Slick Willie’s Day of Rage

posted at 7:45 am on September 25, 2006 by Bryan

Clinton’s finger-wagging moment
Slick Willie’s Day of Rage
Clinton’s excuses; Ace fact-checks
Wallace did challenge Bush admin
Viera gushes; Olby drools
Newsmax audio tape of BC

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This is probably the best Vent yet!

LifeTrek on September 25, 2006 at 8:33 AM

A childish temper tantrum. Typical liberal reaction to a critical question. Maybe he should have asked about Juanita Braodderick.

roninacreage on September 25, 2006 at 8:36 AM

Wallaces quote to Howie Kurtz says it all. Why have no other interviewers dare to ask Clinton about his record on fighting terrorism? Clintons kid glove treatment by the rest of the lame strem media is the real scandal.

roninacreage on September 25, 2006 at 8:55 AM

There is sooo much in the blog news today. Been a busy weekend for the Moonbats and wackos. But Clinton doing this psychotic Tom Cruise like impersonation takes the cake.

Lawrence on September 25, 2006 at 8:56 AM

I’m wagging a finger at Clinton. Guess which one it is?

JammieWearingFool on September 25, 2006 at 8:56 AM

Great Vent, as usual.

Ian on September 25, 2006 at 8:59 AM

Awesome vent, Michelle.

Were I Chris Wallace, I would have pushed back in my seat and say, “Sir, you’re making me uncomfortable with your finger gestures so close to me…Is that Monica I’m smelling?”

The truth hurts, doesn’t it impeached president clinton?

rightside on September 25, 2006 at 9:05 AM

Want to talk about a “hit job” dream how about what the elder Wallace wanted to ask President Bush:

the elder Wallace told the Boston Globe that if he had the chance to interview President Bush, he’d ask: “What in the world prepared you to be the commander in chief of the largest superpower in the world? In your background, Mr. President, you apparently were incurious. You didn’t want to travel. You knew very little about the military. . . . The governor of Texas doesn’t have the kind of power that some governors have. . . . Why do you think they nominated you? . . . Do you think that has anything to do with the fact that the country is so [expletive] up?”

As for Clinton saying Wallace never asks tough questions of the other side:
To CJCS General Pace

MR. CHRIS WALLACE: Let’s turn, if we may, to the broader war on terror. During his surprise visit to Afghanistan this week, President Bush flatly predicted that Bin Laden or his gang will be either captured or killed. Here it is. PRESIDENT GEORGE W. BUSH: (From videotape.) It’s not a matter of if they’re captured and brought to justice. It’s when they’re brought to justice.
MR. CHRIS WALLACE: General, after more than four years of hunting for Bin Laden, is that just rhetoric, or are you really getting closer?

To General Hayden (now CIA director, then NSA Director)

WALLACE: And we can’t catch them because?

There are of course many more.

mdconservative on September 25, 2006 at 9:28 AM

And all left leaning women apparently wish they were Monica. The sad fact appears to be though, that apart from fighting a real war on Muslim terrorists who want to destroy us, something liberals never took seriously and still don’t, Bill Clinton seemingly got more accomplished, domestically and conservatively speaking, than the GOP led government has so far, and that’s pretty sad. The GOP led Congress appears virtually worthless and impotent, yet the alternative to them, is disaster. For a glimpse of how liberal democrats will fight the war on terror, one only need look to liberal run Britain. Read it and weep.

POLICE have agreed to consult a panel of Muslim leaders before mounting counter-terrorist raids or arrests. Members of the panel will offer their assessment of whether information police have on a suspect is too flimsy and will also consider the consequences on community relations of a raid. Members will be security vetted and will have to promise not to reveal any intelligence they are shown….”,,2087-2372471,00.html

NRA4Freedom on September 25, 2006 at 9:35 AM

This could just be the beginning of Slick’s total implosion. 7 weeks to go before the midterms and the “year of the Democrats” is beginning to crumble.

He may well be a psychopathic rapist, but he does understand politics. A republican sweep this fall will seriously undermine the Piaps chance’s in ’08. Thereby denying him his opportunity to revise his legacy.

7 weeks. Buckle up!

there it is on September 25, 2006 at 9:37 AM

Nice oompaloompa-styled screenshot for this Vent. :)

So in keeping with this theme, I suppose Rove is Willie Wonka and Nancy “OMG those EYES, those EEEEEYES!” Pelosi is Veruca Salt?

