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Ed Klein: Bill Clinton Urging Hillary to Release Benghazi Documents
The Blaze ^ | October 24, 2012 at 10:48pm | Jason Howerton

Posted on 10/24/2012 8:43:36 PM PDT by bd476


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, which would almost certainly result in President Obama losing the election.

Appearing on TheBlazeTV’s “Wilkow!” on Wednesday night, Klein told host Andrew Wilkow that Bill and Hillary Clinton have been having “big fights” for “two or three weeks” about the issue, according to his two sources on Clinton’s legal counsel.

While Bill Clinton wishes his wife would “exonerate” herself by releasing the documents that show she wasn’t at fault for the tragic security failure in Libya, the secretary of state refuses to do so because she doesn’t want to be viewed as a traitor to the Democratic party.

On Glenn Beck’s radio show earlier on Wednesday, Klein said his information comes from two “very good” sources.

Wilkow pointed out the obvious, that the Obamas and the Clintons have a “very behind the scenes, tense relationship” — to put it lightly.

“I said to you last night, and I think I stand corrected, that it seemed like Obama out-Clintoned the Clintons,” Wilkow said. “But Clinton seems to have gone along with all of this because he knew that Hillary would be exonerated in the end.”

He then asked Klein whether he thought Clinton would resign over the Libya scandal and expose the truth.

“No,” the author said immediately. “I can’t imagine that she would resign. It would bring down the entire administration. [Obama] would lose the election and she would be essentially blamed by the left-wing base of the party.”

“She will not be tarred with the blame for bringing down this administration,” Klein added.

In an exclusive interview with TheBlaze, Klein confirmed that Bill and Hillary Clinton have been engaging in “heated discussions” where the former president has urged his wife to “release the documents that would exonerate her.”

He reiterated that Clinton has refused to do so because she fears she would look like a “Judas,” or a traitor, in the administration and it might hurt her chances for a presidential nomination in 2016.

If the claims turn out to be true and Clinton did suggest more security be sent to Benghazi, it is appropriate to ask: why didn’t it happen?

Klein said Clinton’s request for beefed up security would have to go through CIA special ops and or the Pentagon.

“But none of that would happen with the National Security advisor to the president of the United States Tom Donnellan going to the president and saying, ‘We want to send reinforcements to Libya because our ambassador is in jeopardy,’” Klein explained.

Ultimately, he indicated the ultimate authority would have been President Obama.

Wilkow and Klein also discussed what role Obama’s closest advisor, Valerie Jarrett, played in the Benghazi cover-up.

By Obama’s own admission, Klein said, the president never makes a big decision without first consulting with Jarrett.

“We have to assume that Valerie Jarrett, who is also by the way hooked into the Chicago campaign…that she was part of this cover-up in the White House.”

He continued: “The CIA got cables, the Department of Defense got cables, the NSA got cables during the attack on Benghazi, in addition to the emails that have since been made public. We know that there are cables that we haven’t seen yet, confirming the State Department cables that this was an al-Qaeda linked attack.”

These new revelations, following Tuesday night’s explosive report that 300 to 400 national security officials received emails detailing the Benghazi terrorist attack as it was happening, raise fresh questions about the truth behind the Benghazi attack.

The emails revealed that the Libyan radical Islamic group Ansar al-Sharia claimed responsibility for the attack just two hours after it began. White House officials told CBS News that an unmanned Predator drone was sent over the U.S. mission in Libya, providing Washington with a live feed to the chaos that unfolded.



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Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is in a powerful position to make a break and do the right thing. Do the right thing now, Hillary. Just do it.


1 posted on 10/24/2012 8:43:40 PM PDT by bd476
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To: bd476

These people are narcisistic as Obama and only think of themselves and their power and won’t do a thing.


2 posted on 10/24/2012 8:45:11 PM PDT by scbison
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To: bd476

Hillary already sold out to Obama in exchange for him retiring her 2008 campaign debt and it is doubtful she would cross him at this point.


3 posted on 10/24/2012 8:47:46 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: bd476

Just remember, when your @$$ is on the line, don’t bother calling Uncle Sam. At least while the Obama regime is running things.


4 posted on 10/24/2012 8:47:59 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Big Bird, Binders, Horses and Bayonets! Sorry, that is all we have to offer! - the DNC)
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To: bd476

I wish she would out him. Bill my think it’ll improve her prospects to be president, but I think he’s wrong. A sitting president (Romney in the case of 2016) almost never gets beat. And if Romney does what he says he’ll do, she won’t be able to unseat him.

Besides, we deserve to know what really happened.

Out him, hildabeast, out him.


5 posted on 10/24/2012 8:48:57 PM PDT by youngidiot (He's got Mad Cow. She's living with him in the White House.)
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To: bd476
"...she doesn’t want to be viewed as a traitor to the Democratic party."

