Skip to comments.Clinton Says She Must Counterattack
Posted on 01/25/2008 6:21:13 AM PST by NCDragon
WASHINGTON Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday she must respond in kind to attacks from rival Barack Obama even though she'd rather keep the race for the Democratic presidential nomination focused on their differences on public policy issues.
"I try not to attack first, but I have to defend myself - I do have to counterpunch," Clinton told NBC's "Today Show."
"I took a lot of incoming fire for many, many months and I was happy to absorb it because obviously, you know, I felt that was part of my responsibility. But toward the end of a campaign you have to set the record straight," the New York senator said.
Clinton, Obama and their campaigns have exchanged increasingly hard-hitting jabs in recent days over race, his relationship with a Chicago developer, her vote on the Iraq war, and other issues. Clinton stopped airing a South Carolina radio ad critical of Obama on Thursday and Obama took down his radio response in an attempt to cool the angry public spat.
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“I try not to attack first, but I have to defend myself - I do have to counterpunch,” Clinton told NBC’s “Today Show.”
Once again the Clintons practice the politics of personal destruction while pretending to be the victim.
Oh, yeah, I forgot, it's the MSM.
Everyone gets dirty, but the toons like it.
She better start inventing nice things to say about him.
Gee. Does this mean she’s going to do some of that awful negative campaigning that the MSM is always telling us “the public has had enough of?”
They’re both friggin’ liberals to the extreme. I hope they knock each other out. 50 million babies is 50 million too many.
I saw her say that, and I marveled at how the Clintons can attack others viciously at length, then claim they must respond as if the other side just started something.
Hillary is seriously mental.
She is having a gatling gun mounted on her broom. Baaarack better watch out.
Well she's already trying to warp Obama's admission that Reagan changed America into claiming that Obama must have a hidden shrine to Reagan in his basement and might actually be a closet Republican.
One cankle to rule them all and find them,
Another cankle, in the darkness blinds them.
Her and her husband are sociopaths. They deserve each other.
Same cr** she pulled on Lazio.
But WE don’t deserve either one of them.
How many free appearances to promote herself has she gotten on the Today show, and other Liberal “news” shows? It is campaigning with free airtime, and she does not appear to want to appear on a FoxNews show to be asked other-than-softball questions?
The usual girl thing “He hit me first!”
Same cr** she pulled on Lazio.
Yes. However, that Lazio event was a big gasp moment. My hope is the public gets used to Evita having to shoulder criticism instead of getting away with “how dare you!” Then she can be criticized real good.
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