Selective hearing
Posted by aogWednesday, 08 August 2007 at 13:03 TrackBack Ping URL

I thought of this article, about how the MAL has basically been a front for Soviet propaganda for decades and so dedicated that they’re staying with the program long after the USSR fell, when I heard Senator Hillary Clinton going on about Senator Barak Obama on the radio. Clinton was hitting Obama for shooting his mouth off while campaigning, saying

You can think big but remember you shouldn’t always say everything you think when you’re running for president because it could have consequences across the world and we don’t need that right now

Perhaps Clinton ought to discuss that with Eric Edelman as well.

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Michael Herdegen Wednesday, 08 August 2007 at 15:58

Forgive my denseness, but I failed to see what the linked bit about Eric Edelman had to do with Clinton’s quote.

Michael Herdegen Wednesday, 08 August 2007 at 16:01

Or were you saying that Clinton’s request for a Pentagon briefing about withdrawing from Iraq “could have consequences across the world”, exactly that for which Clinton was dinging Obama ?

Annoying Old Guy Wednesday, 08 August 2007 at 16:41

Clinton slammed Edelman for saying that public statements of defeat and timelines by Democratic Congressmen could have consequence in Iraq, the exact same thing she said about Obama.

It wasn’t that request in particular, but more of a general comment by Edelman which was triggered by the request.

Tracked from Political News and Blog Aggregator: Three Top Democrats Share Lead In Iowa Poll on 08 August 2007 at 17:27

Less than six months before Iowa voters open the 2008 presidential nomination battles, the Democrat

Tracked from Low Earth Orbit: Clinton takes the curves just right on 09 August 2007 at 12:07

Although it's heartening for the GOP that Obama and Edwards are contenders, Clinton's campaign should be worrisome.

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