Hillary on Obama: “Change you can Xerox”

posted at 9:21 pm on February 21, 2008 by Allahpundit

She may not be a good campaigner, and she may not have any qualifications for the presidency, and she may not be nearly as smart as she’s cracked up to be, and she may not have a hope in hell of remaining viable after March 4, but our gal came up with a honey of a line here. I laughed for a good two minutes afterwards.

I wonder who wrote it for her.

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Was he….crying?
I think I might have cross over to vote Hillary my primary. That was awesome.

malan89 on February 21, 2008 at 9:24 PM

That was great. Did our Girl Hill pull it out !!! Hope so.

stenwin77 on February 21, 2008 at 9:24 PM

Meh.

Fred on February 21, 2008 at 9:26 PM

Keep your eyes to yourself!

Travis1 on February 21, 2008 at 9:26 PM

You laughed for two minutes?

Really??!

Can I have some of what you’re smokin’?

thareb on February 21, 2008 at 9:27 PM

Go Hillary!

Win Win Win on February 21, 2008 at 9:27 PM

I will vote for Hillary in the TX primary. Obama scares me too much. Well, she does too, but ya know, the least of the worst…

mimi1220 on February 21, 2008 at 9:27 PM

That had me geeking for a little. You knew she had a humdinger coming out with that smirk across her face from when Obama was finished until she delivered it.

Ian on February 21, 2008 at 9:28 PM

vid no longer available?

mikeyboss on February 21, 2008 at 9:28 PM

allah, the video was taken down

Lance Murdock on February 21, 2008 at 9:29 PM

That exchange made my laugh till it hurt. Check out Obama’s body language as she delivers the punch-line.

Instant classic.

12thman on February 21, 2008 at 9:29 PM

Barack Obama is a great speaker, but when it comes to the issues he looks like a lost child.

wryteacher on February 21, 2008 at 9:30 PM

Video is gone!

MikeZero on February 21, 2008 at 9:30 PM

Wow, didn’t take long for Team Obama to yank that Video.

JayHaw Phrenzie on February 21, 2008 at 9:30 PM

When is the teacher going to correct Obama when he falsely misquotes Johnny Mac about staying in Iraq for the next 100 years? That, and not keeping his eye on his own paper, makes me worry. Otherwise, I’d love to have a beer with the guy. But just one.

Travis1 on February 21, 2008 at 9:30 PM

Grr… want to see video.

linlithgow on February 21, 2008 at 9:31 PM

Video’s fixed.

Allahpundit on February 21, 2008 at 9:31 PM

8.5 minutes. Man, that is fast.

MikeZero on February 21, 2008 at 9:31 PM

We are discussing in the other thread about how Obama looks like he has an ear piece getting direction during the debate.

carbon_footprint on February 21, 2008 at 9:31 PM

Halliburton! Drink!

carbon_footprint on February 21, 2008 at 9:32 PM

it’s back up

Lance Murdock on February 21, 2008 at 9:33 PM

Good line, but the crowd didn’t seem to like it. The “if your campaign is about words, they should at least be your own words” seems to me to be the more weighty attack.

frankj on February 21, 2008 at 9:34 PM

It was Hillarious, gotta give her some “props” >:}

best part of the debate!

I stopped watching right after that part..

Chakra Hammer on February 21, 2008 at 9:34 PM

It was a good line, but she really needed to link his earlier statement that their positions are the same but that he can inspire the country in ways that she cannot with the fact that his means of inspiration are rehearsed lines that belong to someone else.

rw on February 21, 2008 at 9:35 PM

Good line, but the crowd didn’t seem to like it. The “if your campaign is about words, they should at least be your own words” seems to me to be the more weighty attack.

frankj on February 21, 2008 at 9:34 PM

The crowd liked it after she started talking more, if the clip was longer you would have seen that..

Chakra Hammer on February 21, 2008 at 9:36 PM

Obama is mentioning voters feeling shutout… if HRC doesn’t come back with something about FL and MI, she does’nt deserve to win.

rw on February 21, 2008 at 9:38 PM

Meanwhile, his mindless zombies in the audience applaud over lines that deserve no applause.

amerpundit on February 21, 2008 at 9:38 PM

Donate Here
I’m not actually donating to Hillary, but it wouldn’t be a bad idea. As long as it goes to the primary, I don’t see a problem with stopping the Messiah and his followers.

malan89 on February 21, 2008 at 9:39 PM

Attacking Obama’s “credibility”, on plagiarism is a direct hit to the core of his propaganda..

