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  • Richard Cohen: Conservatives Will Buy Anything [Ed Klein's Book is one example]

    07/15/2014 6:34:04 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    realclearpolitics ^ | 07/15/2014 | Richard Cohen
    They had a term for her, but I've forgotten it. It was a name applied to a person who could not say no to a door-to-door salesman. The one I remember from my brief career selling magazines was totally upfront about her intentions. "I'll buy whatever you're selling," she said. I sold her Esquire and two other subscriptions. Salesmen back then had a name for such people. Today, I would call them conservatives. They, too, will buy anything. The current evidence for this is Edward Klein's latest book, "Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas." It has just jumped over...
  • First lady: I don’t have a ‘Blood Feud’ with the Clintons

    07/13/2014 3:36:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    The New York Post's Page Six ^ | July 12, 2014 | Ian Mohr
    <p>Michelle Obama privately denied any ­alleged “Blood Feud” with Bill and Hillary Clinton as described in the current best-seller at a private Park Avenue meeting with Democratic ­donors on Thursday.</p> <p>At the event to raise funds for the DNC at the home of Evercore Partners’ Charles Myers, the first lady addressed major issues from the midterm elections to education as well as her clothing collection, recent trip to China and whether she might run for office.</p>
  • 10 striking revelations from Ed Klein’s new book ‘Blood Feud’

    07/07/2014 8:30:20 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 24 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 6/25/2014 | Benjamin Weingarten
    Ed Klein’s new book, “Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. the Obamas” has been making waves for its many salacious details — for example Klein’s assertion that there is a deep rift between Michelle Obama and the president such that they slept in separate bedrooms at Martha’s Vineyard (and continue to do so in the White House). However, the broader purpose of the book is to show that there is a heated battle going on — dating back to the brutal primary contest between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential election cycle — that continues to manifest itself...
  • If Obama isn’t secretly urging Elizabeth Warren to run, he should be

    07/06/2014 3:34:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | July 6, 2014 | Professor William A. Jacobson
    Obama’s Mini-Me will protect all of Obama’s, ahem, accomplishments.Ed Klein reports that Obama is using Valerie Jarrett to urge Elizabeth Warren to challenge Hillary in the primary to protect Obama’s transformation of the nation into something of which he and Michelle can be proud. Warren will protect Obama’s, ahem, achievements, Hillary can’t be trusted to do that. It’s entirely believable. Whether it’s true remains to be seen. Here is part of the report, This means Warren: Obama backs challenger to Hillary: "President Obama has quietly promised Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren complete support if she runs for president — a stinging...
  • Borgias, Anyone? Ed Klein’s Blood Feud

    06/30/2014 2:58:06 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 24 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 6-29-14 | Roger L. Simon
    Blood Feud, Ed Klein’s new book on the Clintons and the Obamas currently rocketing to the top of the Amazon best seller list even before its official publication day, is a lurid, irresponsible work of yellow journalism filled with suppositions, inaccuracies, myriad anonymous sources, made-up dialogue and (often extreme) bias. In other words, it is essentially like your average front page story in the New York Times. But unlike the Times, Klein gets it essentially right about his subject — the Clintons and the Obamas despise each other. And unlike the Times, Blood Feud is a compulsive read. I dare...
  • Bill Clinton: my death would mean 2M votes for Hillary

    06/29/2014 6:17:48 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 75 replies
    NY ^ | June 28, 2014 | Edward Klein
    Edward Klein’s book about the animosity between the Clintons and Obamas, “Blood Feud” (Regnery Publishing), rocketed up the best-seller charts since it was featured in The Post last Sunday. Here, in another exclusive excerpt, Klein ­describes how Bill’s health is a preoccupation of the Clintons. A pair of black, armor-plated SUVs swung into a suburban cul-de-sac and crunched to a stop in the driveway of the Clintons’ home in Chappaqua, New York. A wall of burly Secret Service agents jumped out and surrounded the man who emerged from the lead vehicle. It was mid-summer 2013, and Bill Clinton looked shrunken...
  • Tipsy Hillary dubs Obama ‘incompetent and feckless,’ a national ‘joke,’ book claims