I wonder who would be Mike Teevee? That screaming-mad KOS guy?

Oh, the possibilities!

Dave Shay on September 25, 2006 at 9:53 AM

My favorite line ….. “We left Bush with Dick Clark, and what did he do, he demoted him.”

Well Slickster, one could conclude Bush had the common sense to keep someone with Clark’s expertise on terrorism in the loop, and merely changed the organizational chart by having him report to Condi rather than leading the charge. President Bush recognized Clark’s value to his, or any other administration, and only demoted him rather than give him his walking papers. Smart move.

Then there’s Hill and Bill’s approach to smooth transitioning in the White House:

Fire the entire White House Travel Office, that employed staff with decades of experience, and replace them with their Hollywood friends who had no expertise in the field.

Good management skills versus bad management skills – sorry Bill you lose.

Put to the test, Clinton’s arguments are laughable.

fogw on September 25, 2006 at 10:17 AM

Ugh, that man repulses me. I can’t fathom leftwing women’s attraction to That Man. He reminds me of a smarmy used car salesman or a bad blind date.

That said, I am not an evil moonbat and I don’t wish him ill. Actually, I would love for him to see the light and repent of his sins, but as long as the money is coming in and the babes are flocking around him I don’t see that happening.

Ellen on September 25, 2006 at 10:34 AM

Might as well of had Billy boy say:

“I did not have sexual relations with that Arab… Mr. Bin Laden.”

E L Frederick on September 25, 2006 at 10:57 AM

Wallace must understand the idiom “connect the dots” in a different way than I do. I see it more as a “eureka” moment… the kind that our nation didn’t have until 9/11. So the best answer to “why didn’t you do more, connect the dots, and put them out of business?” is “Because the dots weren’t connected. By anyone.”

You can’t blame someone for not connecting the dots when no one else had them connected.

Mark Jaquith on September 25, 2006 at 11:01 AM

A Fox Hit-Piece on Clinton?
No, this was a Clinton Hit-Piece on Fox!

It’s quite evident that Clinton’s plan was to give a long drawn-out answer, consume more than half the interview time, and then say Chris Wallace “came here under false pretenses and said that you’d spend half the time talking about the Clinton Global Initiative”.

Clinton’s intent is clear here:

WALLACE: Would you like to talk about the Clinton Global Initiative?

CLINTON: No, I want to finish this now.

Clinton has no defense for the question being asked, so he uses the old adage that the best defense is a good offense…and man, was he offensive! Bullying, physical challenges, demanding, “TELL THE TRUTH, CHRIS!” Uh, excuse me, who is the one lying here?!?! The NBC “Predator” video story (the CIA had Bin Laden on video from an unarmed predator during Clinton’s presidency) included the following:

Gary Schroen, a former CIA station chief in Pakistan, says the White House required the CIA to attempt to capture bin Laden alive, rather than kill him.

Yet Clinton now claims:

I authorized the CIA to get groups together to try to kill him. …
I worked hard to try to kill him. I authorized a finding for the CIA to kill him. We contracted with people to kill him. I got closer to killing him than anybody has gotten since.

Note that during the Fox interview, when Clinton said that he was trying to “kill him”, Clinton paused to see if Wallace would challenge the “kill him” lie…Wallace didn’t.

As others have pointed out, if Clinton was telling the truth he broke the law, but I don’t think he was telling the truth.

Why did Clinton do this interview? To make him (and by association, his wife) look better to the moonbats who hate Fox News. Clinton’s rage was as planned and as staged as the Pallywood productions. Wallace asked a legitimate question; Clinton used it as the trigger point for his pathetic acting job.

How about this as an interview question:
Mr. Clinton, why were you disbarred?

Could it have been for……lying?

ITookTheRedPill on September 25, 2006 at 11:40 AM

Great Vent, Michelle!


Jack Deth on September 25, 2006 at 11:59 AM

Well it looks like the campaign season is offically upon us. Slick Willie on tv trying to look tough and the Democratic response to President Bush’s weekly radio address is about Social Security.
Hey numb nuts y’all are the ones who have been blocking any reform attempts for the last 30 years so you can campaign on it every election cycle. Along with their enablers from the AARP. I have found the alternative to the AARP.

