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IDIOT OF THE WEEK...(Clinton)
Iconoclast.ca ^ | 01-25-03 | Iconoclast

Posted on 01/25/2003 11:18:00 AM PST by cody32127

It appears that former U.S. presidents don't just leave office and fade away. Rather, they brood over their dwindling influence and compulsively seek public attention with ever more ridiculous public pronouncement and publicity stunts.

Enter America's biggest walking, talking political joke, William Jefferson Clinton. As popular Big Apple columnist Mugger recently opined:

Clinton is a national embarrassment, a bored and bitter politician whose weekly routine is a mixture of lucrative (and usually incoherent) speeches around the world, socializing with celebrities and criticizing Bush with an unprecedented zeal, demolishing the tradition of an ex-president keeping mum, at least for several years, about his successor. Even Jimmy Carter, who disgracefully accepted a Nobel Peace Prize that was awarded to him only as a rebuke to Bush, looks graceful in comparison. Witness Bill Clinton's recent ill-chosen remarks accusing the Republican Party of playing the "race card" in recent elections by pursuing a cynical Southern strategy of exploiting antipathy against minority members among white voters. Notwithstanding the sheer untruthfulness of Clinton's remarks, it's not as if Bill Clinton never played the race card himself in past elections, playing on the irrational fears of poor blacks by demonizing evil KKK stalwart Newt Gingrich as the Grinch who was going to eliminate Social Security and take away minority members' welfare checks.

In his recent column, Mugger predicted that Bill Clinton will disappear from the American political scene in 2003. Of course, this whimsical New Year's prediction is simply wishful thinking. The empty shell that is the real Bill Clinton would simply implode if he couldn't schmooze worshipful gatherings of gullible rich admirers around the world, or preen before the TV news cameras. The only way he's going to disappear from public life in 2003 is if he's thrown in the slammer for his many past crimes, as he well should be.


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption
KEYWORDS: chicomwilly; clintoon; dirtxpotus; disgraced; impeached; rapist; sinkmiester; slickwillie; teflonbill; traitor

1 posted on 01/25/2003 11:18:00 AM PST by cody32127
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To: cody32127
The only way he's going to disappear from public life in 2003 is if he's thrown in the slammer for his many past crimes, as he well should be.

A jealous husband/boyfriend might make him disappear.

2 posted on 01/25/2003 11:23:50 AM PST by Paul Atreides
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To: cody32127
Clinton - idiot of the week?? Naw - I submit he's an idiot for all time!! (A dangerous, amoral one at that!)
3 posted on 01/25/2003 11:28:52 AM PST by Lando Lincoln
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To: cody32127
It seems as if bill clinton will be with us until his admirers in the media and rich liberals willing to pay him $100,000 a pop to schmooze with them grow old and pass on to their rewards.

Since roughly 33% of the American electorate twice revealed that they would vote for bill clinton no matter what, that may take a while.

Of course it's always possible his nose will fall off first.
4 posted on 01/25/2003 11:29:19 AM PST by Cicero
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To: cody32127
This is the most accurate, succinct description of clinton and his activities that I've seen. I cannot understand why the liberal and conservative media continue to speculate on hillary, as though she has any kind of proven ability as a leader, as a potential president! It's akin to Hollywood hero-worship in my mind. Utterly baseless.
5 posted on 01/25/2003 11:30:19 AM PST by bayareablues
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To: cody32127
Pee Wee will never be held accountable by the Justice System. Nearly half the country lost their moral compasses a long time ago. Thanks to rapists and perverts and perjurers like Pee Wee and Hitlery even blackmail has become an acceptable practice...Slave Reparations, anyone?


6 posted on 01/25/2003 11:44:40 AM PST by geedee
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To: cody32127
The real danger is if Hillary runs successfully for President. That will reestabish the two of them as co-Presidents. I've mentioned this in other posts, but I've reregistered as a DEM so that I have a voice in the DEM primary. I'll probably vote for Sharpton just to shake things up a bit. I would encourage anyone else in New York State to do the same. Bush is a given as the Repub. candidate in 2004. I hope he thinks very clearly about his choice of VP because that will be the person best positioned for the Presidential nomination in 2008. I'd love to see GW and Rudy in 2004, then Rudy and Condi Rice in 2008. I think those are unbeatable packages. I like the current VP very much but, as a Presidential candidate in 2008, I don't think he has a chance. There are the issues of his health, his age and his ties to the oil industry that could destroy his chances. The Repubs. have to be smart in '04 and '08. They can't shoot themselves in the foot and paint themselves into every available corner of the given room as they did with Dole.
7 posted on 01/25/2003 11:52:51 AM PST by NYDave
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To: NYDave
but I've reregistered as a DEM so that I have a voice in the DEM primary.

