iPhlogging: Bill Clinton

The delegates here may love Hillary Clinton, but her husband Bill just got the biggest reception of the convention. By far.


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    Dave spews:

    Taken from President Bill Clinton’s speech:

    Barack Obama is ready to lead America and restore American leadership in the world. Ready to preserve, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States. Barack Obama is ready to be President of the United States.

    Most important, Barack Obama knows that America cannot be strong abroad unless we are strong at home. People the world over have always been more impressed by the power of our example than by the example of our power.

    Barack Obama will lead us away from division and fear of the last eight years back to unity and hope. If, like me, you still believe America must always be a place called Hope, then join Hillary, Chelsea and me in making Senator Barack Obama the next President of the United States.

    -President William Jefforson Clinton, Democratic National Convention, Denver, Colorado, August 27, 2008

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    ArtFart spews:

    Remember, this is a guy who Mike Reagan…Mike Reagan!!!…has called the greatest public speaker he’s ever heard.

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    Politically Incorrect spews:

    Dave said:

    …Where’d all the totalitarian, anti-American, neocon trolls go to?

    Roger Rabbit spews:

    @2 They’re in hiding.

    Nah, they’re having drinks at the local tavern, celebrating the fact that Hillary will never be prez!!

    Four year of Obama beats for seconds of Hillary as prez!!

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    ByeByeGOP spews:

    The rethuglicans are so confused. They don’t know who to hate more. It’s actually pretty funny. Despite Faux News’ best effort – none of the dire predictions they made came true and the right is just that much more worried tonight. Now let’s turn our attention to 1023 year old FlipFlop McSame and HOPE he picks Romney as a running mate!

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    Dave spews:

    Did y’all see Joe Biden’s mom, Catherine Eugenia Finnegan Biden, nodding her head and saying to the person next to her, “That’s true” when Joe was describing how she raised him and taught him to fight back?

    America is back in the house!

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    Politically Incorrect spews:

    If the Dems lose this election to McCain, I’m gonna laugh my ass off. The Republicans have all but handed it to them.

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    Dave spews:

    @10 Politically Incorrect:

    With respect, I agree. I’m a [real] conservative, and the neocons infiltrating the Republican party have gone way too far. The Republican party has lost its perspective and it has lost its way. By comparison, the Democratic party has become the party of fiscal restraint, personal responsibility, liberty, and truly American principles.

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    I’ll be voting for Obama, but I’m against his plans of pardoning all African American prisoners on the grounds they were tried in a “racist and unjust criminal justice system.” Other than that, I’m on board with pretty much everything else he stands for.

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    McGwug spews:

    Troll: what on earth? Is that a subtle attempt to plant some lies to scare unwitting Americans – or have you been taken in by another viral email!

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    Dave spews:

    @13 …I think he’s referring to American prisoners in Africa. Totalitarian Republican Politburo neocons hate the concept of freedom and liberty for Americans abroad.

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    Gordon spews:


    Yeah, Bill Clinton once again reminded us of how good he is. He was especially good at demonstrating why the republican policies failed without making it solely about Bush, who is just a puppet. I liked how he talked about the last 25 years, that is the issue, the whole institutional extremism. Not Karl Rove, Not McCain, not Cheney, not Rumsfeld, but rather the entire ideological framework. Bill masterfully points this out. It is not individual personalities but the whole system of bad governance. Republicans are unfit to lead, no matter who they are or how much they love this country, end of story.

    People the world over have always been more impressed by the power of our example than by the example of our power.

    is a great line. As a strong Clinton hold out it difficult to see the big dog go. But Obama, inspires me in different ways. He is fresh.

    The thing that has frustrated me the most during this primary season is the irrational Clinton hating among Obama supporters. But both Hillary and Bill Clinton did demonstrate great magnanimity tonight and last night. Excellent politicians. I know I can get behind Obama in the general, but I don’t know if I can forgive Michelle Obama for suggesting that she would NOT support Hillary if she had become the nominee. This runs too deep for me. The double standard that seems to be completely ignored by the Obama supporters. The Obamas are great but they have been outclassed by the Clintons in this convention so far. I know it sounds petty, but Michelle’s comment and instinctual response moved me from being open to being deeply skeptical. But that is just my opinion.

    And I am not a PUMA, that is just the same narcissistic, bs me first divisive mindset that Michelle Obama subconsciously demonstrated when it was temporarily inconceivable for her to support the idea of Hillary being the nominee. It is about party unity. Has been ever since Nader and Gore debacle. But remember that the Obamas threw the first volley in suggesting that there might not be party unity if Hillary had won, or that is was temporarily inconceivable. Party unity should never be inconceivable when we are pressed by the institutional extremism of the Republican party.

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    K spews:

    My theory is troll spews BS to be picked up in google searches. Remember his “reparation” baloney?

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    proud leftist spews:

    The talent on the Democrat side of this election is remarkable. Smarter, more charismatic, more practical, more caring. The Rs offer nothing. If McCain wins in November, given the stain his party has spread across this country and across the globe, the only plausible explanation will be racism. McCain is a pasty-faced, petulant huckster of Bushism. If he wins, we will know the strength of racism in this land.

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    If someone doesn’t vote for Obama, they are racist! One HAS to vote for Obama in order to not be considered racist!

    These are good. Keep ‘em coming.

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    diamondshards spews:

    @ 18 “If McCain wins in November, given the stain his party has spread across this country…”

    Bill Clinton knows a lot about stains…….

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    proud leftist spews:

    Either a racist or a puppy-barbecuer. Puppy-barbecuers are those partisans who will cheer on Bush and Cheney as they barbecue live puppies on the White House lawn because Bush and Cheney claim that doing so is good national policy. Which are you, Troll, a racist or a puppy-barbecuer? (Oh, I forgot to add that if you are in the top 1% of earners, you also should probably vote Republican.)

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    proud leftist spews:

    How did that stain hurt you? Did it kill anybody? Might I respectfully suggest that you go fuck yourself?

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    ZA spews:

    DId you see the Kerry speech?! That is the best political speech I have ever seen. Goldy, you should post the transcript.