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To: OPS4

THis is a pretty poorly written list, with all kinds of straw-man arguments and criteria.

“The first elected president in U.S. history to be impeached-Dec. 19, 1998.”

Well yes, Johnson was only elected VP...

“The first U.S. president to order an armored assault on a church, resulting in the deaths of 55 members of the congregation along with 25 of their children. (Waco-April 19, 1993)”

This is pretty bad indeed regardless of the fact armor has not been around a century yet.

“The first U.S. presidential candidate to accept financial support from a KGB spy. (Aldrich Ames-$7,000, 1991, 92)”

Who wrote this? There is no telling how many KGB spies have contributed to candidates. Does the author think he has a comprehensive list or something?

“The first president to consult with Congress about combat troop deployment while simultaneously receiving oral sex-according to Monica Lewinsky and Rep. Sonny Callahan. (Starr Report-Sept. 1998)”

Wasn’t really practical before the telephone, but this is actually unprovable anyway, Clinton is the only one to get caught. Would JFK have done it?

“The first U.S. president to launch unprovoked missile attacks on two sovereign nations. (Sudan, Afghanistan-Aug. 20, 1998)”

Very narrow criterion there, since missiles haven’t been available for most of US history. Has any president launched unprovoked attacks on 2 countries in their term before (depending on meaning of ‘provoked’ I suspect many have)? Does it being a missile attack make it different?

135 posted on 02/18/2008 6:26:17 PM PST by WoofDog123
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To: WoofDog123

Well the list stands, are you agreeing with Clintons actions?

136 posted on 02/18/2008 6:41:34 PM PST by OPS4 (Ops4 God Bless America!)
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