Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Can't resist another anti-Bill Clinton post:

If Bill Clinton is so hot and bothered about the Nevada caucus system that he'll get into a spat in the corridors of a Vegas Casino, then why didn't he apply himself in 2004? He could have directly injected himself into the Swift Boat attack on John Kerry. Basically attracted fire and get them completely off-message. But he didn't. Was it because it wasn't in his and Hillary political interest? Because Kerry as president would have severly limited Hillary's chances of ever becoming president. Looks like it. And if you believe that argument then you pretty much have to say the Bill Clinton, and almost surely Hillary, figured it was better (for them) to see Kerry lose, even if it meant four more years of solid engagement in Iraq.


And this is why Kerry endorsed Obama? Payback? Or might there be 56 other reasons?

By Blogger Shag from Brookline, at 1/22/2008 3:03 AM  

Before I join Republicans in blaming Bill Clinton for everything from the melting ice pack to Princess Di's death, I would first want to know why Kerry didn't ask Bill Clinton to campaign for him.

I'm just saying, that's all.

By Blogger Houston, at 1/22/2008 12:31 PM  

Interesting question. I'm not entirely sure that there was a master-plan involved, but he did have a bully pulpit that he hasn't used until now. Unfortunate. I'd like to hear from Kerry as well, but Clinton should have been able to do/say something to inject himself into the debate completely separate from Kerry's campaign.

Oh well. This year.

By Anonymous skiddie, at 1/22/2008 2:12 PM  

I believe that Bill Clinton had open heart bypass surgery during the 2004 campaign so he was unable to get out and campaign.

By Anonymous mm, at 1/23/2008 7:25 AM  

And Hillary spent all her time with Bill and was unable to strongly campaign for Kerry?

By Blogger Shag from Brookline, at 1/24/2008 5:05 AM  

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