    06/28/2014 6:33:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 75 replies
    Washington Times ^ | June 27, 2014 | Cheryl K. Chumley
    The thing with Obama is that he can’t be bothered, and there is no hand on the tiller half the time,” Mrs. Clinton reportedly said. “That’s the story of the Obama presidency. No hand on the [expletive] tiller. Obama has turned into a joke.” Mrs. Clinton reportedly ranted about the IRS targeting of the tea party and the Justice Department’s tapping of phone records ... “All these scandals .. Obama’s allowed his hatred for his enemies to screw him the way Nixon did. … [He’s] incompetent and feckless.”
  • Hillary Called Obama ‘a Joke’ at Lunch With Pals: Book

    06/27/2014 1:28:51 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | 6/27/14
    Hillary Rodham Clinton called President Obama “incompetent and feckless” and charged that he had “no hand on the tiller half the time,” during a boozy reunion with college pals, a new book claims. The scathing attacks came as the wine was flowing at a May 2013 dinner at Le Jardin Du Roi, a cozy French bistro near the Clinton family home in Westchester,
  • Inside the jealous feud between the Obamas and ‘Hildebeest’ Clintons

    06/21/2014 4:05:20 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 42 replies
    NY Post ^ | 06/21/2014 | Edward Klein
    Outwardly, they put on a show of unity — but privately, the Obamas and Clintons, the two power couples of the Democrat Party, loathe each other. “I hate that man Obama more than any man I’ve ever met, more than any man who ever lived,” Bill Clinton said to friends on one occasion, adding he would never forgive Obama for suggesting he was a racist during the 2008 campaign. The feeling is mutual. Obama made ­excuses not to talk to Bill, while the first lady privately sniped about Hillary.
  • Ed Klein: In Private, Bill Clinton Says Barack Obama is Incompetent 'All the Time'

    06/23/2014 4:37:56 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 30 replies
    therightpundit ^ | 6/23/14 | TRP
    Ed Klein says 'you couldn't repeat on American radio' what Bill Clinton says about Barack Obama. The 'Blood Feud' author also talks about the deal struck between the Obama and Clinton camp to get President Obama reelected in 2012 in exchange for getting Hillary elected in 2016. 'Obama's poll ratings were as low as they had ever been. They were worried that he wasn't going to be reelected. They decided to reach out to Clinton'
  • BOOK: The Obamas Fought, Slept In Separate Bedrooms On Martha’s Vineyard

    06/23/2014 2:48:31 PM PDT · by blueyon · 45 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6/23/14 | Patrick Howley
    President Obama and wife Michelle slept in separate bedrooms due to a marital fight during a first-term Martha’s Vineyard vacation, according to an excerpt from Ed Klein’s newly released book “Blood Feud.” “They slept in their own bedrooms,” a Blue Heron Farm staffer told Klein for his expose on the Obamas’ relationship with Bill and Hillary Clinton, released Monday. “They both had stacks of books by their beds. The president was reading The Bayou Trilogy by Daniel Woodrell and Rodin’s Debutante by Ward Just. I don’t know if they visited each other’s bedroom at night, but I didn’t see any...
  • Are Hillary’s health problems more severe than thought?

    06/23/2014 10:52:54 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 40 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | 6-22-14 | Corey Charlton
    Full Title: Are Hillary’s health problems more severe than thought? New book claims she kept medical history secret over fears it would end presidential ambitions Possible presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's health issues have been kept secret for fears they will ruin her eligibility to become president, it has been claimed. The remarkable claim comes in a new book written by journalist Ed Klein which details the rocky relationship between the Obama and the Clinton families. The excerpt on her health includes a claim from a cardiac specialist familiar with Clinton's condition as saying her clotting in the brain could have...
  • Bill Clinton urges Hillary Clinton to 'take maximum advantage' of his death, new book reveals

    06/23/2014 10:34:35 AM PDT · by PoloSec · 37 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 23 2014 | Paul Bedard
    (VIDEO) Former President Bill Clinton has been busy writing “playbooks” for his wife, Hillary, to use in her likely 2016 presidential campaign including how to “take maximum advantage of my death," according to a new book out Monday. In Edward Klein's “Blood Feud: The Clintons vs. The Obamas,” the former president is quoted suggesting that his death and subsequent state funeral would help elect Hillary Clinton. He said it would be “worth a couple of million votes.” In the epilogue of his book, provided to Secrets, Klein quotes Bill Clinton complaining that the Hillary Clinton for President campaign in 2008...
  • 'Blood Feud’ book: Michelle Obama dubs Hillary Clinton ‘Hildebeest,’ mulls W.H. run