LakeRuins on September 25, 2006 at 12:01 PM

Actually I like the word “neo-con”. It characterizes a conservative to be like Neo fighting to free the human race from the democrat Matrix that’s enslaving mankind in an illusory world to occupy their minds with lies, while the democrat Matrix drains the life from them.

Yeah, baby! True, times two.

Lone Star on September 25, 2006 at 12:17 PM

as i said before if Clinton had done his job and kill Bin Laden when he had the chance – 3,000 Americans would still be alive & the Twin Towers wold still be standing. Democrats ARE also responsible for 9/11.

Republicans had better win in Nov.or the liberal Democrats in this country will be just as bad as Al-Qaeda if they win

Starblazer on September 25, 2006 at 12:24 PM

Loss of power and the ability to be seen and heard has to be very hard for a narcissistic, egoistical, conceited blowhard like Clinton. Fox is only TEN YEARS OLD! Except for Rush with his following there were no big voices for the conservatives. What worked in the l991-2000 is pretty much gone for him and his party. Today, with the internet, everyone with a heart and a brain can fisk this self-hating male and his minions, including his wife. That is why she is staying so quiet about alot of things.

BTW Richard Clarke choose to be “demoted” himself and he quit of his own choice. Read what Clarke says himself. And, thanks for the “redness” all over his face. Great Vent.

sharinlite on September 25, 2006 at 12:30 PM

Have you ever noticed that when the left accuses the right of wrongdoing, it is frequently the left that is actually guilty of the accusation?

Clinton accuses Wallace of coming to the interview under false pretenses and not being honest, yet it is actually Clinton who is guilty of these things, not Wallace.

Another Example:
John Edwards. It seems like everything he says has to be turned 180 degrees for it to be true. In the 2004 campaign, he accused Republicans of dividing the country (“Two Americas”), but the reality was that he and the Democrats were the ones trying to divide the country (black vs. white, rich vs. poor). Dems love to say things like, “The truth is…”, and that’s usually an indication that they’re about to tell another lie.

I have seen this behavior time and time again. It’s childish playground behavior…if they call you a liar first, it’s hard for you to call them a liar without it looking like you are merely trying to turn the tables by saying the same thing about them that they said about you. So, Dems turn the tables pro-actively with bullying, insinuation, accusations, and name-calling, where the accusations of wrong-doing are more accurately directed at themselves!

ITookTheRedPill on September 25, 2006 at 12:37 PM

You can’t blame someone for not connecting the dots when no one else had them connected.

You can certainly blame his administration for making those dots harder to connect: Gorelick Wall (a policy which I’m sure met the approval of a “civil libertarian” such as yourself).

thirteen28 on September 25, 2006 at 12:41 PM

let’s just face it,liberals will always blame Bush for 9/11 & you can’t convice them otherwise, no matter how much proof there is that Clinton refuse to kill Bin Laden

Starblazer on September 25, 2006 at 12:47 PM

I did not have sex with that man!

DANEgerus on September 25, 2006 at 12:49 PM

Ya’ll quit pick’n on Bubba! He does make a good point that politics,polls and scandals get in the way of doing what needs be done. W is always saying he doesn’t lead by polls but he’s tieing on arm behind the military’s back and commanding them to democratize the Middle East, capture Bin Laden,honor the Geneva convention when the enemy doesn’t and don’t hurt or kill innocent human shields. What has War become?

Drtuddle on September 25, 2006 at 12:59 PM

And all left leaning women apparently wish they were Monica…

And from that obsequious (H)Olbermann clip, it looked like there’s some Fatal Attraction action vibes coming from the Countdown anchor for Slick Willy.

After his grovelling That was transcedent flattery, I thought (H)Olbermann was going to bow down to or go down on Willy J!

LOL! What a sycophantic MAROON (H)Olbermann is.

zb42 on September 25, 2006 at 1:18 PM

“That’s what’s driving the terrorism,” he said. “It’s not just that there’s an unresolved Arab-Israeli conflict. Osama Bin Laden and Dr. al-Zawahiri can convince young Sunni Arab men, who have – and some women – who have despairing conditions in their lives, that they get a one-way ticket to heaven in a hurry if they kill a lot of innocent people who don’t share their reality.”

Share the reality? Shouldn’t it be “delusion” instead?

