Kathleen Parker: President Hillary just might save the world, you know

posted at 7:21 pm on August 14, 2013 by Allahpundit

Via RCP, I think she’s kidding on the square, exaggerating a bit for effect but otherwise legitimately convinced of what she’s saying. Read her column and you’ll see that it boils down to two points. One: A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something. (“Thus far,” she says of America’s 44 male presidents, “invasions, bunker-busting mega-bombs and killer drones seem not to be having the desired effect.”) That smells more like lazy stereotyping than hard science, but let’s grant that it’s true on average that women are less warlike. Is Hillary “average” in this regard? Her biggest liability on the left in 2008 was her vote for the Iraq war; she later enthusiastically backed O’s intervention in Libya as Secretary of State. She strained repeatedly during the primaries five years ago to get to Obama’s right on using military force, once vowing to “obliterate” Iran if they used nuclear weapons against Israel. Parker herself, for cripes sake, goes on to note that veterans of the famously hawkish Bush administration were pulling for Hillary over Obama because she was “better prepared to handle international challenges.”

If you’re tired of “invasions” and “mega-bombs,” she’s … not the obvious choice. And the irony is, Hillary’s positions on those issues were doubtless driven in part by her recognizing that a woman candidate for the presidency will be viewed more skeptically by some voters as a potential commander-in-chief than a man would, precisely because of the stereotype invoked by Parker here. Women leaders won’t use guns and bombs when necessary, the stereotype goes; they’re too soft, too interested in “dialogue” rather than protecting America’s interests. Hillary’s wisely sensitive to that and has tried to compensate accordingly. She might continue trying to compensate as president, in which case the “women are less warlike” rationale is, to borrow a word, obliterated.

Point two: Even in a column touting her as a potential savior of the world (which I guess is de rigueur for Democratic nominees now), Parker can’t come up with a solid achievement of Hillary’s to tout. Here’s the best she can do by way of actual accomplishments:

Rewinding the tape to 1995 at the U.N.’s Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, then-first lady Hillary Clinton empowered women as never before with just a few words: “Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, once and for all.”…

To millions, she is a role model and a warrior for women’s right to self-determination. As secretary of state, she continued the work of predecessors Condoleezza Rice and Madeleine Albright, who first insisted that women’s rights be part of our foreign policy, and then pushed further. Under Hillary’s watch, Obama made permanent the Office of Global Women’s Issues and appointed longtime Hillary colleague Melanne Verveer as ambassador-at-large…

Whether one likes or dislikes Hillary, few dispute that she has matured in her public role. Her résumécan be topped by few and the symbolic power of electing a woman president — especially this woman — can’t be overestimated.

She changed the world for women “as never before” by uttering a bromide about women’s rights at the UN, then continued the work of other secretaries of state in championing women’s rights. And she’s got a great resume. That’s the case for Hillary, world savior, such as it is. What you’re seeing in columns like this, and in the sort of messianism that greeted O in 2008, is identity not only as a substitute for major career achievements but as something actually superior to them. We don’t need someone with a track record of significant civic, business, or military accomplishments; we need someone who, by virtue of the historic nature of their candidacy and their own iconic persona, will somehow save the world purely by attaining power. It was unconvincing five years ago. It’s less convincing now.


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Stupid *$!*1

98ZJUSMC on August 14, 2013 at 7:23 PM

She couldn’t save 1 Ambassador.

RickB on August 14, 2013 at 7:23 PM

*Deeply inhales* Aaaaaaaaah! The sexism smells so sweet!

*Coughs* The idiocy after-taste I could do without.

ThePrez on August 14, 2013 at 7:24 PM

What a nincompoop this Parker ninny is.

VorDaj on August 14, 2013 at 7:25 PM

They can’t figure how working less than men influences their pay but they’re going to save the world.

rogerb on August 14, 2013 at 7:25 PM

One: A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something.

Didn’t Hillary campaign on that whole “3 AM Phone Call” shtick? Something tells me she has what is needed underneath her pant suit to pull the trigger.

blammm on August 14, 2013 at 7:26 PM

Let some foreign leader insult HilldaBeast’s thunder Thighs and it will be WWIII and WWIV.

VorDaj on August 14, 2013 at 7:27 PM

“Just not Conservative women.”

-Kathleen Parker

portlandon on August 14, 2013 at 7:27 PM

From what ?

