Friday, November 30, 2007
From the website "Death by 1000 Paper Cuts," comes this magnificent collection of some of Hillary Clinton's finest comments, mocking the world in that snide way that the Clintons dismiss any criticism of either of them by making the person doing the criticizing as a nut, right-winger, or loser.
Check these out - they are priceless.
Hillary for Dummies: 10 Hillary Clinton Quotes on the Issues
* "The tax cuts may have helped you. We're saying that for America to get back on track, we're going to have to cut that short and not give that to you. We are going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good."
--San Francisco fund-raiser for Sen. Barbara Boxer - 6/8/2004
Small Business Growth:
* "I can't worry about every under capitalized business"
--Testimony before congress on the effects of Nationalized Health Care.
The War on Terror:
* "It's been said, and I think it's accurate, that my husband was obsessed by terrorism in general and al-Qaida in particular."
--Dateline, NBC 4/16/2004
* "I'm not going to have some reporters pawing through our papers. We are the president."
--Commenting on release of subpoenaed documents in 2000.
* "I have to confess that it's crossed my mind that you could not be a Republican and a Christian."
--Richmond Times-Dispatch, 1997
* "I have to admit that a good deal of what my husband and I have learned (about Islam) has come from our daughter."
--U.S. presidential reception - 2/20/1996
The U.S. Constitution
* "A right-wing network was after his (husband Bill Clinton) presidency...including perverting the Constitution."
--20/20, ABC 6/8/2003
* "I mean, you've got a conservative and right-wing press presence with really nothing on the other end of the political spectrum."
--aired on C-Span, 1/19/1997
The Importance of The Historical Record:
* "Heavens, no! It could get subpoenaed. I can't write anything."
--Asked in 1996 interview if she as US First Lady was keeping a diary, hours before a jury in Little Rock, Arkansas, returned guilty verdicts against Clintons' business partners.
* "The great story here for anybody willing to find it, write about it and explain it is this vast right-wing conspiracy that has been conspiring against my husband since the day he announced for president."
--NBC's Today show interview January 1998
What should we call this? A collection of sayings from a woman deluded by paranoia and years of bullying everyone around her into doing what she wants, and of committing crimes or skirting close to the legal edge and then questioning those who investigate her activities.
Her campaign motto should be "vote for me - or else."