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Posted on 09/03/2012 7:57:28 AM PDT by KeyLargo
How Clinton plans to upstage Obama at the DNC
By EDWARD KLEIN
Last Updated: 9:49 AM, September 2, 2012
Posted: 7:38 PM, September 1, 2012
Not since the feud between Ted Kennedy and Jimmy Carter tore the Democratic Party apart more than 30 years ago have two panjandrums of the party loathed each other quite as much as Bill Clinton and Barack Obama.
And yet this week, television viewers will be treated to a remarkable spectacle at the Democratic National Convention: Clinton will stand before a cheering throng of delegates on Thursday night and deliver a primetime speech nominating Obama, a man he once dismissed as incompetent, as president of the United States.
The Clinton-Obama feud is the worst-kept secret in the Democratic Party. It traces back to the bruising 2008 primary campaign, when Obamas surrogates lambasted Bill and Hillary for being racists and a Clinton aide said of Obama that he embraces the politics of trash. The animosity still stirs such deep emotions that a year ago Clinton held a secret meeting of friends and political advisers at his home in Chappaqua and urged his wife to challenge Obama for the partys presidential nomination in 2012.
According to two people who attended the meeting, Hillary rejected her husbands advice that she run against a sitting president of her own party. But that didnt stop Bill Clinton from going on a rant about Obama.
Ive heard more from Bush, asking for my advice, than Ive heard from Obama, my sources quoted Clinton as saying. I have no relationship with the president none whatsoever. Obama doesnt know how to be president. He doesnt know how the world works. Hes incompetent. Hes an amateur!
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Maybe he will nominate Hillary instead.
Clinton will give a rousing speech for Obama, and if he nominates Hilary it will be for VP.
“And so Clinton was signed on to remind voters of the glory days of a Democratic presidents economy”.
...I always look for this sentence in anything about Clinton because it needs to be said...”ONLY BECAUSE OF A REPUBLICAN CONGRESS”
Agreed. This is misinformation tossed out there to spark interest in what will be a completely pro-Obama show.
The Obama toadies keep wanting to know what he is gonna say and he keeps blowing them off cuz he is the only Dem prez to get reelected (thanks twice Ross Perot you infamous treasonous bastard!!!) so the Obamanoids can do nothing.
Fact is, the evil impeached convicted liar pervert who lost his law license is gonna make Obama Jesus Christ's virtuous twin so that PIAPS will be POTUS in 2016...
...Dick Morris will tell you I just did.
If Bill Clinton feels this way about Obama, just imagine how Jimmah Carter really thinks about him.....
If Clinton is supposed to remind voters of the glory days of a Democrat president’s economy, won’t some voters start thinking of the dismal economic record of the current Democrat president??? And couldn’t such thoughts actually persuade some voters to reject this current Democrat president???
I wonder how Obama’s gonna like hearing the spontaneous chanting “Clinton! Clinton!Clinton!” that’s sure to break out when he Clinton makes his appearance.
Clinton’s speech is actually Wednesday and very few will be watching.
I think this week's shenanigans will be very instructive as to the future of this campaign.
Slick is a master at undermining. He and hitlery’s plan is on 2016 either as saviour from the nobama depression or from Romney’s economic recovery. The dems have always done better following a GOP lead economic boom when the voters see everyone as flush with $.
The worst move the Dems ever made was diss Hillary for the empty suit. Obama’s set race relations back years. People won’t fall for the “isn’t it wonderful, he’s black” argument for a while.
A conservative black president might have permanently rid this country of racism. But that’s not what the race baiters want - too much power in keeping that spectre going.
Will somebody here watch???
The chant will be “BJ, BJ, BJ...”
Knowing the clintons, this is misinformation put out by the clintons themselves. Recall when just a couple weeks before their books came out, they both put out misinformation that they hadn’t even delivered finished manuscripts to their publishers.
Like standing in back of the thong of a pizza-delivery itern? More discussion about secret sauce?
Following your Glory Days comment
Now I think I’m going down to the well tonight
and I’m going to drink till I get my fill
And I hope when I get old I don’t sit around thinking about it
but I probably will
Yeah, just sitting back trying to recapture
a little of the glory of, well time slips away
and leaves you with nothing mister but
boring stories of glory days
I don't really think he will nominate Hillary. And perhaps she will run in 2016, but that doesn't really make much sense to me. Either she will try to follow on Obama's next 4 years which could be a living hell, completely repudiating Democrat economic policies, or it will be a period of recovery under Romney, in which case the pocketbook vote will still go with Romney. We don't need a savior from an economic recovery.
On the other hand, we could see Romney get elected and then see something during the months of November and December that could provide Romney with a hole he cannot dig out of. But that is more conspiratorially minded than I am comfortable with.
“I believe we must all look at Clinton’s appearance as another attempt to distract the voters from the real topic of economic policy failure. “
You are most likely correct.
This is just more theater from the Obama campaign to focus on everything BUT the U.S. economy and what he has done to destroy it.
Great drinking game:
Every time Clinton says I or me, take a drink. You won’t make it through the first 5 minutes.
Hope springs eternal.
Say what you will about him, but I predict Clinton will cast ‘bams future— all the way back to Hawaii.