Also, the attacks of lack of experience..

Chakra Hammer on February 21, 2008 at 9:39 PM

That one left a mark.

JayHaw Phrenzie on February 21, 2008 at 9:40 PM

Now it’s time with Silly Seasons with Obama.

- The Cat

MirCat on February 21, 2008 at 9:40 PM

Change you can Xerox…and by the way, I will take all the profits from that evil corporation Xerox!

Why does Barry sound so much different here than we he gives a speech/blows hot air? He sounds much more ennunciated here whereas in his speeches his words aren’t pronounced as well. Maybe he’s just pulling a Hillary and morphing the voice to the audience.

SouthernGent on February 21, 2008 at 9:42 PM

I wonder who wrote it for her.

John McCain?

malan89 on February 21, 2008 at 9:44 PM

That was one annoyed Obama-ssiah. Heh. Maybe he’s capable of elitist Algore-inspired sighs and eye-rolls too.

fiatboomer on February 21, 2008 at 9:45 PM

Even better – Monty Python’s Silly Party clip.

mikeyboss on February 21, 2008 at 9:46 PM

Are Obama’s supporters even old enough to know what it means to Xerox something?

flipflop on February 21, 2008 at 9:46 PM

That ONE line was great, but there is no way in hell she won over a single voter in this debate. She is done.

Vigilante on February 21, 2008 at 9:47 PM

That wasn’t in the same census tract as funny.

corona on February 21, 2008 at 9:48 PM

We’ve gone through the looking glass when we’re cheering for Hillary as the democratic candidate.

Reaps on February 21, 2008 at 9:48 PM

I can’t wait to hear Nobama come back with this “XEROX THIS, BABY!

Connie on February 21, 2008 at 9:50 PM

We’ve gone through the looking glass when we’re cheering for Hillary as the democratic candidate.

Reaps on February 21, 2008 at 9:48 PM

Cheering? I voted for that crazy biotch yesterday. The stench is just now wearing off. After this debate, it seems I wasted my time.

Vigilante on February 21, 2008 at 9:50 PM

Although judging from the audience reaction, I think we can tell who’s got it sewn up..

Reaps on February 21, 2008 at 9:51 PM

Barack Obama is a great speaker, but when it comes to the issues he looks like a lost child.

Man I almost feel sorry for both of them. All this time spent working to get to the top only to slice each other up in the end.

TroubledMonkey on February 21, 2008 at 9:52 PM

Hope Hillary can hold on in Texas. Maybe there is still time for an anti-Obama media boomlet.

dedalus on February 21, 2008 at 9:53 PM

Democrats dont want deep thinkers they want empty feel good candidates that they can elect to their camalot version of a hollywood style White House.

The dems treat politics like its a movie

William Amos on February 21, 2008 at 9:55 PM

The O responds to charges of plagiarism with, “It’s the silly season”?

Tell it to the judge, O boy.

Buy Danish on February 21, 2008 at 9:55 PM

Although judging from the audience reaction, I think we can tell who’s got it sewn up..

Reaps on February 21, 2008 at 9:51 PM

There were 400 college students in the audience. I wouldn’t count the crowd reaction in a very liberal college town as typical of TX crowds.

bnelson44 on February 21, 2008 at 9:55 PM

Ouch. The Xerox “joke” backfired a bit. Hah.

Seixon on February 21, 2008 at 9:57 PM

ROVE, you magnificent bastard!

badpenguin on February 21, 2008 at 9:57 PM

Who won?

Saltysam on February 21, 2008 at 9:57 PM

It was like an oil spill calling New Jersey polluted.
Amusing… but you gotta consider the source.

Alalazoo on February 21, 2008 at 9:58 PM

That is one of the best lines in a long time, it may be working Frank Lutz on Fox had a focus group and they are starting to question Obama’s credibility.

KBird on February 21, 2008 at 10:02 PM

I think I might crossover on March 4 and vote for her here in Texas. But I also don’t think she can recover. This debate was a draw. She needed a knockout.