You know, Dave, that's the "New Politics" in operation now. I am going to re-reg as a Dem in my state too, then flip back or register independent. The Dems play this cynical game and after being one of Barry's Boys in '64, being drafted by Lyndon Johnson (D-TX) in '68, and enduring Clinton for eight long miserable years, I am just not into "playing fair" anymore.

8 posted on 01/25/2003 12:35:44 PM PST by elbucko (.."and he who has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one"..Luke: 22,36.)
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To: Paul Atreides
A jealous husband/boyfriend might make him disappear.

We can only hope...;~)

9 posted on 01/25/2003 12:37:54 PM PST by elbucko (.."and he who has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one"..Luke: 22,36.)
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To: cody32127
Clinton is a national embarrassment,

Geez, that's an understatement. Having Clinton in the White House was like putting wax paper in the outhouse. Bill only made a mess.

10 posted on 01/25/2003 12:43:16 PM PST by elbucko (the second mouse gets the cheese.)
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To: NYDave
I'd love to see GW and Rudy in 2004,

Oh,yeah. Bubba-2 and a VP to the left of Al Gore. Good choice! Why not vote communist and be done with it? Or a Bubbette! and Sharpton ticket?

then Rudy and Condi Rice in 2008.

There ya go! A "price" and a VP whose only qualifications are gender and race! Well,maybe sexual orientations too,since she seems to have never had a boyfriend. Presidential pandering! Wadda ticket!

I think those are unbeatable packages.

And I think that if that is the best we can do,there is no longer any point in pretending we are a free country.

11 posted on 01/25/2003 12:46:29 PM PST by sneakypete
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To: cody32127
It appears that former Democrat U.S. presidents don't just leave office and fade away.

Let's not umbrella ALL the former presidents.

12 posted on 01/25/2003 12:46:51 PM PST by EGPWS
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To: elbucko
>(.."and he who has no sword, let him sell his garment and buy one"..Luke: 22,36.)

----------------------------------------
Luke 22:38--

So they said, "Lord, look, here are two swords."
And He said to them, "It is enough."
----------------------------------------

Jesus needed swords
to make a point ten verses
later. It wasn't

heavenly sanction
for everyone to run out
and purchase weapons.

(I'm not saying don't
buy guns. But people should stop
waving this Scripture...)

13 posted on 01/25/2003 12:46:56 PM PST by theFIRMbss
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To: cody32127
His wife's no rocket scientist either.
14 posted on 01/25/2003 12:48:20 PM PST by Bullish
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To: elbucko
No one plays fair but, least of, all the DEMS. I appreciate your choice to do the flip. I'll flip again, at some point, if there are several interesting Repubs. in some upcoming race. As I've posted before, I would love it if New York State had open primaries so we could all have a voice with all of the parties.
15 posted on 01/25/2003 12:49:37 PM PST by NYDave
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To: sneakypete
I gather, from your response, that you don't care for GW. I'm not a total supporter of him. He has his warts but will be the candidate for the Repubs in '04. I don't think you understand Rudy. He did a fine job in running this city, in this man's opinion. Also, Condi is not just about race and gender. She's a very bright and knowledgable lady, particularly in foreign policy.

To be honest with you, I like Harry Browne but he's not electable. I think we all tend to vote for the lesser of many evils. I've voted against Gore, Clinton, et. al.
16 posted on 01/25/2003 12:56:14 PM PST by NYDave
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To: elbucko
I am just not into "playing fair" anymore.

Megadittos. I'll be registering as a Dem here in California as well.