Kokonut on September 25, 2006 at 1:49 PM

El Presidente Clinton es un diablo rojo.

fogw on September 25, 2006 at 1:53 PM

Morpheus: You take the blue pill and the story ends. You wake in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe. (a red pill is shown in his other hand) You take the red pill and you stay in Wonderland and I show you how deep the rabbit-hole goes. (Long pause; Neo begins to reach for the red pill) Remember — all I am offering is the truth, nothing more.
(Neo takes the red pill and swallows it with a glass of water)

Funny this red/blue pill thing when it comes to reality. Guess which party the red state belongs to?


Blue and Red gets warped here –

Kokonut on September 25, 2006 at 1:53 PM

After watching that Clinton rage, I feel the need to take a shower. Somebody prescribe some Xanax to the former President!

Nice Vent, Michelle. :)

itzWicks on September 25, 2006 at 1:58 PM

Something that really bothers me is that SlickWilly keeps saying “No one even knew about AQ in 1994/1996 and he’s not being called on that point alone. His administration IS TO BLAME for not finding out about Al Qeada until they killed lots of people. He is to blame for thousands of deaths for nearly a decade as AQ grew under his watch.
We SHOULD HAVE KNOWN about AQ and Islamafascists. This is not 1941 and we have tools now to find enemies before they hit us. When the cold war ended, thanks President Reagan, efforts and focus should have been on the middle east, terrorists that we KNOW wanted to kill.
The only good from the Clinton years came from the REPUBLICANS in the House and Senate, just about everything Clinton did was a failure.

shooter on September 25, 2006 at 2:12 PM

I honestly thought slick willie was gonna start crying like a little girl. No one believes him or in him anymore. The leagacy has been shown to be what it was all along…BS and deep at that. One serious question and he goes all red and stupid. It was worth watching and worth seeing again. Wasn’t even that tough a question. you go girl.

geo on September 25, 2006 at 2:35 PM

In other news, Slick Willie and Hillary just got slapped with a punishing lawsuit. Tee hee hee!

Lehuster on September 25, 2006 at 2:47 PM

Wow, just seeing this again is quite amazing. Olby makes me sick. Boy you can hear Bubba cry. I thought Bubba was going to come out of his chair and strangle Chris Wallace. Great Vent as usual!

Catie96706 on September 25, 2006 at 2:50 PM

Nice oompaloompa-styled screenshot for this Vent. :)

So in keeping with this theme, I suppose Rove is Willie Wonka and Nancy “OMG those EYES, those EEEEEYES!” Pelosi is Veruca Salt?

I wonder who would be Mike Teevee? That screaming-mad KOS guy?

Oh, the possibilities!

Dave Shay on September 25, 2006 at 9:53 AM

Chris Mathews, for the Mike Teevee character.

Lawrence on September 25, 2006 at 2:57 PM

Did Clinton not say he had the dots connected and he tried to apprehend Bin Laden. One never knows with President Clinton if we have the correct meaning of what he says…after all if “is” is not is….

I think there is no enough failure and lack of foresight to go around. As usual the prior admininstration fails to accept its share of the responsibility as their party fails to fight the war on terror.

MarkB on September 25, 2006 at 3:10 PM

ZGood article. I did find it telling that the paper HAD to add the part about the complainent being a felon. True? yes. News? perhaps. Valuable as part of the story? NO. Especially since the clintons were fined for undereporting his portion by 700K!

Clintons doing what he does best. Playing the “poor misunderstood bully”
Well, now that the MSM no longer controls the media, his transparancy is out for all to see. This time it wont take a blue dress, just a blog.

Wyrd on September 25, 2006 at 3:11 PM

Mr. Clinton:

Do, or do not. There is no ‘try.’

–Jedi Master Yoda

digitalintrigue on September 25, 2006 at 3:26 PM

I found it most interesting that Clinton used the “neocon” reference. Most libs will say it means only “new conservatives” but that’s just not true. It’s an anti-semitic term used by anti-semites such as the National Alliance.
A typical use of the word here:

Rupert Murdoch’s News Corporation owns Fox Television Network, Fox News, the FX Channel, 20th Century Fox Films, Fox 2000, and publisher Harper Collins. News Corp. is the fifth largest megamedia corporation in the nation, with 2003 revenues of approximately $19.2 billion. It is the only other media company which comes close to the top four.

Its Fox News Channel has been a key outlet pushing the Jewish neoconservative agenda that lies behind the Iraq War and which animates both the administration of George W. Bush and the “new conservatism” that embraces aggressive Zionism and multiracialism.

