Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton has signed on to help promote President Obama´s inaugural kick-off event to get Americans engaged in serving their communities. The 32-year-old plans to headline a summit on the National Mall on Saturday that is the centerpiece of the president´s National Day of Service, a call to action meant to honor the legacy of Dr Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday weekend celebrating his birthday. Acting as the day´s honorary chair is a new inaugural role for the woman who participated in the festivities as an adolescent, standing next to her father, Bill Clinton
Comments: I wonder why my mind tells me there´s a Faustian bargain in here somewhere? Does "Chelsea for President" (eventually) sound too far-fetched? /s
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Donna M, 1/15/2013 8:01:29 AM (No. 9117204)
The most over-rated presidential daughter since Caroline Kennedy. She was a dud as a broadcaster (by admission of friendly journos) and has basically gone from one well-paid sinecure job to another, when she isn´t being the perpetual student. Chelsea has about as much feel for politics as the checkout girl at the Shop Rite. She´ll probably wind up in a lucrative political sinecure job somewhere ´setting policy´ or ´doing outreach´.
BTW, where´s the bambino your ma wants? Time´s a wastin´.
In communities across this land, people go about serving others everyday with absolutely no fanfare.. So, let me see...National Day of Service to honor MLK holiday...what ´choo gonna do....go around giving free phones to the inner city peeps! The election is over and this gesture is meaningless. Why must it always be just a single day and on MLK´s b´day? "content of one´s character" seems to be meaningless for the other 364 days of the year.....refer to Chicago´s statistics if in doubt!!!
It´s probably the only thing she´s fit for. Goodness knows I wouldn´t want to depend on her getting my order correct at McDonalds. And whatever happened to her beloved husband? I worry when someone associated with a Clinton hasn´t been seen in awhile.
Real question is why a news service is producing PR pieces for Chelsea? There are real news stories and issues to cover, including her mother´s deception on Benghazi, yet "AP staff" produce a fluff piece on a person that only her parents care about.
Stories about Chelsea are surely an interim measure until the AP and NYT can resume covering Hillary after her Benghazi cover-up is safely behind her.
President Fingerman has no clue about Dr. King and his legacy. And that is the fault of people like Sharpton, Rangel, and Jackson. Dr. King would chastize this man for what he is doing to this country if he were still alive.
She has to work some where she was total flop on TV. I honestly believe that watching paint dry was more entertaining than her commentary. How can anyone be that boring and yet still be alive.
I am sure mommy and daddy pulled the necessary strings to provide her with some kind of employment. I do not believe she is qualified for anything else. A political career is probably in her future, Obama got enough morons to drink the Kool-Aid even after he proved he was a liar, hypocrite and incompetent so why not Chelsea.
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