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Bill Clinton Breaks With Obama
On Syria, Warns He Risks Looking
Like ‘Total Fool,’ ‘Wuss’

Mediaite, by Meenal Vamburkar

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Posted By:toledo, 6/13/2013 8:26:43 AM

Speaking at a closed press event for the McCain Institute for International Leadership in Manhattan Tuesday night, former President Bill Clinton warned President Obama that he could risk looking like a “total fool” and a “wuss” if he remained too cautious in his approach toward Syria. Americans “hire you to win,” he explained. POLITICO first reported the remarks — which came during a question-and-answer session — and The Daily Beast also obtained audio. Referencing his own decisions in Kosovo and Bosnia, Clinton warned Obama could look like a “total fool” if he listened too much to opinion polls and didn’t act.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Johnny Angle, 6/13/2013 8:32:20 AM     (No. 9373698)

Obama is right, probably for the wrong reasons.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: texascunning, 6/13/2013 8:32:39 AM     (No. 9373700)

That´s gotta hurt. Although the advice is probably too late since those two descriptors already apply pretty well.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: SoCalGal, 6/13/2013 8:50:08 AM     (No. 9373721)

So Bubba thinks we should jump into Syria?

Dandy.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: DaddyO, 6/13/2013 8:53:09 AM     (No. 9373728)

As he stood idly by why Rwandas were committing genocide..

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Calvinesq, 6/13/2013 8:56:23 AM     (No. 9373732)

The Clintons are going to break with Obama on a lot of things over the next few months leading up to the 2016 campaign. This is going to be fun.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: lakerman1, 6/13/2013 8:59:12 AM     (No. 9373737)

This is a well-coordinated effort to separate out Hillary from barack. Nothing more. A woman of mythical achievements wants to replace a man of mythical achievements.
We are in a heap of trouble in the U.S., when a Hillary or a barack can win office.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: JAN, 6/13/2013 9:35:19 AM     (No. 9373811)

The beginning of the war of the roses between the bubbas and the Maoists.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: mickturn, 6/13/2013 9:55:57 AM     (No. 9373847)

Risks? He´s already way past the stupid greedy stage!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: K.I.S.S., 6/13/2013 10:15:31 AM     (No. 9373895)

...and it takes a total fool to recognize a total fool.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: The Architect, 6/13/2013 10:17:04 AM     (No. 9373896)

Isn´t "McCain Institute for International Leadership" an Oxymoron?

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Reply 11 - Posted by: horacer, 6/13/2013 10:37:28 AM     (No. 9373928)

The Russians already know he´s a wuss. The time to do something has passed. We should have worked from the start to end the fighting. Having regime change as our goal was idiotic. I blame Hillary for that.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: stablemoney, 6/13/2013 12:52:10 PM     (No. 9374214)

The democrats have gotten us into enough wars. I don´t want to be involved in Syria, nor do I want the U.S. to be a dumping ground for Syrian refugees. I have no interest in investing in the new Palestine, or the new Egypt.

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