    06/23/2014 5:58:17 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 36 replies
    wash times ^ | 6/23/14 | c chumley
    Author Edward Klein’s newest release, “Blood Feud,” is being billed as a tell-all of the animosity that marked the Clinton-Obama family relations — and already sparks are flying over first lady Michelle Obama’s less-than-complimentary pet name for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Mrs. Obama, along with adviser and friend Valerie Jarrett, dubbed her “Hildebeest,” especially during talks over a bottle of wine they would share in a quiet section of the White House, The Blaze reported. Meanwhile, former President Bill Clinton didn’t possess any particular affinity for President Obama, either. From the book, Mr. Clinton was caught saying to...
  • Clinton Bristled at Benghazi Deception

    06/22/2014 10:30:23 AM PDT · by drpix · 98 replies ^ | 6/22/14 | Edward Klein
    “Hillary was stunned when she heard the president talk about the Benghazi attack,” one of her top legal advisers said in an interview. “Obama wanted her to say that the attack had been a spontaneous demonstration triggered by an obscure video on the Internet that demeaned the Prophet Mohammed.” This adviser continued: “Hillary told Obama, ‘Mr. President, that story isn’t credible. Among other things, it ignores the fact that the attack occurred on 9/11.’ But the president was adamant. He said, ‘Hillary, I need you to put out a State Department release as soon as possible.’”
  • Book: Hillary has bad heart

    06/22/2014 5:08:56 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 141 replies
    Drudge Report ^ | 22 Jun14 | Drudge Report
    A new provocative work by bestselling author Ed Klein claims Hillary Clinton's health problems are much more severe than she has publicly revealed! "She had managed to keep her medical history secret out of fear that, should it become public, it would disqualify her from becoming president," writes Klein in BLOOD FEUD.
  • Obama no longer a Democrat

    09/14/2013 9:55:28 AM PDT · by george76 · 36 replies
    Shoebat Foundation ^ | September 13, 2013 | Keith Davies
    Now that the presidential election of last year is in the distant past, it appears that Obama may have abandoned his domestic agenda and is now squarely focused on the Middle East, or to be more accurate, the “Muslim Agenda”. What is this agenda? The answer is simple – the Caliphate. Obama is setting up the Caliphate as quickly as possible for his Sunni Muslim Brotherhood brethren ... Ed Klein wrote a book about Obama called “The Amateur” .. Klein interviewed Obama’s former Reverend, Jeremiah Wright .. Wright stated that he guided Obama to accept Christianity without affecting his faith...
  • Is Obama a Victim of Self-Esteem Education? [re: THE AMATEUR by Ed Klein]

    07/02/2013 8:55:29 AM PDT · by Moseley · 14 replies
    The AMERICAN THINKER ^ | July 2, 2013 | Jonathon Moseley
    I never understood Barack Obama -- or even some of my friends -- until I read The Amateur by Edward Klein. But first you also need to remember the plague of "self-esteem" based education. And finally it all makes sense. The self-esteem movement hurt our public schools and degraded the curriculum. The self-esteem time bomb is now coming full circle, as the victims of our schools, colleges, and universities have moved into leadership of our country. Barack Obama is the ultimate "A for effort [D for performance] President." Obama's ineptness is exceeded only by his giant ego. Obama received a...
  • Ed Klein: Bill Clinton Urging Hillary to Release Benghazi Documents

    10/24/2012 8:43:36 PM PDT · by bd476 · 178 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 24, 2012 at 10:48pm | Jason Howerton
    Ed Klein: Bill Clinton ‘Urging’ Hillary to Release Benghazi Documents That Would ‘Exonerate’ Her, Destroy Obama’s Re-Election Hopes Posted on October 24, 2012 at 10:48pm by Jason Howerton Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ordered additional security for the U.S. mission in Benghazi ahead of the terrorist attack but the orders were never carried out, according to “legal counsel” to Clinton who spoke to best-selling author Ed Klein. Those same sources also say former President Bill Clinton has been “urging” his wife to release official State Department documents that prove she called for additional security at the compound in Libya,...
  • Bombshell: Clinton Ordered More Security, Obama Denied Request

    10/25/2012 9:58:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 129 replies
    News Ninja ^ | 10/25/12 | staff
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton ordered additional security for the U.S. mission in Benghaziahead of the terrorist attack but the orders were never carried out, according to “legal counsel” to Clinton who spoke to best-selling author Ed Klein. Those same sources also say former President Bill Clinton has been “urging” his wife to release official State Department documents that prove she called for additional security at the compound in Libya, which would almost certainly result in President Obama losing the election.
  • Klein: Clinton-Obama rift intensifies after Libya, Obama’s debate performance