Vince Foster?

viking01 on August 14, 2013 at 7:28 PM

One: A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something.

Frankly that is not only untrue, it’s offensive.

It’s far more likely any woman President will be so concerned about being seen as weak that she will over compensate by being too aggressive. Where are all the woman who went against Obama’s moves in Africa? Has he made Africa a more peaceful place?

Rocks on August 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM

A president Hillary would make my head explode. 8 years of one “progressive” is my limit.

rbj on August 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM

So, black messiah is old news now I guess. Now it’s v@gina messiah.

NotCoach on August 14, 2013 at 7:31 PM

She been through menopause yet?

davidk on August 14, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Oh please she is no more capable of shoveling crap. She rode on coat tails her entire life. Worst of all it was billy Jeff’s coat tails. At least if you’re gonna use someone pick one one with class or dignity so you can claim you had a respectable mentor

jaywemm on August 14, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Name one nation, not the Nation of Islam, where people, women in specific, are free/freer, due to Hillary/obama, I triple dare you.

Plus, she and obama have blood on their hands/souls and she’s as dumb as obama at 3:00a.m. when the phone rings.

Schadenfreude on August 14, 2013 at 7:32 PM

How much longer must we put up with such utter colossal stupidity from these arrogant fools. I cannot come up with the proper words to describe their smirking idiocy.

Alinsky on August 14, 2013 at 7:32 PM

warrior for women’s right to self-determination

“It takes a village”.

Buddahpundit on August 14, 2013 at 7:33 PM

Hillary’s resume:
- Voted for Iraq War but against the surge.
- Embarrassed the US vis a vis Russia by trying to project a weak “restart” to relations, only to “supercharge” them
- Accomplished absolutely nothing in terms of Middle East peace as SOS
- Oversaw the security efforts and response to numerous attacks on US embassies that lead to death of 4 Americans
- Failed in her attempt to champion Hillarycare.
- Turned a blind eye to her husband’s philandering.

blammm on August 14, 2013 at 7:34 PM

Rocks on August 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM

And if the other country’s leader is a chick? Nothin’ wilder than a chick fight.

davidk on August 14, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Hilary didn’t try to save Americans under attack in Benghazi, I doubt she can save a country. Parker is an embarrassment to her gender.

fight like a girl on August 14, 2013 at 7:35 PM

Town Hall Conservative.

David Blue on August 14, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Well, before drunken, old Traitor-Hillary can “save the world”, she’s gonna have to learn to walk without falling down.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7HkT2W_gdZ0

Pork-Chop on August 14, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Mika is the only one that can make Joe Scarborough look smart. Perhaps Kathleen Parker is the only one who can make Mika look smart (by comparison).

bw222 on August 14, 2013 at 7:38 PM

Parker is respected by moderate Republican women

Sad to see she is another ‘vagina’ voter…very very sad

Redford on August 14, 2013 at 7:39 PM

Town Hall Conservative.

David Blue on August 14, 2013 at 7:36 PM

Isn’t that a contradiction of terms?

bw222 on August 14, 2013 at 7:39 PM

What a nincompoop this Parker ninny is.

VorDaj on August 14, 2013 at 7:25 PM

And yet for a long time she was accorded status as a conservative pundit.

David Blue on August 14, 2013 at 7:39 PM

Isn’t that a contradiction of terms?

bw222 on August 14, 2013 at 7:39 PM

You noticed. :)

David Blue on August 14, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Some real-world examples of warlike women leaders: Joan of Arc, Isabella of Castille, Elizabeth I, Catherine the Great, Golda Meir, Indira Gandhi, Benazir Bhutto, Margaret Thatcher.

aengus on August 14, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Hillary took the job as Obama’s SOS so she could screw up everything and viola she comes back to save the day!!!!

She is running on a restoring trust in government campaign?

Wait wasn’t she in the government? So that seems kinda lame???

The democrats want her so that when the Republicans slam her they will cry sexism!!!!!

Will the democrats ever run a white guy as President again??? Joe Biden???

redguy on August 14, 2013 at 7:40 PM

She couldn’t save 1 Ambassador.

RickB on August 14, 2013 at 7:23 PM

Shut it down. This thread is done. Well said.

KCB on August 14, 2013 at 7:40 PM

One: A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something.

Frankly that is not only untrue, it’s offensive.