So she rather be a traitor to the United States instead.
6 posted on 10/24/2012 8:49:15 PM PDT by FortWorthPatriot (Obama is no Hitler; Hitler got the Olympics)
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To: Brandonmark

Um, he never paid up.

Just like Springfield and other cities. They never got the check. USPS’s fault don’t ya know.


7 posted on 10/24/2012 8:50:32 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: bd476

O C T O B E R S U R P R I S E


8 posted on 10/24/2012 8:51:11 PM PDT by TornadoAlley3 (Obama is everything Oklahoma is not.)
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To: bd476

They are all trying to figure out how to extricate themselves from this mess and cover their a**es.

They have so many versions of what happened that anything else they come up with is immediately suspect.

Outright lies and contradictions and parsing and nuancing and finger pointing.

The whole fiasco resembles the Keystone Cops, except that 4 died, while this bunch of Keystone Cops sat by and just watched.


9 posted on 10/24/2012 8:51:43 PM PDT by TomGuy
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To: bd476

Issa should drop a subpoena tomorrow.


10 posted on 10/24/2012 8:52:28 PM PDT by Snuph ("give me Liberty...")
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To: FortWorthPatriot

Nothing can exonerate Hillary because she has already participated in the coverup.


11 posted on 10/24/2012 8:52:38 PM PDT by Elyse (I refuse to feed the crocodile.)
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To: bd476

People that support infanticide are simply NOT capable of doing the right thing on anything. Hillary Clinton shares the exact same values as Obama, both are anti Christian.

Anything she did do would be with her selfish interests at heart...Ya I hope she turns on her fellow scumbag, would be great


12 posted on 10/24/2012 8:53:06 PM PDT by Friendofgeorge (SARAH PALIN 2012 OR BUST)
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To: bd476

This charlatan is incapable of doing the right thing. She railroaded Billy Dale in the Travel Office and tried to ruin his life, she systematically looted Madison Guaranty in Little Rock, she ordered the FBI files of political opposition, and now we are surprised that she participated in a cover-up of her criminal negiligence that resulted in the death of one of her ambassadors with a concocted story that conveniently blamed an American rather than jihadists that she claimed were already defeated?

Resign now, or jail the bitch.


13 posted on 10/24/2012 8:53:37 PM PDT by Senator Goldwater
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To: Brandonmark

“Hillary already sold out to Obama in exchange for him retiring her 2008 campaign debt and it is doubtful she would cross him at this point.”

You know, I was almost willing to give her some credit for (misplaced) loyalty until reading this.

People bitch about Romney being “rich”. Generally, rich (enough) people can’t be bought. The Clintons were probably among the “poorest” occupants of the WH.


14 posted on 10/24/2012 8:54:50 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: bd476

Asking a snake to do the right thing will only get you bitten.

Snakes do not know the difference between right and wrong.

Snakes are snakes.


15 posted on 10/24/2012 8:55:10 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: bd476
"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."

Right, and they're probably in the same place her Rose Law Firm billing records are.

Even if she did order extra security, the fact that she didn't follow through to make sure it was done still makes her culpable.

Sorry, but I have a hard time believing anything that comes out of a Clinton's mouth, and think this is a bunch of crap.

16 posted on 10/24/2012 8:55:47 PM PDT by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: scbison

I agree. Lost in all these lies by Klinton, the State Department and political
Manuevering are the deaths of 4 Americans and the first US Ambassador
Murdered since 1979.

In addition, I don’t believe a word that comes out of the beasts mouth.
It’s all about power for these hacks, 4 dead Americans be damned.


17 posted on 10/24/2012 8:56:07 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: bd476

Don’t lose sight of something besides Hillary’s own ambitions - the Chelsea factor. Only Hillary knows whether she really is up for a run in 2016, but Chelsea is 32, and everyone knows that parents will do extraordinary things for their children. It’s easy to say “oh, they’re monsters” but they are real people who have emotions and react like anyone else, and Hillary’s strongest allegiance is never going to be to BHO. I think a major factor is going to be her perception of which action taken now will leave the strongest legacy for herself and perhaps Chelsea down the road. She will never willingly take a bullet for someone else.


18 posted on 10/24/2012 8:56:14 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: Elyse

“Nothing can exonerate Hillary because she has already participated in the coverup.”

Worth repeating.


19 posted on 10/24/2012 8:56:53 PM PDT by FryingPan101 (2016 looms)
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To: bd476

Good luck with that.


20 posted on 10/24/2012 8:58:02 PM PDT by Republican1795.
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To: bd476

“300 to 400 national security officials received emails detailing the Benghazi terrorist attack as it was happening”

These guys have to testify. Get an independent prosecutor now.


