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March 18, 2011
Made Me Think
Iíve dispatched Hillary to the Middle East to talk about how these countries can transition to new leaders ó though, Iíve got to be honest, sheís gotten a little passionate about the subject. These past few weeks itís been tough falling asleep with Hillary out there on Pennsylvania Avenue shouting, throwing rocks at the window.

President Obama, during a stand-up comedy act last week, making light of Hillary Clintonís strong feelings for supporting the opposition in the Middle East protests.

(From http://officialssay.tumblr.com/)

I'm not mocking President Obama - I'm sure it was a good joke and a funny moment.

It's just that this got me wondering how a President Hilary Clinton might have reacted to recent events?

Posted by AnneZook at 02:39 PM


Comments

It's hard to gauge these things: Clinton as SecState may not be the same person as Pres. Clinton would have been. She has the liberty of a limited portfolio. Also, apparently, lacks the discipline to keep her differences with the boss to herself, and lacks the courage to risk her job and come out publicly in favor of a different position. Or maybe she did, and I missed it.

Since a lot of Obama admin staff are former Clinton people, I don't know how different a Clinton administration would have been, in terms of day-to-day decisions. Bill Clinton certainly was no great shakes at the democracy promotion things.

Posted by: Ahistoricality at March 18, 2011 04:47 PM

That was what I was thinking--that last bit. Bill was no great shakes at it, but maybe Hillary has different views?

FWIW, I was aware that she was more interventionist than many others in the gov't over the past couple of weeks. Haven't read much, but did read a story or two about her views.

Posted by: Anne at March 19, 2011 09:31 AM

"Also, apparently, lacks the discipline to keep her differences with the boss to herself, and lacks the courage to risk her job and come out publicly in favor of a different position. "
Oh, goody, more sexist crap and another round of "Bash The Bitch." Imagine if people had to back up their claims about Hillary. They'd probably talk a lot less, don't you think.

Posted by: Maria Solis Diaz at March 23, 2011 04:25 PM