Sunday, May 25, 2008

Bill Clinton Pissed Off again.. This time about how his wife has been treated

Former President Bill Clinton in South Dakota today delivered a harsh critique of how his wife has been treated during her presidential bid, telling the crowd that he has "never seen a candidate treated so disrespectfully just for running," and that, "she will win the general election if you nominate her. They're just trying to make sure you don't."

Clinton spent more than six minutes calmly discussing what he called a "frantic effort to push her out" of this race, saying that no one asked Ted Kennedy, Jesse Jackson or Gary Hart to end their presidential campaigns early.

Clinton also spoke against bullying superdelegates to make up their minds, saying, "I cant believe it. It is just frantic the way they are trying to push and pressure and bully all these superdelegates to come out. 'Oh, this is so terrible: The people they want her. Oh, this is so terrible: She is winning the general election, and he is not. Oh my goodness, we have to cover this up.'"

Speaking to a crowd of about 200 in Fort Thompson, S.D., Clinton seemed slightly subdued during his 30-minute speech, which largely focused on the issues important to the Native American community. As he wrapped up his remarks, a woman in the audience asked him a question about voting for Hillary Clinton.
"If you vote for her and she does well in Montana and she does well in Puerto Rico, when this is over she will be ahead in the popular vote," Clinton said. "And they're trying to get her to cry uncle before the Democratic Party has to decide what to do in Florida and Michigan because they are claiming that it only takes 2029 votes on the first ballot to win, and it takes a lot more than that if you put Florida and Michigan back in. Well, they will have to unless we want to lose the election. I mean, look, so there is that that is going on."
The former president was strong in his assertion that his wife has the best chance to win against Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the presumptive Republican presidential nominee, arguing that many electoral map predictions have his wife winning more electoral votes than Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., the Democratic frontrunner, in a general election.

Isn't this ridiculous? Why are Bill and Hillary Clinton trying to delegitimate the process? Hillary is losing today not because she is a woman, not because the media is biased, but because she has run a terrible campaign and has been a flawed candidate. There go the Clinton's again trying to blame their own failures on everyone else.
This guy is making a fool of himself, as if he had done it enough. His wife keeps on "miss-speaking" and he keeps on trying to make excuses for her...Duh! What a pair of clowns.


Tapline said...

Sarge, This doesn't change. Look at OB and his wifee. Don't pick on her.....I mean if the oven's too hot, get out of the kitchen. I can't understand anyone in their right mind voting for either she nor OB.......Especially OB..Good Post...stay well...

Average American said...

I think most people agree that Clinton ran a piss-poor campaign, or at least not the best campaign. That said however, I do think that if Obama was white, he would have been out of the race months ago, and Clinton would be the democrats nominee. I feel quite confident that McCain will have a much better result against Obama than he would against Clinton, and so I am content watching her knock him down a few more pegs before throwing in the towel.

EDGE said...

Stand by your woman...or whatever the heck Hillary is right?