Skip to comments.Sick Children Barred From Mrs. Clinton's Hospital Visit -- 3/11/1997
Posted on 12/17/2007 3:30:22 PM PST by doug from upland
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Well, you can’t blame Hillary. Afterall, one of these sick urchins just might urp all over her breasteses.
New Clinton campaign out to show her likability
WZZM 13 News ^ | 12/17/07 | Jill Lawrence
Posted on 12/17/2007 2:28:58 PM PST by DWar
New York Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, trying to warm up an image some voters perceive as cold, starts a drive Monday to showcase her personal side with testimonials from friends, associates and constituents she has helped.
The online and in-person campaign, complete with a website called TheHillaryIKnow.com, comes a day after Clinton won a key endorsement from The Des Moines Register and her chief rival in the Democratic nomination race, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama, was endorsed by The Boston Globe.
The rush of endorsements comes as candidates angle for advantage in Iowa’s Jan. 3 caucuses and New Hampshire’s Jan. 8 primary. Weighing in on Iowa’s tight three-way Democratic battle for first place, the Register called Clinton “best prepared to confront the enormous challenges the nation faces.”
The Globe, circulated widely in New Hampshire, said Obama has “the leadership skills to reset the country’s reputation in the world” and “a healthy independence from the established order” at home. The freshman senator has surpassed Clinton in some Iowa polls and created buzz touring last weekend with Oprah Winfrey.
Clinton had an unfavorable rating of 50% in a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll this month, compared with mid-30s for Obama and former North Carolina senator John Edwards. She was rated least friendly of the three in a recent Pew Research Center poll.
Taking steps to fix the problem, Clinton has brought her mother and daughter to Iowa and featured them in TV ads. One of Clinton’s constituents, Shannon Mallozzi of East Northport, N.Y., was on her way there Sunday as part of the new campaign. Mallozzi has a 6-year-old daughter with an incurable brain disease called hydrocephalus. As she waited to catch a plane to Des Moines for two days of campaigning, she said she spent a half-hour with Clinton several years ago to describe the disease and ask how to encourage federal research.
“She made me feel like it was just two mothers” talking in her car, Mallozzi said, then worked with her to get action on the disease and checked up on her daughter’s health. Mallozzi said she once viewed Clinton as aloof and remote, but “she’s anything but that.”
Mark Penn, a top Clinton strategist, said that’s the message: “It’s important for people to understand the depth of Hillary, the way she has helped people.”
Citing the Register endorsement, Clinton on Sunday said she’s “picking up momentum.” Edwards, who got the paper’s endorsement in 2004, appeared on three TV talk shows to discuss a rejection he made clear he knew was coming. The Register said Sunday that “his harsh anti-corporate rhetoric would make it difficult to work with the business community to forge change.”
“They have a position. I respectfully disagree with it,” Edwards said on ABC’s This Week.
The Register and USA TODAY are owned by Gannett.
Obama’s camp circulated the Globe endorsement and the Register editorial board’s published account of its deliberations. One editor said the choice amounted to FDR vs. JFK.
It’s unclear how much impact newspaper endorsements have on voters. At the very least, however, they offer candidates the appearance of momentum and something to brag about in ads, press releases and pitches for money.
Where’s the original picture?
Where’s the original picture?
I have searched and searched to no avail. Someone has the nespaper with this photo somewhere.
Hillary’s reference to the story - http://184.108.40.206/search?q=cache:uBmWMWxtvOgJ:www.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,985857,00.html+georgetown+university+medical+center+maurice+sendak+visit+hillary&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=2&gl=us
i’ll finish reading when i’m done throwing up.
I’d much rather she abuse some poor, unfortunte feline than children.
GRAPHIC: Photo, tyler mallory for The Washington Post, Hillary Clinton joins Jeremy Cockerham, Jewellianna Palencia and other children of staff members at Georgetown University Medical Center for a reading by popular childrens author Maurice Sendak.
So it sure looks like the part about children of staff being used as props is accurate. Even the most hardened Hillary defender has to ask the question: Why go all that way to a children's hospital to meet with healthy children of staffers?
Did the photographer (Ron Edmonds) stray from the script?
(Is he still alive? <- joke)
GRAPHIC: PICTURE CAPTION, Saturday, January 11, 1997 FROM THE TOP: Capital Diary ILLUSTRATION: BW photo by RON EDMONDS/Associated Press First lady Hillary Rodham Clinton and author Maurice Sendak read his ``Where the Wild Things Are and discuss the importance of reading with patients Friday at Georgetown University Medical Center. Status: Not Found
YES, they were to discuss the importance of reading with patients, not healthy children of the staff
The sick children have enough problems without a visit from the beast.
You did check through the FR archives? I am sure I have seen the article and picture right here on FR.
Thank you for your diligence and perseverence, Doug.
I’ve never seen the photo.
I have, but keep Hillary away from the poor sick kids, she’ll just make them worse.
Okay, folks. I have been given a tip that the photo is at the entrance of the pedriatics ward, 5th floor. Someone needs to get a photo of the photo.
She gave up her soul for power.
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