17 posted on 01/25/2003 12:59:39 PM PST by WarSlut (Sharpton in '04)
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To: cody32127
I think Clinton got a good long look at the writing on the wall on his trip back from Australia just after 9.11 and he has been in panic mode ever since.
18 posted on 01/25/2003 1:02:01 PM PST by Diana Rose (For what it is worth)
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To: NYDave
The real danger is if Hillary runs successfully for President.

Not to diminish the dangers of TOWWTBO (The One Who Wants to Be Obeyed), but don't put too much stock in the recent Democrat polling numbers. Dems are notoriously ill-informed. Most of those polled didn't even know who John Edwards was.

It was a name recognition poll only. If Barbra Streisand was one of the choices, she would have beat Lieberman by double-digits, too.

The amount of vote-fraud that TSWIA (Smartest Woman in America) would require to win the White House would ignite a civil war before they could finish counting the votes.

It cannot happen. Hillary cannot win. Ever.

19 posted on 01/25/2003 1:08:32 PM PST by WarSlut (Sharpton in '04)
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To: geedee
Love that cartoon, it is so true. I saved it to my scumbag file.
20 posted on 01/25/2003 1:23:23 PM PST by raisincane
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To: WarSlut
"It cannot happen. Hillary cannot win. Ever."

You're a breath of fresh air. I agree with you about polls. Polls can be constructed to show whatever results the pollster wants to achieve, in may cases.

Hillary did win the Senate seat here in NY. The Republican Party needs to get its act together with respect to choosing candidates. Hillary is a threat. The amount of voter fraud is frightening. Why, for example, was there an over 90% voter turnout in several DEM precincts in some of the larger cities in 2000? Why were these turnouts not investigated? FR is a forum where people can encourage others to just get out and vote. I don't pretend to dictate how one should vote, but just participate, just do it. Otherwise, the special interests will prevail.

Register DEM and vote for Sharpton in the DEM primaries. That should shove a finger into a very uncomfortable place in the DEM party. Let's see how they handle a good show for Al in the primaries.


21 posted on 01/25/2003 1:32:31 PM PST by NYDave
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To: Cicero
Something will fall off, but it won't be his nose.
22 posted on 01/25/2003 1:37:32 PM PST by Deb
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To: sneakypete
We must be a free country...you're walking around.
23 posted on 01/25/2003 1:40:50 PM PST by Deb
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To: cody32127
Idiot of the Week? I thought Bubba'd retired the trophy.
24 posted on 01/25/2003 1:44:22 PM PST by RichInOC (...heck, I thought he was in the Hall of Fame...)
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To: Paul Atreides
Billyblythe and Hillary sold their souls to the Devil. Neither will "pay for their crimes" in THIS world. Payment will be grand; but we won't see it.
25 posted on 01/25/2003 1:51:43 PM PST by bannie
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To: WarSlut
They cheat.
26 posted on 01/25/2003 2:06:29 PM PST by bannie
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To: WarSlut
Should The Ankle somehow become president, it would indeed spark a civil war. One which I would participate in as a rebel against her regime.
27 posted on 01/25/2003 3:55:29 PM PST by 11B3 (There is a difference between dissention and sedition. Dems should learn it.)
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To: NYDave
I don't think Cheney has any intention of trying to succeed Bush in 2008, but I don't see the Vice Presidency as the best launching pad for a Presidential campaign anyway. It confers a high level of name recognition but no real authority.

Since the 12th Amendment changed the way the Vice President is selected, there have been only two Vice Presidents who successfully won the Presidency immediately after the President they served: Martin van Buren and George H. W. Bush. Against that set John C. Breckinridge in 1860, Richard Nixon in 1960, Hubert Humphrey in 1968, and Al Gore in 2000, who tried and failed.

For prime candidates in 2008, assuming Bush is re-elected, we should think in terms of Cabinet officers, Republican governors, and leaders in Congress such as Senator Frist. If Cheney doesn't want a second term as VP, Bush should pick the person who can best help him in that role, not necessarily the person he thinks could most easily win the Presidency in 2008. Remember that in 1988, Ronald Reagan did not take sides in the Republican primary contest.

28 posted on 01/25/2003 4:18:07 PM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: NYDave
Why, for example, was there an over 90% voter turnout in several DEM precincts in some of the larger cities in 2000?

