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Bush is still Clinton´s bogeyman
CNN, by Dan Merica

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 6/21/2014 4:39:18 AM

Former President George W. Bush left the White House more than five years ago and has since stayed out of most Washington debates. But it would be hard to tell that if you have been listening to Hillary Clinton over the past month. From defending her record at the State Department to defining her economic vision, Clinton has used Bush as her primary rhetorical device to both explain her vision for the future and defend her past. "The biggest accomplishment in the four years as secretary of state was helping to restore American leadership and we did that in a number of

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: miceal, 6/21/2014 5:06:43 AM     (No. 9894316)

I must exist in a parallel universe. In mine Hillary Clinton has failed at EVERYTHING she´s put her hooves on. Forever known as the Butcher of Benghazi and the mother of Webb Hubbell´s love child.....

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Globalwarmer, 6/21/2014 6:13:31 AM     (No. 9894334)

I´ll never understand why Bush allows himself to be used as an easy scapegoat for these nasty people. I want the next Republican President to bite back.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: WhamDBambam, 6/21/2014 6:43:03 AM     (No. 9894344)

""The biggest accomplishment in the four years as secretary of state was helping to restore American leadership"

Now, that´s just laugh out loud funny. I guess that "leadership" was leadership from the rear.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: jinx, 6/21/2014 7:44:53 AM     (No. 9894403)

Bush could have easily blamed Pres. Clinton for 9/11. He did not. He should have. If he had, maybe we would not be in the mess we are in now.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Malia2012, 6/21/2014 8:29:40 AM     (No. 9894454)

Gee, I guess hitlery forgot her "hubby" is the "son from another mother" that Barbara Bush speaks about so lovingly. If not for the Bushes" and I voted for both of them 4 times, clinton would be on the ash-heap of history where he belongs and his "wife" would be serving time somewhere. Bush, Sr. was a hero in the Military, and worthy of respect but IMHO, the rest of them are a bunch of phonies who deserve what they get from democrats and the clintoons.

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