‘Rhetorician’ rhymes with ‘politician’ and Bill is expert at both. Expect the master-de-bater to spin a carefully honed- tortuous and rambling- tour de force of Oral-torridy. He will weave a spider’s web of ‘faint praise’ and ‘bam will think it’s a feather bed.
Bubba will nominate himself. DumBO having destroyed the Constitution, means, there are no limitations anymore.
“Maybe he will nominate Hillary instead.”
LOL I said the same thing to a friend at lunch on Sat.
Although despising both Clinton and Carter, I certainly will and will also try to watch Carter's speech.
Here is a fascinating article by Peter Boyer at New Speak, Daily Beast. It is quite long but well worth reading. In it, Mr. Boyer looks at the deep and wide gulf separating the Obama Democrats from the Clinton Democrats.
The comments are interesting as well. Here's one of them:
Exactly. Clinton understood that the Dems needed centrist appeal to be the majority party, which is why he prospered, as did his party. I find it so amusing that all the leftist posters here delight in discussing how far right the Repubs have become, when the story of the Dem party since the 1960's, with the exception of the Clinton years, is one unending drift to the left, away from Kennedy and Roosevelt and all of their heroes, into positions that would have delighted George McGovern.It may well be difficult for Mr. Clinton to say much beyond fluff in praise of President Obama. Will he? I don't know and that's why I intend to watch.
On second thought, no way the klintoons want to have to follow 4 more years of nobama wreck. By then the sheeple will be too tired of the “us against them” dem/lib jive.
Slick will definately undermine nobama in his “me, me, me” speech. Their best chances in 16 are to have nobama go down in flames now (without their fingerprints on anything racist to keep holder’s people thinking it was the mean ol Republicans).
Your post reminds me of a local Crook County, IL local story in the news today.
Rich Central basketball coach resigns after writing sexually explicit book
September 01, 2012|By Jennifer Delgado, Chicago Tribune reporter
A guidance counselor at south suburban Rich Central High School writes in the foreword of his book, “It’s Her Fault,” that his intent was to give men and women advice on successful relationships.
But the book’s racy content led Rich Township High School District 227 on Friday to put Bryan Craig on administrative leave.
Craig, who declined to comment, has resigned as coach of the varsity girls basketball team at the Olympia Fields school.
Sex’ Book Authored by Rich Central Girls Coach Draws Ire
District 227 board president Betty Owens plans to investigate popular girls varsity coach Bryan Craig, who wrote a relationship book titled “It’s Her Fault” encouraging women to perform oral sex and take on multiple sex partners.
That photo tells the truth, the kenyan hanging his head. Nobama’s got to know Slick is going to all about Slick.
Klintoon could not have been a nobama or broken-axlerod idea! The “dem smokey backroom boys” need to keep the faithful by giving them their klintoon, when its almost a sure thing nobama loss anyway.
By the way, where the hell has soros gone? That youngun must have a snapper and the Viagra has captured all his attention.
..I always look for this sentence in anything about Clinton because it needs to be said...ONLY BECAUSE OF A REPUBLICAN CONGRESS
The President always gets credit. In the 80’s with Ronald Reagan who gets all the credit but he had a Democratic Congress. I am happy with both Presidents getting credit. Clinton won’t help Obama anyway because Obama is 100 times worse than Clinton.
Oh this won’t work. People are worried about today not 20 years ago. We tried the same thing when we used Reagan during the 2008 election even bringing out Reagan’s son to try to remind people of the good times of Reagan. DIdn’t work then and won’t work now.
Will someone in the Crat Party edit Clinton’s speech or will he go on and on and on for an hour or more?
It's comforting to know that Madame Secretary will be spending this week on the other side of the world, not delivering an acceptance speech in Charlotte.
Hillary signing onto the ticket as VP would have two possible outcomes, both bad for her: (1) They win, and she then has to defend the Second Regime's record in 2016 or (2) They lose.
Best outcome for Hillary: Obama wins, and the office is open in 2016. Probable outcome for Hillary: retirement in the face of an impossible run against a hugely successful Republican president.
Get ready to nuke the popcorn and grab a good seat.
It’ll be an old fashioned “narcissistfest” to rival anything
Vince McMahon has ever produced.
The BO crowd figures Clinton’s role will shut him up
once and for all. Clinton figures it will give him the
cover to chirp all the way thru a second Obama term.
He will upstage the big “O” just by being there. Watch and see.
They pick a man who’s raped 8 women we know of to lead their ‘WAR ON WOMEN’ that’s a good start.
WHAT’S THE EVIDENCE IN THE FORD BUILDING CLINTON?
I will be calling you tonight when i can’t sleep over this photo.
Anybody ever heard of this account before in which the Clinton’s piped down about Obama’s past when Chelsea was threatened ?
Is that a blue dress or a blew dress, i never got the correct spelling on that.
Keep your friends close and your enemies closer
I’m sorry...hehehe :)
I haven’t slept well since the Ebony Emperor got elected.
Let’s not get our hopes up on this item....don’t forget they are both RATS and their ultimate goal is power and the demise of the pubbies
We can certainly hope so. At the moment, I have concluded that either Romney wins in a landslide, or he loses in the "closest election in history". I suspect it will take landslide-style margins to hold on to a win in the face of Democrat legal-challenges and voter fraud.