    10/13/2012 1:02:02 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 29 replies ^ | 10/12/2012 | Ed Klein
    The latest quarrel began when Clinton heard that Obama was behaving so cocky about his first debate against Mitt Romney that he wasn’t taking his debate prep seriously. Out of concern, Clinton had an aide call the White House and say that the former president would be more than happy to give the current president some pointers and advice on how to get the best of Romney. Clinton waited several days for a response, but none was forthcoming. According to my sources, the former president was dumbfounded that Obama had ignored his offer, and his hurt feelings quickly boiled over...
  • Caroline Kennedy's with Obamas after reported snubs (I cant's stand to hear his voice anymore)

    08/08/2012 3:35:02 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 23 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 8/8/2012 | Kerry Picket
    “It really annoyed Caroline when comparisons were made by the media between Michelle and Jackie. Caroline had a word for such comparisons; she called them ‘odious.’ She really got annoyed. And when she began to fall out of love with the Obamas, love was replaced by outright scorn. Now she says things about Obama like, ‘I can’t stand to hear his voice any more. He’s a liar and worse’” Ethel Kennedy, “the matriarch of the family,” similarly felt scorned, according to Klein. He tells a story of her invitation — extended to the First Family — being ignored by the...
  • Jeremiah Wright Thinks Barack Obama May Still Be A Muslim

    08/04/2012 4:41:43 PM PDT · by rightjb · 25 replies ^ | 8-4-2012 | PolitiJim (@politiJim)
     I’ve seen it advertised all over but have not yet read “The Amateur” by author Edward Klein yet. However, he gave an interview to CBN on The Brody File show (video at bottom of post) had a stunning recitation of his 3 hour, taped interview with “G-d Damn America,” Jeremiah Wright: KLEIN to Jeremiah Wright: Are you saying that you converted Barack Obama from Islam to Christianity?WRIGHT: “That’s hard to say.” Wright clearly gave the impression that A) Barack Obama was heavily devoted to Islam even when he came to America and that B) even Wright was convinced that he...
  • The Amateur by Ed Klein

    07/20/2012 7:17:55 AM PDT · by Jerrybob · 9 replies
    Personal Liberty Alerts ^ | 7/20/12 | Self
    Ed Klein told nearly 2,000 conservatives and libertarians who jammed the main ballroom at FreedomFest last week several shocking stories he heard while conducting the nearly 200 interviews that formed the basis of his bestselling book, The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House. But none was more gripping than what he learned during his three-hour interview with the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Obama’s longtime pastor in Chicago. “At first I had no interest in talking to Rev. Wright,” Klein told us. “But several African-Americans I spoke with said he had a story I had to hear.” Somewhat to his surprise,...
  • Book Review: “The Amateur, Barack Obama in the White House”

    05/25/2012 8:51:13 AM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 10 replies
    New American ^ | 5-25-12 | Bob Adelmann
    This book is more about the man — his hubris, his arrogance, his naiveté — than it is about his ideology because the author, a member of the insider Council on Foreign Relations, an influential group that promotes the diminishing of our country's constitutional structure and the ceding of U.S. sovereignty to a transnational global government such as the United Nations, no doubt shares that ideology. Klein is a certified member of the establishment elite, having graduated from Columbia University with two degrees and having been a foreign affairs editor at Newsweek magazine and a former editor of the New...
  • Wright: I “Made It Comfortable” For Obama to Accept Christianity Without Having to Renounce Islam

    05/16/2012 1:31:19 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 183 replies ^ | 5-15-2012 | Jim Hoft
    In a shocking interview yesterday on the Sean Hannity Radio Show, author Ed Klein said Barack Obama’s former pastor helped Obama accept Christianity without having to renounce Islam. The Daily Caller reported: Klein also said Wright told him he “made it comfortable” for Obama to accept Christianity without having renounce his “Islamic background,” which Klein said he has on tape. -snip- Klein spoke more on this in a separate interview with NewsMax: Klein says Obama originally sought out Wright to discuss community activism. “Quickly the conversations turned from picking up garbage on the street and getting streetlights put up on...
  • Kennedy Biographer Refutes Matthews Claim Obama’s ‘The Last Brother’

