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Teachable moment for Clinton
Washington Post, by Ruth Marcus

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Posted By:Toledo, 6/11/2014 8:13:30 AM

Hillary Clinton’s tone-deaf comments about being “dead broke” after she and her husband left the White House were unfortunate, revealing and — if Clinton chooses to learn from them — instructive for the likely presidential campaign ahead. ABC’s Diane Sawyer asked Clinton about her reported $5 million in speaking fees since leaving the Obama administration, and Bill Clinton’s supposed $100 million pile. “We came out of the White House not only dead broke but in debt,” Clinton responded. “We had no money when we got there and we struggled to, you know, piece together the resources for mortgages for houses, for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Tanker76, 6/11/2014 8:51:29 AM     (No. 9881270)

How could they be struggling to meet a mortgage when, IIRC, the Secret Service was renting a building on their Chappaqua property to set up their security operation, for more than the amount of the mortgage on the main house ?????

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Reply 2 - Posted by: texascunning, 6/11/2014 8:53:11 AM     (No. 9881274)

To take advantage of a "teachable moment" one has to be teachable.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: civilservant, 6/11/2014 8:59:25 AM     (No. 9881287)

The only thing it will teach her is to prepare more for the next interview, with a far more compliant interviewer.


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Reply 4 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 6/11/2014 9:01:18 AM     (No. 9881296)

She´s not out of touch- she´s just plain nuts!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 6/11/2014 9:06:35 AM     (No. 9881309)

Mortgages? I thought both of their mansions were paid for up front by Charlie Trie.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 6/11/2014 9:24:45 AM     (No. 9881360)

"Deep seated economic insecurity"? I call it greed.

Two Yale lawyers needed to build up a financial cushion for their growing family? Most people do that through work and saving. One way to save is to buy a house, singular.

This pantsuit-wearing woman is despicable.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 6/11/2014 9:30:37 AM     (No. 9881370)

Essay;Blizzard of Lies
WILLIAM SAFIRE -January 8, 1996
"Americans of all political persuasions are coming to the sad realization that our First Lady -- a woman of undoubted talents who was a role model for many in her generation -- is a congenital liar."

She lies continuously. With the Clintons, you start with the assumption that each word they utter is false or intentionally misleading.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: moebellini3, 6/11/2014 10:00:36 AM     (No. 9881425)

This is how out of touch Clinton is with reality and with the American people. They talk about the "evil" rich, while the fact is, THEY ARE THE EVIL RICH. They get away with it because if the ignorance and lack of intelligence in the democratic voter. Democrats believe everything the corrupt media tells them. Got it.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Whamdbambam, 6/11/2014 10:04:39 AM     (No. 9881430)

I already have my flag-waiving Hillary! sticker on the bumper of my car:

"In Your Heart You Know She´s Nuts"

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Reply 10 - Posted by: MattMusson, 6/11/2014 10:16:41 AM     (No. 9881463)

Hillary Clinton: "I was born a poor, black child."

Appologies to Steve Martin - The Jerk.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: dbdiva, 6/11/2014 1:26:27 PM     (No. 9881762)

She´s probably regretting her decision to agree to be interviewed by Bret and Greta.
Maybe she can hide herself in the hospital for a few days; after all it must be mentally tiring to live with so much pretense; pretending that you give a rat´s patootie about the lives of any one but your own has to be draining on the poor old girl.

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