She’s done, and her closing remarks suggest she knows it.

paul006 on February 21, 2008 at 10:03 PM

Do these idiots make our idiot seem any brighter? I didn’t think so.

I am working on my deep knee bends and yoga to make it easier to kiss my own azz good bye. What a bunch of returds!

David in ATL on February 21, 2008 at 10:04 PM

“The stench is just now wearing off.”

Vigilante on February 21, 2008 at 9:50 PM

Lysol, immediately after long hot shower.

Saltysam on February 21, 2008 at 10:04 PM

I take it I didn’t miss anything.

Saltysam on February 21, 2008 at 10:05 PM

Lol. Thanks for the clip, AP. I had bailed on it by that point. Glad you caught that – very amusing.

Spirit of 1776 on February 21, 2008 at 10:08 PM

How do you “lift the country up” if your wife isn’t even proud of anything connected with it? Barrack Hussein Obama for President… Really?, really?

2Tru2Tru on February 21, 2008 at 10:09 PM

Hey Ace here is a better Obama=plagerizer video.

knat on February 21, 2008 at 10:11 PM

Nice,Cruella struck back!

canopfor on February 21, 2008 at 10:12 PM

Hey Ace here is a better Obama=plagerizer video.

knat on February 21, 2008 at 10:11 PM
Whoops my apologies, I sometimes forget where I am. Sorry AP.

knat on February 21, 2008 at 10:13 PM

I hate to say, but she’s right.

SouthernGent on February 21, 2008 at 10:18 PM

Oh, man. That was a great line.

Jaibones on February 21, 2008 at 10:18 PM

That ship is going dowwwwnnnn

AbaddonsReign on February 21, 2008 at 10:20 PM

video is not fixed. Can get a transcript?

jeanie on February 21, 2008 at 10:23 PM

I’ll bet the farm that the Ragin’ Cajun wrote that line for her… cause when the goin gets nasty nobody, and I mean nobody, does nasty better than James Carville!

Chimp 6 on February 21, 2008 at 10:27 PM

I kinda wish whatever they were writing while taking notes would appear on a screen on their podium…like on Jeopardy…

JetBoy on February 21, 2008 at 10:29 PM

WOW that fell flat. She should have put on one of those wacky arrow-through-the-head props next time she tries to be funny.

Chuck Schick on February 21, 2008 at 10:31 PM

wild thought, say Obama wins the nomination and it looks like he is going to beat mccain in the primary. Would Mccain consider asking Hillary to be his VP?

offroadaz on February 21, 2008 at 10:31 PM

offroadaz on February 21, 2008 at 10:31 PM

Seriously? No. Not a snowballs chance. The party would open the arms lockers. That would make her the ‘next’ in line.

Limerick on February 21, 2008 at 10:34 PM

HamNation: A Day at The Hillquarters
HamNation takes a tour of the Dem front-runner’s colorful office.

One of my favorites!

Hammer pwnz!

Chakra Hammer on February 21, 2008 at 10:34 PM

I believe The Fork has been taken out of the drawer and is ready for duty.

She’s done.

With any luck, BO will be a one term-er.

darkpixel on February 21, 2008 at 10:35 PM

With any luck, BO will be a one term-er.

Maybe.
I have feeling he would be one of those president’s that will be on television frequently. So when his poll numbers go down, he’ll go on TV, telling everyone how great everything is. Instead of his ad rhetoric of “our world’s in peril” it will “Yes! We can keep things the same!”

terryannonline on February 21, 2008 at 10:39 PM

Looked at some of the debate. Saw her deliver that line. Like you, Allah, I too wondered “who wrote that for her”?
For someone like Hilary, who spends most of her time (and money) on scripting every move she makes suggesting, Obama lack authenticity, is beyand precious.

RMR on February 21, 2008 at 10:39 PM

This sit on your hands stuff is really starting to scare the hell out of me. Dem pres, Dem House, Dem Senate, and the first 100 days of traditional honeymoon = national disaster. Doesn’t matter if BO is a one or a two termer…we will never be able to undo all the damage.

I was pretty ticked when Johnny Mac was the last man standing….didn’t want to come over at all and said so…now I’m in. Unless he suddenly sprouts a tail and horns I’m in. No I’m not thrilled about it. Yes I’m compromising. Better that then stapling my ‘mandatory-volunteerism’ voucher to my tax return.