So it appears that Klintoon, and the wacky left as a whole, aligns well with those linked to “neo-nazi-ism.”

NTWR on September 25, 2006 at 3:28 PM

Hell NTWR, look at what they have been doing to George Allen! I keep stopping myself from writting to the editor of the Virginian Pilot and asking them when they will demand Allen to wear a yellow star in public. The guy has been getting the nth degree because his grandmother hid the fact that she was a jew from her future husband and then her children. Why? To avoid persecution. Looks like she failed, since he sure is being attacked for his “jewness” in the papers and other media.

Wyrd on September 25, 2006 at 4:00 PM

Fingers wagging, like the dog?

While one hand wags fingers, the other hand has fingers crossed.

shooter on September 25, 2006 at 5:25 PM


Soothsayer on September 25, 2006 at 5:45 PM

The best use of the Dean scream I have seen coming at you out of the VENT oval. It made me jump. I had to watch it a couple times. Followed immediately by the Clinton scream it doesnt get better than this.

If Wallace had pulled Clinton’s finger it could have defused the situation. Wuss.

I have seen the Cinton schtick many times in these parts. When you wander into a party store and try to wander out with a case of beer without paying, when the security guard stops you the schtick begins. Squawk until they let go; cry that they manhandled you. If it doesn’t work, what have you lost? Meanwhile your buddy might get out the door with those cigarettes.

entagor on September 25, 2006 at 6:07 PM

Frankly, I thought Chris Wallace missed his big change. If Clinton had been shaking his finger at me I would have said “With all due respect, Mr. President, the last time I saw you red in the face and shaking your finger you said ‘I did not have sexual relations with that woman.’ That was proved to be a lie for which you were impeached. So why should we believe you now?”

Dr. Charles G. Waugh on September 25, 2006 at 6:37 PM

Bill Clinton says 8 months? He had 8 years to fight Terrorism and Kill Bin Laden before 9/11, Bush had 8 months. Bill Clinton needs to do the math!

Brah on September 25, 2006 at 8:10 PM

NBC plays down Clinton anger:

Ian on September 25, 2006 at 8:40 PM

Good grief; seeing the Olby clip was worse than the transcript. As Allahpundit stated so eloquently in another thread, all that was missing on Olbermann was the blue dress. What a tool.
Thank you Michelle for expressing your disgust in such a genuine fashion for the lickspittle interviewers. I loathe watching mainstream media talk shows for just that reason; there’s so much butt kissing going on I always feel like I need a shower after watching it. I agree with Michelle that Clinton had a tantrum; I think he was on the edge after his big showdown with ABC went bust and Wallace just sent him over…don’t you wish though, he could have worked up that kind of anger toward someone more deserving than fox news? Maybe he could have tossed Arafat out of the White House one weekend? No, Clinton just showed the same trope that he entire tribe in the Democrat party are consumed by: they’ll talk our enemies blue, but they will rend political enemies limb from limb. Useless, feckless, heartless bunch of human debris, the modern day Democrats.

austinnelly on September 25, 2006 at 10:20 PM

Michelle, as Dan Rather would say “Courage” – you sure display much, in a time so devoid of it.

Congratulations to you & Co. on the best vent, yet!

Entelechy on September 26, 2006 at 12:54 AM

I’ve always thought that the song “3rd Eye Landslide” by Monster Magnet must have been written for Bill Clinton. I can find no links to the song to share it…if anyone is familiar let me know if you took it the same way I did.
I guess it was the line “cashing Satan’s checks with my d#ck in my hand” that convinced me. Or this line “I used to be a dreamer just like you but then my pocket told me what to do”

TBinSTL on September 26, 2006 at 7:01 AM

For more fun than a barrel of monkies, checkout this lefty forum:

Bill Clinton takes on the repuglythugs and their media.

Hey, has anyone been following the pissing match between Clinton, the right-wing media in the US, and the Republiscum? I’m not a big Clinton fan, but I’m certainly enjoying watching him let loose.

now he is out of office he can be and say who he really is

being Liberal means never having to defend yourself from history

F. Rottles on September 28, 2006 at 3:02 AM

It’s sad that many of the old Vents are no longer viewable :-(

ITguy on September 30, 2013 at 12:00 PM

This Vent was posted 8 years ago today. Is there any way to bring it back?

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