Because they cheat. You know it, I know it, they know it and everyone with a trace of intellectual honesty knows it. It's so blatant and rampant that I don't even think a 90% turnout in an overwhelmingly Dem district can be considered a particularly successful effort for them. Several districts in Philadelphia had in excess of 100% turnout in the 2000 election. When they start smashing the boundaries of what's mathematically possible, that's when you know the Rats have got their fraud on (as the kids say).

Register DEM and vote for Sharpton in the DEM primaries. That should shove a finger into a very uncomfortable place in the DEM party. Let's see how they handle a good show for Al in the primaries.

The Rats are about to get a lesson in "what comes around goes around". Remember how they went to polls in droves for McCain? It's time to return the favor.

29 posted on 01/25/2003 4:40:17 PM PST by WarSlut (Sharpton in '04)
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To: NYDave
I gather, from your response, that you don't care for GW.

I have nothing but comtempt for him,but he is the reincarnation of Barry Goldwater compared to Rudy.

He has his warts but will be the candidate for the Repubs in '04.

Sad to say,but I agree.

I don't think you understand Rudy.

I understand him perfectly,he is a "law and order" leftist.

Also, Condi is not just about race and gender. She's a very bright and knowledgable lady, particularly in foreign policy.

No doubt,but if she were a white male,nobody would be mentioning her name,and when they did,people would say "Who?". Republicans are desperate to "prove" that they aren't racists,so many seem to have a tendency to want to crown any black who speakes regular English and is to the right of Jesse Jackson. Grading Condi on her credentials and bio alone,she is not qualified to even be considered as a VP candidate. She has never been elected to anything. Let her go home to Ca and run for Boxer or Fineswine's Senate seat,and get some "seasoning",and then we will see. To be honest with you, I like Harry Browne but he's not electable.

You're right.

I think we all tend to vote for the lesser of many evils. I've voted against Gore, Clinton, et. al.

I've done that the last few election cycles,but will never do it again. When you continue to vote for the lesser of two evils,not only are you STILL voting for evil,but you are not giving either main political party any reason to run anything but their standard evil candidates. As long as we keep voting for these criminals,the parties will keep running them. Unless we get lucky and somebody beats Bubba-2 in the primary,I will not be voting for a presidential candidate in 2004.

30 posted on 01/25/2003 4:59:27 PM PST by sneakypete
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To: Deb
We must be a free country...you're walking around.

And it really galls you,doesn't it? Don't worry,your hero Ali Bubba-2 will no doubt soon have his "Office of Reich Security" stormtroopers running around arresting people without warrants and holding them without bail or legal representation for such major crimes as being critical of royalty.

31 posted on 01/25/2003 5:05:32 PM PST by sneakypete
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To: 11B3
Should The Ankle somehow become president, it would indeed spark a civil war. One which I would participate in as a rebel against her regime.

A cause as worthy as fighting Islamofacism, as far as I'm concerned.

Should it come to that, you won't be alone. Not by a long shot.

32 posted on 01/25/2003 5:26:32 PM PST by WarSlut (Sharpton in '04.... the movement starts here)
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To: cody32127
Unfortunatly, and I'm still in disbelief, there are people that still support the Klintons. I'm still trying to figure out how this can be. My theory so far is that otherwise seemingly functional people are just plain STUPID.
33 posted on 01/25/2003 5:37:58 PM PST by muslims=borg (History repeats itself because people are too stupid to learn from it.)
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To: WarSlut
Amen. Well stated.
34 posted on 01/26/2003 8:36:34 AM PST by NYDave
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To: Verginius Rufus
Well stated. Thanks for your response. I still like Rudy and the way that he could launch himself into the public arena could be the vice presidency or, better yet, unseat Hillary and her Senate seat in '06. Not a bad idea.
35 posted on 01/26/2003 8:39:28 AM PST by NYDave
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To: cody32127
"The empty shell that is the real Bill Clinton would simply implode if he couldn't schmooze worshipful gatherings of gullible rich admirers around the world, or preen before the TV news cameras."

All I Need Now Is My Own Talk Show
"My Best Tricks I Got From Hillary"


36 posted on 01/26/2003 8:43:21 AM PST by Happy2BMe (It's All About You - It's All About Me - It's All About Being Free!)
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