Tuesday, February 13, 2007

Hillary Blames Bush For Making Her Look Bad

Another Post From January 30, 2007:

From yahoo News...
DAVENPORT, Iowa - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that President Bush should withdraw all U.S. troops from

Iraq before he leaves office, asserting it would be "the height of irresponsibility" to pass the war along to the next commander in chief.

"This was his decision to go to war with an ill-conceived plan and an incompetently executed strategy," the Democratic senator from New York said her in initial presidential campaign swing through Iowa.

"We expect him to extricate our country from this before he leaves office" in January 2009, the former first lady said.

The White House condemned Clinton's comments as a partisan attack that undermines U.S. soldiers.

About 130,000 American troops are in Iraq and Bush has announced he was sending 21,500 more as part of his new war strategy.

Clinton held a town hall-style forum attended by about 300 activists, giving a brief speech before taking questions for nearly an hour. Pressed to defend her vote to authorize force in Iraq before the U.S.-led invasion in March 2003, Clinton responded by stepping up her criticism of Bush.

"I am going to level with you, the president has said this is going to be left to his successor," Clinton said. "I think it is the height of irresponsibility and I really resent it."
Ok, let us break this down....

Does she not remember KOSOVO?? An ill-advised self-aggrandizing battle that her husband got this country into without UN approval and then left for the next president to deal with!?!?!?

I guess she also forgot that it was she and the national congress that voted to go to war and to give the president full powers to protect this country; fully authorizing his commander-in-chief authorities.

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