Limerick on February 21, 2008 at 10:41 PM

With any luck, BO will be a one term-er.

darkpixel on February 21, 2008 at 10:35 PM

Forget that!

How about No terms!

Go McCain!

Chakra Hammer on February 21, 2008 at 10:48 PM

Go McCain!

We may be forced to settle on McShamnesty in the General, but DO NOT come here and say “Go McShamnesty”. That is insulting to those here that hold conservative values, the same ones McShamnesty has stolen from the Republican Party.

malan89 on February 21, 2008 at 11:01 PM

Go McCain!

Chakra Hammer on February 21, 2008 at 10:48 PM

Oh, he’s going all right. Right back to the Senate.

paul006 on February 21, 2008 at 11:02 PM

Oh, he’s going all right. Right back to the Senate.

paul006 on February 21, 2008 at 11:02 PM

Hopefully he’ll pull a Dole and quit the Senate to focus on his run. Then we can put a real Republican in his seat.

malan89 on February 21, 2008 at 11:03 PM

I hate to say, but she’s right.

SouthernGent on February 21, 2008 at 10:18
Agree, maybe the first time ever, she is right.

SIJ6141 on February 21, 2008 at 11:04 PM

This sit on your hands stuff is really starting to scare the hell out of me. Dem pres, Dem House, Dem Senate, and the first 100 days of traditional honeymoon = national disaster. Doesn’t matter if BO is a one or a two termer…we will never be able to undo all the damage.

I was pretty ticked when Johnny Mac was the last man standing….didn’t want to come over at all and said so…now I’m in. Unless he suddenly sprouts a tail and horns I’m in. No I’m not thrilled about it. Yes I’m compromising. Better that then stapling my ‘mandatory-volunteerism’ voucher to my tax return.

Limerick on February 21, 2008 at 10:41 PM

Welcome aboard, the water’s not too bad in here :-). And malan89, if we don’t support McCain, we’re gonna get Obama.

“Go McCain” doesn’t equal “I love McCain and you should too”

funky chicken on February 21, 2008 at 11:04 PM

The Obama phenomonon amazes me. I’ve never seem a more empty candidate say less and go farther. As a matter of fact, we don’t even have to talk about how far he’s gone in the campaign.

The fact that he’s holding peoples attention this long is mind blowing. After his 2004 Democratic Convention speech, people were wetting themselves in excitement. I thought, “Ahh…he’s a nobody. He’ll fade.”

Four years later, people are still hanging on to this guy’s emptiness. He’s fast food and people are crunching into him like he’s a 5 course meal!

I don’t get it.

Skidd on February 21, 2008 at 11:05 PM

You can fool some of the people all of the time and most of the people some of the time….

William Amos on February 21, 2008 at 11:10 PM

Michelle, get a life. That line was processed, polled, parsed and delivered flat; and then got booed. Take some time off. You head is numb.

revolution on February 21, 2008 at 11:12 PM

“Go McCain” doesn’t equal “I love McCain and you should too”

It does for Chakra. I don’t mind talking about taking the least liberal of two liberals, but don’t come here and try to tell me McShamnesty is a conservative. And that is his name. McShamnesty. I’d also accept McHatesfreespeech or McNotaxcuts. We can’t forget what he’s done to hurt the conservative movement. Hating McShamnesty (his policies, don’t bring up the war record…we all respect that) on everything except National Security doesn’t mean I like B. Hussein and I’ll probably end up voting for McShamnesy (or at least skip the Presidential Race, and focus on getting rid of our Freshman, do nothing lib congressman).

malan89 on February 21, 2008 at 11:12 PM

I wonder who wrote it for her.

Thats got James Carvel written all over it.

To bad she couldn’t deliver it without the
secondary explaination that followed.

Texyank on February 21, 2008 at 11:12 PM

Michelle, get a life. That line was processed, polled, parsed and delivered flat; and then got booed.

That wasn’t Michelle that posted this…it was AP. In fact, Michelle rarely posts here. You’ll have to go to her blog at michellemalkin.com. But the line was awesome…unless you’re one of the Messiah’s followers.

malan89 on February 21, 2008 at 11:13 PM

Man…he’s really starting to buy into his own greatness isn’t he.