21 posted on 10/24/2012 8:58:23 PM PDT by Rennes Templar (Gasoline @ $4.00 per gal. = not optimal)
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To: bd476
I have often wondered if Obama’s policies and beliefs have been too extreme even for the Clinton's. As far left as they are, I can't imagine that they would really want the country to go down the tubes the way that Obama, Axelrod, etc. truly want.

I don't think Bill really wanted to speak for him at the convention. And, I don't think Hillary likes working closely with Obama. She is happy with the distance between them. She will have to defend herself if she wants to run in the future.

22 posted on 10/24/2012 8:58:53 PM PDT by Swede Girl
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To: scbison; bd476

This is a zero-sum game for the future of the democratic party.

It only matters who survives, not how weakened you are, as long as your enemy is dead.


23 posted on 10/24/2012 8:59:01 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: bd476

They’re dribbling the info - there’s no way Hillary will fall on the sword for Jarrett let alone Obama.


24 posted on 10/24/2012 8:59:10 PM PDT by bronxville (Margaret Sanger - “We do not want word to go out that we want to exterminate the Negro population,)
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To: Brandonmark
Hillary already sold out to Obama in exchange for him retiring her 2008 campaign debt and it is doubtful she would cross him at this point.

However, since her current campaign debt is down from owing $25 million and now only owes $100,000 to Mark Penn, Doug Schoen and Michael Berland for campaign consulting, she could afford to turn on Obama.

25 posted on 10/24/2012 8:59:37 PM PDT by Brandonmark (2012: Our Hope IS Change!)
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To: bd476

Hillary is a pathological liar. I would not put much weight in what she says.
It wasn’t that long ago she was blaming the video for the attack. This is all
Just rope-a-dope, a diversion.


26 posted on 10/24/2012 8:59:54 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: youngidiot; bd476

She knows what SHE did to Vince Foster. Same could happen to Chelsea, meaning “Breitbarted”???

These people are very screwed and calculated!!!


27 posted on 10/24/2012 9:00:12 PM PDT by danamco (-)
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To: bd476

“she doesn’t want to be viewed as a traitor to the Democratic party.”

These Dems never heard of putting country before party.

They have absolutely no SHAME!

Power Mongers and Traitors All!


28 posted on 10/24/2012 9:01:25 PM PDT by PoloSec ( Believe the Gospel: how that Christ died for our sins, was buried and rose again)
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To: bd476; xzins

She needs to resign and then march into Darryl Issa’s committee room and swear herself in. Like Jack Ryan did in Clear and Present Danger.

Her only hope of salvaging her political career is to come clean. Obama will destroy her if she doesn’t make the first move.


29 posted on 10/24/2012 9:01:36 PM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds.)
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To: FryingPan101

Many times


30 posted on 10/24/2012 9:03:08 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: bd476

I wouldn’t hold my breath as she stood alongside Obama repeating his lies. If there are files that would exonerate her they could arrange for them to be leaked just as the recent memos have been leaked. There are ways around it and the Clintons are very adept getting information out there.


31 posted on 10/24/2012 9:05:20 PM PDT by StarFan
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To: Brandonmark

I disagree.... I think Hillary would cross him.... makes sense... if he wins, at the end of the next 4 years, the country will be a total mess and weary of anyone associated to Obama.... so likely that the 2016 election would be won by a Republican. So let Obama lose now, so that Hillary could run 2016.


32 posted on 10/24/2012 9:05:38 PM PDT by Heff (Half this country is that stupid.)
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To: P-Marlowe

For some reason Issa and the GOP are afraid of her.
Maybe she still has copies of those FBI files. She should have been the first to be put under oath.


33 posted on 10/24/2012 9:07:24 PM PDT by tennmountainman
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To: scbison

Hillary would rather be a traitor to the USA than to the rat party.

She’s true to form isn’t she - subjecting herself to endless humiliation for the sake of her so called husband and the rat party. And now she’s rewarded with pretending to be the United States Secretary of State.


34 posted on 10/24/2012 9:08:40 PM PDT by Aria ( 2008 wasn't an election - it was a coup d'etat.)
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To: bd476

It seems to me that the failure to protect our people in Benghazi is simple politics. Obama did not want to upset the Muslim Brotherhood by inserting US military in a rescue attempt. Obama has decided to back the Brotherhood and keeping on their good side was, in Obama’s mind, worth the lives of the four Americans. He may have been further influenced by the fact that the Ambassador and his guard were white.


35 posted on 10/24/2012 9:09:12 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: bd476

As much as can’t stand Slick Willie he is right. This would be a politically astute move for Hillary. The party would not blame her, Obama is going to lose anyway and if she brings him down harder, less crap on the party is probably what they will think. He can be the sacrifice. They can spend the next 4 years blaming it on Obama. Come on Hillary do it, or at least leak those documents through someone else. Leave them lying on a desk somewhere.......


