Archive for the 'Bosnia' Category

Hypocrisy?: Obama Campaign Holds Call On Clinton And Bosnia Today; Questions Her Honor…

By 2008Central.net | Related entries in Barack, Bosnia, Hillary

[Republished from 2008Central.net] With approximately 10 minutes notice to reporters, the Obama campaign held a conference call today with Pennysylvania Bosnia veterans to discuss Sen. Clinton’s previous remarks on Bosnia. The timing of the call is somewhat odd, especially in light of Sen. Obama’s statements regarding political distractions at ABC’s debate earlier this week. Maj. […]

April 19th, 2008 | Permalink| 4 Comments »

Poll: Clinton Loses Voter Trust Over Bosnia Flap

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bosnia, Democrats, Hillary, Polls

Which would you rather have as a candidate? Somebody people think is a elitist or somebody people think is a liar? From Wash Post: Clinton is viewed as “honest and trustworthy” by just 39 percent of Americans, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll, compared with 52 percent in May 2006. Nearly six in […]

April 16th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Bill Spins Hillary’s Bosnia Story

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Billary, Bosnia, Democrats, Hillary

Why, oh why, is he bringing this up again…twice? And why is he repeating things that are so easily contradicted by VIDEO. What is he thinking? President Clinton, speaking in Boonville, Ind., revised history when he recounted his wife’s recent flap discussing a trip she took to Bosnia in 1996. President Clinton’s version had several […]

April 11th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

The Entire Hillary/Bosnia Timeline

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bosnia, Hillary, History, Video

TPM has done a good job with the following video, detailing what was said, when it was said and how it compares to the facts. And there it is in a nutshell. Tweet

March 27th, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Hillary Talks Wright Controversy/Bosnia

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Barack, Bosnia, Hillary, History, Race, Religion

This is absolutely fair… “He would not have been my pastor,” Clinton said. “You don’t choose your family, but you choose what church you want to attend.” “You know, I spoke out against Don Imus (who was fired from his radio and television shows after making racially insensitive remarks), saying that hate speech was unacceptable […]

March 25th, 2008 | Permalink| 8 Comments »

CBS Remembers Hillary’s Bosnia Trip Differently Too

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bosnia, Hillary, Video

No sniper fire. No running to cars. Just a pretty laid back trip. Still, the Clinton camp has to be wincing about this… Here’s what she had to say about it today to an editorial board… “Now let me tell you what I can remember, OK — because what I was told was that we […]

March 24th, 2008 | Permalink| 2 Comments »

Clinton Speechwriter Backs Hillary’s Bosnia Story…Sort Of

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bosnia, Hillary, History

The Washington Post fact-checked the initial story, gave it 4 Pinocchios and called it a “whopper”…which is just a nice way of saying it’s a lie. Now they’ve added an update from a current Clinton speechwriter who was on the trip with her. Here’s the account: Lissa Muscatine, who served as Hilary Clinton’s chief speechwriter […]

March 23rd, 2008 | Permalink| 1 Comment »

Hillary’s Bosnia Fib?

By Justin Gardner | Related entries in Bosnia, Hillary, History, Video

Was Sinbad right? Wait until the very end of the video when she describes how there was no greeting ceremony and they had to run to their cars. Listen, I’ll give her the benefit of the doubt here because as First Lady she had to make a lot of trips and perhaps she’s remembering some […]

March 22nd, 2008 | Permalink| 6 Comments »