    08/30/2009 12:13:27 AM PDT · by chuck_the_tv_out · 20 replies · 2,085+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | August 29, 2009 - 16:24 | Noel Sheppard
    Kennedy biographer Ed Klein on Wednesday refuted the absurd claim made earlier in the morning by MSNBC’s Chris Matthews that with Teddy’s passing “Barack [Obama] is now the last brother.” In fact, when WOR radio’s Steve Malzberg addressed what Matthews said on the “Today” show, Klein responded, "Makes me want to puke."
  • Audio - Kennedy biographer Klein: Kennedy and Obama were not that close

    08/29/2009 10:48:45 PM PDT · by paltz · 16 replies · 1,111+ views
    The Washington Times-Water Cooler ^ | 8/30/09 | Kerry Picket
    Kennedy biographer Ed Klein joined WOR radio's Steve Malzberg on Wednesday, and revealed President Obama's relationship with the late Senator Ted Kennedy was not as close as has been depicted in the media (h/t Noel Sheppard at Newsbusters). Mr. Klein seemed disgusted by the notion that Mr Obama is considered to be the "last Kennedy brother" by MSNBC anchor Chris Matthews. : AUDIO STEVE MALZBERG: This relationship between Obama and Ted Kennedy led Chris Matthews, wacko of all wackos in my view, to say that he's now the next, he's the last brother. Obama's the last brother. ED KLEIN: Yeah,...
  • Ed Klein: Kennedy liked to joke about Chappaquiddick (barf alert)

    08/28/2009 1:49:17 PM PDT · by Justaham · 20 replies · 1,008+ views
    YouTube ^ | 8-27-09
    This isn't an accusation from Ted Kennedy's political opponents, but a nostalgic remembrance by one of his friends. Ed Klein, former Newsweek editor, tells the Diane Rehm Show: "I dont know if you know this or not, but one of his favorite topics of humor was indeed Chappaquiddick itself. And he would ask people, have you heard any new jokes about Chappaquiddick? That is just the most amazing thing. Its not that he didnt feel remorse about the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, but that he still always saw the other side of everything and the ridiculous side of things,...
  • He liked to joke about Chappaquiddick (Audio)

    08/28/2009 9:07:25 AM PDT · by Heather Hogue · 15 replies · 870+ views
    Examiner ^ | August 28, 2009e | Heather Hogue
    Ed Klein, former editor for Newsweek and New York Times Magazine, was a close personal friend of Ted Kennedy and decided to share some memories of the late Senator on The Diane Rehm Show. KLEIN: I don't know if you know this or not, but one of his favorite topics of humor was indeed Chappaquiddick itself. And he would ask people, "Have you heard any new jokes about Chappaquiddick?" That is just the most amazing thing. It's not that he didn't feel remorse about the death of Mary Jo Kopechne, but that he still always saw the other side of...
  • "The Truth About Hillary," One Year Later

    06/27/2006 7:12:55 PM PDT · by V.Foster · 20 replies · 1,262+ views
    Front Page Magazine ^ | June 27, 2006 | Bill Steigerwald
    Veteran journalist Ed Klein, a former editor of the New York Times Sunday Magazine, caught a lot of mainstream media grief last summer when he unleashed The Truth About Hillary, his blunt and deliberately one-sided trashing of the politics and personality of Hillary Clinton. Despite the bad press it got from the liberal media -- including 13 stories on Klein in the New York Times -- the book sold more than 250,000 copies. Klein says he wasn't sued by anyone and stands by everything he wrote. Now out in paperback, the book contains a new introduction that explains how conservative...
  • hillary's burqa

    10/06/2005 7:23:46 AM PDT · by Mia T · 24 replies · 4,138+ views
    hillary's burqa by Mia T, 10.6.05 $595 pantsuit and sweater, Margaret O'Leary, San Francisco. Edward Klein The Truth about Hillary:What She Knew, When She Knew It, and How Far She'll Go to Become President "What Klein doesn't understand is that Hillary's success today depends not on an ability to be aggressively masculine, but on the exact opposite. That black pantsuit is the power woman's burqa -- a disguise for screening out, not extinguishing, distracting gender" Tina Brown pontificating on the nuances of haute couture jla unny. My Margaret-O'Leary ensemble doesn't seem to "screen out" my gender.... Tina Brown is onto...
  • O'Reilly Over the Edge

    09/16/2005 8:33:30 AM PDT · by Mike Bates · 73 replies · 2,745+ views
    Media Monitor ^ | 9/16/2005 | Cliff Kincaid
    Clicking through the radio dial on a drive through Virginia the other day, I had the occasion to listen to Bill O'Reilly posturing as a political independent who takes on the left and right. He said he had come under attack by a "right-wing" website because he wouldn't interview Ed Klein, the author of The Truth About Hillary. I presume he's referring to Accuracy in Media. We have done extensive reporting on the coverage of the Klein book and have found it strange that O'Reilly has joined with the liberal media in suppressing discussion of the serious charges in the...
  • Ed Klein’s Hillary: An Odyssey Through the Soulless Mind of the Talentless-Overachiever....

