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Bill Clinton: Obama Is The Biggest Fairy Tale

From ABC News:

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Bill Seems Flustered

Jake Tapper

January 08, 2008

Last night at Dartmouth College, President Bill Clinton was asked about his wife’s senior strategist Mark Penn…

Then Bubba decided to do some hootin’ and a hollerin’.

“But since you raised the judgment issue, let’s go over this again. That is the central argument for his campaign. ‘It doesn’t matter that I started running for president less a year after I got to the Senate from the Illinois State Senate. I am a great speaker and a charismatic figure and I’m the only one who had the judgment to oppose this war from the beginning. Always, always, always.’” …

“First it is factually not true that everybody that supported that resolution supported Bush attacking Iraq before the UN inspectors were through. Chuck Hagel was one of the co-authors of that resolution. The only Republican Senator that always opposed the war. Every day from the get-go. He authored the resolution to say that Bush could go to war only if they didn’t co-operate with the inspectors and he was assured personally by Condi Rice as many of the other Senators were. So, first the case is wrong that way.” …

“Second, it is wrong that Senator Obama got to go through 15 debates trumpeting his superior judgment and how he had been against the war in every year, numerating the years, and never got asked one time, not once, ‘Well, how could you say, that when you said in 2004 you didn’t know how you would have voted on the resolution? You said in 2004 there was no difference between you and George Bush on the war and you took that speech you’re now running on off your website in 2004 and there’s no difference in your voting record and Hillary’s ever since?’ Give me a break.

This whole thing is the biggest fairy tale I’ve ever seen.” …

ABC News graciously provides the stunning video here. It is quite a clip.

The gloves are coming off.

This article was posted by Steve Gilbert on Tuesday, January 8th, 2008. Comments are currently closed.

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