Skip to comments.Hillary Clinton Praises Belafonte's Anti-US Rant
Posted on 09/24/2005 8:51:06 AM PDT by InvisibleChurch
2008 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton praised anti-American activist Harry Belafonte on Thursday after Belafonte charged that U.S. foreign policy had "wrecked the planet."
"There's a lot of people out here who are really pissed off," Belafonte told the Congressional Black Caucus, with Mrs. Clinton and Rep. Charlie Rangel standing nearby.
"Our foreign policy has made a wreck of this planet," Belafonte complained. "I'm always in Africa . . . And when I go to these places I see American policy written on the walls of oppression everywhere."
The former calypso singer's anti-U.S. rant won immediate praise from Hillary, who stepped up to the microphone and told the crowd: "What Harry said is so important."
In quotes aired nationally by radio host Rush Limbaugh, Clinton explained that in last year's presidential election, "we heard a lot . . . about moral values. And you know as well as I do that there's a big move on to get people to forget that it's not only private morality, but public morality that needs to be looked at and considered."
Hillary then charged that the Bush administration had made "a concerted effort to make it even harder for poor people and non-English-speaking people and elderly people to vote in this country."
Clinton was followed to the podium by Rep. Rangel, who wasted no time in disparaging President Bush as a racist.
"George Bush is our 'Bull' Connor," Rangel railed. "And if that doesn't get to you, nothing will be able to get to you, and it's time for us to be able to say that we're sick and tired and we're fired up and we're not going to take it anymore!"
Mrs. Clinton offered no objection to the president of the United States being compared to one of America's most notorious racists.
I knew she would slip and let her mask of "centrism" drop... they always show their true colors.
That's right Hill. You have been all wrong posing as a "centerist"! Take the mask off and show the people the REAL Hillary. Come out of the closet Hillary and show the world your real Marxist heart.
Rush had a grip of sound bites from that hate fest on his show yesterday.
When I got home and settled down for the night, TCM was airing a movie with Calypso Harry. I immediately turned on my DVD player and popped in a Greta Garbo movie.
Belafonte has been a rabid anti-U.S. hate-monger for decades. His comments are no surprise. What is surprising is that someone who envisions themselves as 'main stream' would buy into his disgusting rhetoric.
This is... the true Hillary Clinton. She hates the republic we love, with a passion.
God forbid this woman ever become president.
The FoxNews part baffles me as well. This woman "MUST" be seen for what she is. Now.
Can't forget that TCM is Jane Fonda's Ex's outfit. She's on the road again, from what I hear, but the veggie bus hasn't been in the news much that I have seen...
Yeah, I heard the clips on Rush as well. Hillary was slippin into a y'all accent. if it wasn't so funny, I would have vomited. she'd do a little y'all down home type thang, and vasilate back and forth to the other politician "speak" she does..
I support Hillary Clinton cause she talks about getting tough on illegal immigration.... /s
if the GOP candidate for president against her in '08 doesn't use tape of this to bring her down then he doesn't deserve to win.
Imagine, it's all because of us that Africa and the world are in such a terrible mess. Earth would be like Heaven if only the evil USA had never existed. Imagine that.
I know. And whenever they air of Hanoi Jane's films, I either switch the channel or pop in another DVD. Can't stand the sight of her or any of the other Leftist Hollywood boobs who rant about how much they hate America yet still want us to go see their lousy movies.
The heck with them all.
I wonder what he would have thought if he hadn't had those 3 lines just 5 minutes before...
If the Bush administration & the GOP don't forcefully denounce these comments and/or urge their Democratic counterparts to do so, then they deserve to be harrassed and stereotyped.
Harder to vote. What baloney.
ID cards will not only be free, but for those who can't travel to the places to obtain one, officials will send someone to your HOME to get one. For Free.
Hillary lies. Again. Film at 11:00.
Yes, Garbo and Cagney, Bogart, Davis, Crawford, Flynn...and a whole host of other classic Hollywood stars who could act circles around this current crop of posers and cry babies.
How is it that even THIS get's twisted into a Bush bash by some Freepers?????? Just unfricken believable.
Just where is the Bush-bashing here?
Do you agree or not that the Bush administration/GOP needs to hold these clowns accountable on these hateful remarks, or do you think they should resume biting the pillow?
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