    08/14/2005 9:15:30 PM PDT · by manny613 · 23 replies · 774+ views
    Little is more annoying and transparent than conservative pundits putting on an air of elitist dignity and taking the high-minded road, adopting the posture of their "objective" liberal counterparts—at the expense of someone or something that deserves better, in this case Ed Klein's book "The Truth About Hillary." This invaluable contribution to the national dialogue in prelude to the scariest presidential race in history has been used by conservatives from Joe Scarborough and Sean Hannity to Peggy Noonan and John Podhoretz as a point of fleeting, brown-nosey, cushy convergence with their ideological adversaries, whom they mimic in shunning the book....
  • Ed Klein: Sid Blumenthal Targeted Hillary Book

    08/03/2005 6:58:48 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 9 replies · 848+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 8/3/05 | Limbacher
    Longtime Hillary Clinton attack dog Sidney Blumenthal "led the charge" in the campaign to suppress the bestselling biography "The Truth About Hillary," author Ed Klein charged on Tuesday. "I've been totally 'blackouted' by the mainstream broadcast media, ABC, CBS and NBC," Klein said on a national radio show yesterday. "They all scheduled me on their shows and then, when Mrs. Clinton and her attack dogs got wind of it, they called up these TV networks and, in essence, threatened them that if they had me on, she would become less available to them." Asked if he "knew for sure that...
  • 'The Truth About Hillary': Many a Dubious Revelation (BARF ALERT)

    07/31/2005 9:09:06 AM PDT · by yoe · 15 replies · 1,055+ views
    The New York Times ^ | July 30, 2005 | JOE QUEENAN
    TEN years ago, Kevin Costner's career took a turn for the worse when he made a hugely expensive film called ''Waterworld.'' Since then, the film has become synonymous with megalomania, hubris and all the other fancy words that journalists like to use when things fall apart and the center will not hold. But unlike his other movies ''Wyatt Earp'' and ''The Postman,'' which are really bad, ''Waterworld'' is simply a dumb, expensive dud, not an epic, studio-imploding disaster on the order of ''Heaven's Gate'' or ''Battlefield Earth.'' If you are in the market for a truly horrendous movie, one of...
  • "The Truth About Hillary" Book Review

    07/29/2005 11:51:09 PM PDT · by JohnLongIsland · 16 replies · 1,065+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 7/31/05 | Joe Queenan
    'The Truth About Hillary': Many a Dubious Revelation Printer-Friendly By JOE QUEENAN Published: July 31, 2005 TEN years ago, Kevin Costner's career took a turn for the worse when he made a hugely expensive film called ''Waterworld.'' Since then, the film has become synonymous with megalomania, hubris and all the other fancy words that journalists like to use when things fall apart and the center will not hold. But unlike his other movies ''Wyatt Earp'' and ''The Postman,'' which are really bad, ''Waterworld'' is simply a dumb, expensive dud, not an epic, studio-imploding disaster on the order of ''Heaven's Gate''...
  • Character Counts for Hillary Clinton - (Klein: "sources feared for their lives, if revealed")

    07/28/2005 6:16:28 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 44 replies · 1,775+ views
    A.I.M.ORG ^ | JULY 27, 2005 | Editor
    "Turning Hillary Clinton into a victim by publishing outrageous claims could backfire and strengthen her candidacy in 2008. This would be ironic given all the horrible things that Bill and Hillary have done over the years to the women who got in the way, including threats, smears, and intimidation. Hillary has shown that she'll stop at nothing to protect her political power—her real deeds are far more disturbing than the tawdry speculation Klein is spreading." One of the "outrageous claims" is said to be that "Chelsea Clinton was conceived when Bill raped Hillary." Other alleged "outrageous claims" are said to...
  • ED KLEIN ON HILLARY: 4 - Hillary meets Juanita Broaddrick

