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´Is it more Downton Abbey than it
is America?´ Now DEMOCRATS tear
into ´imperial´ Hillary after major
gaffes about her enormous wealth

Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko

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Posted By:Attercliffe, 6/23/2014 1:54:55 PM

Hillary Clinton´s fellow Democrats smell blood in the water after her recent gaffes over her considerable wealth and they began pouncing on the presidential hopeful on Monday. Dick Harpootlian, a former Democratic Party chairman in South Carolina, framed his insult in terms the fictional aristocratic Crawley family and their servants could understand. ´I don´t know whether it’s just that she’s been "Madam Secretary" for so long, but she’s generating an imperial image,´ Harpootlian told The Washington Post. ´She’s been living 30, going on 40 years with somebody bringing your coffee to you every morning. Is it more Downton Abbey than

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I´ve said before that the Clintons have learned from the Blairs how to accumulate vast wealth. The latest: "Now Blairs nab No10 for £1.2m: The tenth home in their £30m property empire, that is - and it´s joined on to the £3.6m home they bought their son Euan!" at

http://tinyurl.com/q8hcqm3

and the Obamas will be following suit.

      


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´Is it more Downton Abbey than it
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Daily Mail [UK], by David Martosko    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/23/2014 1:54:55 PM     Post Reply
Hillary Clinton´s fellow Democrats smell blood in the water after her recent gaffes over her considerable wealth and they began pouncing on the presidential hopeful on Monday. Dick Harpootlian, a former Democratic Party chairman in South Carolina, framed his insult in terms the fictional aristocratic Crawley family and their servants could understand. ´I don´t know whether it’s just that she’s been "Madam Secretary" for so long, but she’s generating an imperial image,´ Harpootlian told The Washington Post. ´She’s been living 30, going on 40 years with somebody bringing your coffee to you every morning. Is it more Downton Abbey than

   

 

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together´: Obama takes another step
back from military action in Iraq
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Posted By: Attercliffe- 6/23/2014 10:30:35 AM     Post Reply
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