36 posted on 10/24/2012 9:13:17 PM PDT by MomwithHope (Buy and read Ameritopia by Mark Levin!)
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To: bd476

Man Up Hilary! Do the right thing now!!


37 posted on 10/24/2012 9:19:02 PM PDT by NJBushcountry
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To: bd476

As much as I’d like to believe it, this sounds like a huge CYA for all parties involved in the coverup.

1. Provides Hillary cover from charges of incompetence by spreading a rumor that she asked for more security.
2. Allows Hillary to look good with the socialist party by making her appear fiercely loyal to the point of falling on the sword.
3. Bill gets cover by simply being able to deny the story.
4. Obama gets cover by also being able to deny the story and to continue to allow Hillary to take the heat.

An attempt to make lemonade out of lemons.

It would be great if I was wrong.


38 posted on 10/24/2012 9:19:53 PM PDT by mmichaels1970
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To: FortWorthPatriot

Hopefully she’ll do the right thing and stand up on her own two feet.


39 posted on 10/24/2012 9:21:42 PM PDT by bd476
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To: Elyse
Nothing can exonerate Hillary because she has already participated in the coverup.

You got that right. This was the perfect storm.

40 posted on 10/24/2012 9:23:07 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (On Sesame Street, Obama is brought to you by the letter O and the number 16 billion. - Mitt Romney)
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To: FortWorthPatriot
So she rather be a traitor to the United States instead.

What's your point? I mean she's been that since...well Arkansas days. She sold out when hubby abused all those women. To cling to her power.

41 posted on 10/24/2012 9:25:04 PM PDT by tpanther (Science was, is and will forever be a small subset of God's creation.)
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To: bd476
" The emails revealed that the Libyan radical Islamic group Ansar al-Sharia claimed responsibility for the attack just two hours after it began. White House officials told CBS News that an unmanned Predator drone was sent over the U.S. mission in Libya, providing Washington with a live feed to the chaos that unfolded. "

So folks ? 2 hours after this happened the White House knew that this was a terrorist attack because the Islamic group Ansar al-Sharia claimed responsibility for the attack.
And ? they had time to send a predator drone to check things out.
So ? what do we get from this ?
They had eyes on the ground and eyes in the air watching all of this take place.... so there is no excuse " they didn't know " .
Also ? the " video " was all a convenient lie and excuse to CYA.
They knew within the first 2 hours that the Islamic group Ansar al-Sharia claimed responsibility for the attack.. so the " Video " had NOTHING to do with this.
42 posted on 10/24/2012 9:26:35 PM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: bigbob

Chelsea Has Two Daddies. And they have both sold her down the river, long ago. This is just the denouement.


43 posted on 10/24/2012 9:28:29 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (On Sesame Street, Obama is brought to you by the letter O and the number 16 billion. - Mitt Romney)
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To: bd476
Hillary! Listen to me...

The Democrat Party you think you're protecting is long gone, dead, taken over.

You have no chance with this crew.

Do the right thing, and you can be the leader of a reemerging party!

-PJ

44 posted on 10/24/2012 9:28:36 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too (If you are the Posterity of We the People, then you are a Natural Born Citizen.)
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To: bd476

Touché!


45 posted on 10/24/2012 9:28:54 PM PDT by Bon mots (Abu Ghraib: 47 Times on the front page of the NY Times | Benghazi: 2 Times)
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To: TomGuy

Politics aside, Hillary has to stand up and stand up now.
It’s her opportunity and obligation here to do real good.
Long term personal consequences-she shouldn’t think twice about them
because American lives were lost and disturbing precedents set for
all in the future.

She just needs to do the right thing and speak the truth.

Okay, now political considerations: Just name one person who lost
their life from or during the Watergate episode.

Think Hillary.

Hillary do the right thing and do it now. It is your job.


46 posted on 10/24/2012 9:29:04 PM PDT by bd476
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To: TornadoAlley3

Hopefully Hillary will do the right thing.


47 posted on 10/24/2012 9:30:12 PM PDT by bd476
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To: P-Marlowe
Her only hope of salvaging her political career is to come clean. Obama will destroy her if she doesn’t make the first move.

Leave the gun. Take the cannolies.

48 posted on 10/24/2012 9:31:39 PM PDT by Albion Wilde (On Sesame Street, Obama is brought to you by the letter O and the number 16 billion. - Mitt Romney)
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To: bd476

Right now it looks like Hillary is responsible for the death of four people. If she really was thwarted from attempting to prevent that event why would she want that blame? Causing death of Americans or bringing down a corrupt regime? Which would you want to be remembered for in 10 years?


49 posted on 10/24/2012 9:31:52 PM PDT by Truth is a Weapon (Truth, it hurts so good.)
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To: scbison

As bad as the Clintons were, no one is as narcissistic as Obama.


50 posted on 10/24/2012 9:33:25 PM PDT by bd476
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