Egotism appears to be a component of silly season as well.

The Ugly American on February 21, 2008 at 11:14 PM

The Ugly American on February 21, 2008 at 11:14 PM

Yes he is and it’s gonna hurt when he falls on his face.

Texyank on February 21, 2008 at 11:17 PM

And if it’s Silly Season, Hillary is the Mother of all Mother Natures – angry, vengeful and unpredictable.

AprilOrit on February 21, 2008 at 11:18 PM

The Ugly American on February 21, 2008 at 11:14 PM

Amen.

He is starting to buy into his own messianic bunk. This is all too easy for him now. The guy’s never been tested.

Will he be or will we be calling him “President” next January? I don’t have a clue.

Skidd on February 21, 2008 at 11:18 PM

He’s really impressed with his speeches.

As far as Hillery’s remark….ohhh the Messiah is very displeased and shows it. That sepia skin of his is very, very thin.

UnEasyRider on February 21, 2008 at 11:19 PM

Chakra was a big time Rudy supporter from the beginning…..

funky chicken on February 21, 2008 at 11:22 PM

“Metamorphosis You Can Mimeograph!”

Dorvillian on February 21, 2008 at 11:28 PM

Man, Mubarak stuck to her – and then she stepped in a big ol’ stinky cow pattie!

mksmithwriter on February 21, 2008 at 11:31 PM

Chakra was a big time Rudy supporter from the beginning…..

funky chicken on February 21, 2008 at 11:22 PM

Yep!

Go Rudy!
Go Fred!
Go Mitt!
Go McCain!

——–

I’m still waiting for Huckabee so I can add him to the list!
His endorsement should be fun to watch, I like Huckabee,
I like the humor, I just think what he is doing could be
hurting him more in the long run.

Rudy has always been my first choice.

Chakra Hammer on February 21, 2008 at 11:34 PM

You mugs better the picture and get it fast. It’s that you go out and support MacCain or you will have Obama as POTUS. If you’re ok with that, then just go home now and stay the hell out of the rest or our way. We still give a sh!t about our country. At fifty years old, I finally donated money to a presidential candidate…Fred. He was out before my primary so my vote went to Romney. They’re both out of the race so it’s either get with the program or get out of the process. It’s OUR future at stake and if you’re willing to let a Dem turn our country into a socialist nation then truly, shame on you! You’re just cutting off your nose to spite your face; all of our faces.

Big John on February 21, 2008 at 11:37 PM

First off, everyone is entitled to vote or not to vote for McCain. That is your choice. You’ll make it for your reasons.

This is why I have decided that my personal objections to McCain are not important going to stop me from voting for him….

1. Have a Democratic President while a Demorcratic House & Senate send him/her laws to sign. We won’t be able to stop a single bill they want passed. No veto. No fillibusters.

2. SCOTUS nominations

3. Retreat from Afghanistan.

4. Retreat from Iraq.

5. Forcing Israel to give up her 1967 territories (or more)

6. Mandatory Health Care. They offer you two choices: Buy your own (which must meet minimum standards) or they will buy it for you and take it directly out of your paycheck.

7. GUARANTEED Amnesty for illegals and GUARANTEED open borders.

8. Repeal of the Patriot Act.

9. Termination of NSA communications intelligence gathering on phones.

10. United Nations overview of American security decisions.

11. Government controls on ‘Patriotic’ business.

12. MANDATORY community service. Work for free or get a tax penalty.

13. 2nd Amendment restrictions. Goal….no citizen guns.

14. Government censorship of news/bloogers through the Fairness Doctrine.

15. Kyoto treaty signing guarantee.

16. Energy exploration handcuffed, and every watt of power you used taxed for waste.

17. Income Tax increases.

18. Signing of the World Court treaty allowing U.S. Soldiers/Citizens to be tried in a foreign court and subject to foreign laws.

19. Social Security never fixed.

20. Continuation of ‘Earmarks’ in all legislation.

Those are some of my reasons for swallowing my pride and signing on. Some of those things might happen, Amnesty being one of them, even if McCain gets in, but not all of them. Few of them in my opinion. I’ll take what I can get, and work for a better candidate in 2012.

Limerick on February 21, 2008 at 11:43 PM

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