    07/27/2005 8:49:00 AM PDT · by doug from upland · 60 replies · 1,901+ views
    THE TRUTH ABOUT HILLARY | 2005 | Ed Klein
    1 - Clinton Administration's Bradford DeLong Says No to Hillary 2- Gulping for air, I started crying and yelling at him; plus, Jesse blows it 3 - Military Uniforms in the White House ======================================================================= In the Spring of 1978, during Attorney General Bill Clinton's campaign for governor, he and Hillary scheduled a joint appearance at a fund-raiser in Van Buren, a small town nestled in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in Crawford County. The chairman of the Crawford County committee for the Election of Bill Clinton was an attractive thirty-five-year-old nursing home owner by the name of Juanita...
  • ED KLEIN ON HILLARY: No. 3 - Military Uniforms in the White House

    07/26/2005 7:43:33 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 44 replies · 1,796+ views
    THE TRUTH ABOUT HILLARY | 2005 | Ed Klein
    1 - Clinton Administration's Bradford DeLong Says No to Hillary 2- Gulping for air, I started crying and yelling at him; plus, Jesse blows it ================================================================== "Well, Brian," Hillary said after the show returned to the air, "I have been always trying to fiugre out where that [story about banning military uniforms in the White House] got started. And, again, I can't speak for the hundreds and hundreds of people who worked in the White House, and perhaps someone, in a moment of what I would consider a terrible lapse of judgment, said something or did something that then...
  • ED KLEIN ON HILLARY: 2- Gulping for air, I started crying and yelling at him; plus, Jesse blows it

    07/25/2005 4:54:42 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 8 replies · 796+ views
    THE TRUTH ABOUT HILLARY | 7-2005 | Ed Klein
    1 - Clinton Administration's Bradford DeLong Says No to Hillary ==================================================== Nobody had to tell Hillary what that meant. As part of Monica's immunity deal, she had given Starr's office a "GAP dress, size 12, dark blue," as the FBI report described it, and a test revealed the presence of semem. The Feds wanted to see if the DNA in the President's blood marched the DNA in the semen. "I had some conversations with people in Ken Starr's office," said a source close to the Whitewater prosecutor. "When the stain proved to be Bill's semen, I said to one...
  • ED KLEIN ON HILLARY: 1 - Clinton Administration's Bradford DeLong Says No to Hillary

    07/25/2005 12:49:39 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 39 replies · 1,998+ views
    THE TRUTH ABOUT HILLARY | 2005 | Klein
    From Ed Klein's THE TRUTH ABOUT HILLARY -- "My two cents' worth--and I think it is the two cents' worth of everybody who worked for the Clinton Administration health care reform effort of 1993-1994--is that Hillary Rodham Clinton needs to be kept very far away frm the White House for the rest of her life," writes Bradford DeLong, deputy assistant secretary of the Treasury during the first Clinton administration. "Heading up health-care reform was the only major adminstrative job she ever tried to do. And she was a complete flop at it. She had neither the grasp of policy substance,...
  • MPAA CHIEF'S BAD REVIEW (Clinton pal MSNBC's Rick Kaplan bars Hil-trashing author Ed Klein)

    07/24/2005 6:37:14 AM PDT · by Liz · 12 replies · 872+ views
    NY POST ^ | July 24, 2005 | TIM ARANGO
    MSNBC boss and pal of the Clintons, Rick Kaplan, has issued an order to his producers barring them from booking author Ed Klein on any of the network's shows, a source told The Post. Klein is the author of the recent scathing biography of Hillary Clinton, which de buted at No. 2 on the New York Times bestseller list after it was pub lished in June despite a virtual media blackout. In addition to Kaplan's black balling, several shows, including "Good Morning America" and CNN's Paula Zahn, extended invites to Klein to appear and then later pulled the plug.
  • ED KLEIN: On Al Rantel show -- Yes, there is a vast left wing conspiracy

    07/21/2005 8:46:03 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 9 replies · 716+ views
    AL RANTEL SHOW, KABC in Los Angeles | dfu
    Ed Klein spent an hour with Al Rantel tonight on KABC in Los Angeles. Ed is the best-selling author who has really upset Hillary and her gang of thugs with his blockbuster -- THE TRUTH ABOUT HILLARYWARNING: Put garlic around your neck or hold a Crucifix I miraculously managed to get through on the telephone (what are the odds of that?). I asked Ed to comment on the Soros organization called Center for American Progesss, run by John Podesta, and its offshoot Media Matters. Media Matters is responsible for attacking Ed in the press and warning people across the nation...
  • Brent Bozell Blasts Media over Ed Klein’s Hillary Book

