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Bill Clinton’s Bounce
on Those ‘Bitter Clingers’

National Review Online, by Eliana Johnson

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 1/21/2013 5:19:03 AM

On the campaign trail in 2008, then-Senator Obama infamously explained his difficulty winning over voters in small-town Pennsylvania, where economic conditions had deteriorated, he said, through the Clinton and Bush administrations. “It’s not surprising, then,” he mused, “that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren’t like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations.” In private remarks to a group of the Democratic party’s top donors, Bill Clinton urged Democrats not to write off those with pro-gun sentiments,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Spidey, 1/21/2013 5:36:20 AM     (No. 9129340)

Unlike Obama,Clinton´s smart enough to know guns cross party lines. NY passed a gun bill in haste that makes it illegal for cops to have extended clips on their guns.Oh sure,they´ll fix it but it just shows the race to the bottom of dem 2016 wannabees.

Then again maybe Obama knows he´s going to lose this fight and waste political capital on other issues and he´s bringing Bubba in to slow things down.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: cartcart, 1/21/2013 7:12:20 AM     (No. 9129407)

I am reading without my glasses. The first time I read this headline I thought it referred to "bitter cigars" instead of bitter clingers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: monique, 1/21/2013 8:46:50 AM     (No. 9129561)


And just what is the "militia"? No less than the co-author of the 2nd Amendment, George Mason, tells us: "I ask, sir, what is the militia? It is the whole people[.] ... To disarm the people is the best and most effectual way to enslave them."



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Reply 4 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 1/21/2013 8:48:01 AM     (No. 9129566)

While campaigning in 2008, Zippy says what he thinks about a certain segment of the voters and it is basically ignored by the media. What he said may or may not be the truth, depending on your political leanings. While campaigning in 2012, Mitt Romney said he thinks 47% of the voters who are getting government money will not vote for him. He is skewered by the media for telling the truth. And some will say there is no bias in the media.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: voxpopuli, 1/21/2013 9:04:46 AM     (No. 9129605)

i wonder if the MSM will ever realize that only they, Hollywood and the hard core anti-Americans are the only ones who DON´T hate this fool..

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