

To what end? No, he will not disparage Obama, but he WILL make it all about himself.

I guess that might in itself make Obama look the failure he is. Even a misogynistic rapist is more competent...

38 posted on 09/02/2012 8:01:30 AM PDT by arkady_renko
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To: NoobRep

Remember the time Dick Obama turned the podium over to Bubba for a few “brief” words?

After 10 minutes, obama leaves for a Christmas party. Clinton goes on forever, just like he’s a prez holding a press conference. And no prompter. Made obama look like an Amateur. This is only Part 1 of 3!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FHCYT9rnCBk&feature=related


39 posted on 09/02/2012 8:04:52 AM PDT by Right Wing Assault (Dick Obama is more inexperienced now than he was before he was elected.)
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To: NoobRep

Rush thinks Hillary won’t be at the convention because she’s afraid Bill will hit on Sandra Fluke.


40 posted on 09/02/2012 8:12:08 AM PDT by radioone ( Main Stream Media. The Government built that.)
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There are only 2 things Clinton can say. Give Obama 4 more years to "hold" the presidency and "help is on the way." and then have to defend every f up Obama does for the 4 years and tarnish his, and Hillarys brand.

< Or,

Dump this chump and regroup.

Either way, R2 better be ready to pounce with file footage of Clinton(s) and their attacks on Obama in light of the new speech.

If the DNC want any chance of success, they will do all they can to lose this battle, so there is still a chance to win the long term war.

Every demographic I have seen shows the number of supporters dropping that are needed to win an election. The ones that Obama is leading in, don't have enough people to make up the gap, from a % stand point.

Obama did NOT win the white female vote in 2008, despite the narrative. Why they think that will change is beyond me.

41 posted on 09/02/2012 8:14:05 AM PDT by IllumiNaughtyByNature ($1.84 - The price of a gallon of gas on Jan. 20th, 2009.)
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Clintbilly’s only concern is for himself.

He hates Obama, but he’s too smart to think he can just get up and attack him at the DNC without doing more damage to himself than to Obama.

For that reason, he is very unlikely to pull a fast one. It would only boomerang back at him, and he knows that. Even if he and hillary have no more direct political ambitions, it would damage their speaking fees and their popularity on the cocktail circuit.


42 posted on 09/02/2012 8:19:26 AM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: carola

No democrat could be elected after 8 years of Obama!!!


43 posted on 09/02/2012 8:28:57 AM PDT by ontap
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To: Venturer
Bubba is a fairly intelligent man, a rotten SOB , yes,but fairly intelligent. How can he support what has happened in the last 4 years under Obama? If he supports Obama he shows himself to be either a traitor or a fool.

You said a mothful - pun intended. Bubba is always scheming and I'm surprised he will get to be in the DNC limelight - it really could clinch the deal to oust the big "O". If he sounds supportive, we will have to listen to Rush to figure out what it really means...

44 posted on 09/02/2012 8:54:20 AM PDT by trebb ("If a man will not work, he should not eat" From 2 Thes 3)
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To: NoobRep
Insanity: Doing the same thing and expecting different results.


45 posted on 09/02/2012 8:56:51 AM PDT by COBOL2Java (FUMR)
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One thing you can bet the farm on. When Bubba finishes talking and whatever he says....it will have been designed to make Bubba look like a much better president than Obama.

Obama just bought himself one big Albatross.


46 posted on 09/02/2012 9:02:33 AM PDT by rod1 (CTLY)
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To: Lonesome in Massachussets

I saw it twice during the Auburn game. Normally don’t watch college football but it was daughters first game in the band there . . . and then never even showed the band in the stands or at halftime. :(


47 posted on 09/02/2012 9:05:43 AM PDT by Qwackertoo (Romney/Ryan 2012 The Future of Our Children and Their Children are at stake.)
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To: ontap

I hope no Democrat can be elected after 4 years of Obama!!!


48 posted on 09/02/2012 9:06:00 AM PDT by carola
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To: missnry
Bill is not going to have a chair... he is going to have a desk!!
After he is done speaking Monica is going to come out from
underneath it!


49 posted on 09/02/2012 9:07:46 AM PDT by Iron Munro ("In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit." - Ayn Rand)
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To: NoobRep

Watch for some very, VERY subtle digs at Obama. Bill despises Obama, but he won’t make it too obvious, or he’d anger the Obamabots just as they were warming up to the Hillary 2016 bandwagon.


50 posted on 09/02/2012 9:10:31 AM PDT by PAConservative1
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