    07/21/2005 8:07:14 AM PDT · by Tumbleweed_Connection · 8 replies · 938+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 7/21/05 | Limbacher
    The mainstream media is applying a double standard when it comes to Edward Klein’s bombshell new book about Hillary Clinton, charges syndicated columnist Brent Bozell. Bozell, president of Media Research Center, writes in his latest column that for months, "the scuttlebutt had it that New York Times best-selling author Edward Klein was in the final stages of a blockbuster expose of the former first lady, the likes of which could derail her 2008 presidential aspirations. "‘The Truth About Hillary’ is out now, and it has lived up to its billing in the fireworks department.” But, Bozell points out, the media...
  • Another Double Standard For Hillary - (Ed Klein, "persona non grata")

    07/20/2005 9:08:35 PM PDT · by CHARLITE · 22 replies · 862+ views
    For months there had been a quiet buzz in both political and publishing circles surrounding "The Book" being written about Sen. Hillary Clinton. The scuttlebutt had it that New York Times best-selling author Edward Klein was in the final stages of a blockbuster expose of the former first lady, the likes of which could derail her 2008 presidential aspirations. "The Truth About Hillary" is now out, and it has lived up to its billing in the fireworks department. Except the controversy surrounds not Hillary Clinton but author Ed Klein, and the broadsides against him are coming primarily from conservatives, not...
  • Ed Klein: Hillary Clinton Will Cave in War on Terror

    07/19/2005 12:32:48 PM PDT · by hope · 23 replies · 1,370+ views
    News Max ^ | 7-19-05
    Reprinted from Tuesday, July 19, 2005 1:31 p.m. EDTEd Klein: Hillary Clinton Will Cave in War on Terror The American people are warming to the idea of Hillary Clinton as their commander in chief, according to a glowing profile in USA Today. But Ed Klein, author of the runaway best seller "The Truth About Hillary," is warning that if she becomes president, Hillary will cut and run in the war on terror the minute her polls go south. "Hillary is a poll-driven politician and her sudden emergence as a pro-military figure is purely expediency and positioning herself for the...
  • How Hillary Clinton Controls the Media - (began effort to block Ed Klein months before it was out!)

    07/18/2005 9:24:27 AM PDT · by CHARLITE · 35 replies · 1,572+ views
    NEWSMAX.COM ^ | JULY 18, 2005 | John LeBoutillier
    The Hillary War Machine has run a coordinated attack campaign against Ed Klein and his book "The Truth About Hillary," beginning before the book was even published or available for advance readings. Team Hillary's major ally in this anti-Klein effort? The so-called Mainstream Media (MSM) - comprising mostly East Coast elitist media institutions, i.e., CBS, ABC, NBC, CNN, New York Times, Washington Post, Newsweek and Time magazine - are staffed with pro-Hillary zealots and acolytes who practice what is now known as "advocacy journalism." In other words, they use their media outposts to preach a leftist political agenda - in...
  • Ed Klein: Hillary Made Me a Conservative

    07/13/2005 12:17:57 PM PDT · by kddid · 55 replies · 1,860+ views
    NewsMax ^ | July 13, 2005 |
    As a former editor of both the New York Times Magazine and Newsweek, "The Truth About Hillary" author Ed Klein has been toiling in the liberal media vineyard for most of his professional life. And for a long time he wore liberal media credentials. But the bestselling author said Tuesday that investigating Hillary Clinton has led to a conversion of sorts. "I'm almost a conservative by virtue of having been converted by the process of investigating Mrs. Clinton," Klein told WOR Radio's Bob Grant. "That will turn anybody into a conservative," he said, adding, "Believe me." Klein said perceptions that...
  • Hillary Author Frozen Out

    07/11/2005 6:31:05 PM PDT · by GulliverSwift · 16 replies · 883+ views
    Washington Post ^ | Howard Kurtz
    Despite the enormous hype surrounding Edward Klein's scathing and hearsay-filled book about Hillary Rodham Clinton, the author has been ignored by all but two television talk shows. This collective cold shoulder hasn't stopped "The Truth About Hillary" from hitting No. 2 yesterday on the coveted New York Times list. "It's the biggest example to date of how major media censorship doesn't stop a book anymore from being a bestseller," Klein declares. Censorship is clearly the wrong word, since networks have no obligation to interview any author. The refusal to book Klein could just as easily be viewed as the drawing...