It’s far more likely any woman President will be so concerned about being seen as weak that she will over compensate by being too aggressive. Where are all the woman who went against Obama’s moves in Africa? Has he made Africa a more peaceful place?

Rocks on August 14, 2013 at 7:30 PM

This woman agrees with your points.
In addition, we have plenty of women in power who have down great damage…and throughout history. This is full tilt effing wacko,not true and obnoxious.

Speaking of, where is
Where is Cynthia McKinney? Healing the world?

Here it comes..the race card will be out and the clam card in.

bazil9 on August 14, 2013 at 7:41 PM

Where do we get this women are so peaceful crap? I’ve seen woman against woman rivalries that are extremely vicious, and I was glad there were no armies around.

Mark1971 on August 14, 2013 at 7:42 PM

America = Benghazi

trs on August 14, 2013 at 7:42 PM

*done

bazil9 on August 14, 2013 at 7:42 PM

‘Cuz, like, um, ya know, Boudica, Isabella of Castile, Catherine of Aragon, Catherine the Great, Benazir Bhutto, Golda Meir, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, Imelda Marcos, Park Geun-hye and Julia Gillard all saved the world.

Resist We Much on August 14, 2013 at 7:43 PM

Where do we get this women are so peaceful crap? I’ve seen woman against woman rivalries that are extremely vicious, and I was glad there were no armies around.

Mark1971 on August 14, 2013 at 7:42 PM

That’s the reason why defence counsel usually tries to seat more men than women on juries in rape trials and the like.

Resist We Much on August 14, 2013 at 7:44 PM

Because nothing says ‘I can save the world!’ like laying down and playing Tammy Wynette.

Resist We Much on August 14, 2013 at 7:45 PM

Will this idiot come out against rap songs calling women b*tches & hos? Of course not. Because on the lib delusional victimhood-worship-scale, black trumps female. What utterly mentally defective flakes. They all should be in rubber rooms. I’m amazed that they can get out of bed in the morning.

WhatSlushfund on August 14, 2013 at 7:45 PM

The iconic tragedy of our culture is that the hive of shallow-brained ninnies like Parker have a dominant influence and voice via their mass media presence.
The Republic is over.
Face it.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on August 14, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Or, she may just drop dead in office, you know.

She had stroke, they lied about it and it wouldn’t surprise me if she stroked out.

Blake on August 14, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Kathleen Parker: President Hillary just might save the world, you know

I know of at least 4 guys from Benghazi that would disagree…if they were still alive.

But hey…What Difference Does It Make?

Jumpin’ Christmas, who let Parker slip her leash and get near a microphone again?

BlaxPac on August 14, 2013 at 7:47 PM

Every time I see Parker I wonder who the genius was who decided she should be the conservative counterpart to Eliot Spitzer.

Mark1971 on August 14, 2013 at 7:47 PM

Hillary’s resume:
- Voted for Iraq War but against the surge.

blammm on August 14, 2013 at 7:34 PM

“In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including Al Qaeda members, though there is apparently no evidence of his involvement in the terrible events of September 11, 2001. It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons. Should he succeed in that endeavor, he could alter the political and security landscape of the Middle East, which as we know all too well affects American security.” — Hillary Clinton, October 10, 2002

davidk on August 14, 2013 at 7:48 PM

I especially liked Hillary’s celebration of Khaddafi being raped and murdered while in captivity.

malclave on August 14, 2013 at 7:48 PM

Hillary Clinton, Susan Rice, and Samantha Power are the reason that the US intervened in Libya…with bombs.

Resist We Much on August 14, 2013 at 7:48 PM

The iconic tragedy of our culture is that the hive of shallow-brained ninnies like Parker have a dominant influence and voice via their mass media presence.
The Republic is over.
Face it.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on August 14, 2013 at 7:46 PM

Parker is well respected by moderate Republican women, she does influence and voting for ‘Hillary because she is woman’ will be huge in 2016…very very sad

Redford on August 14, 2013 at 7:48 PM

I understand that Parker’s not a liberal but isn’t it the liberal/progressive view that men and women aren’t any different? That the differences are nurture and not nature? They’re cultural and not innate?

So, is the liberal POV no longer valid? Men and women ARE different?

Obviously, they are. And generally speaking women are less “aggressive” than men. Generally. But the exceptions are so vast as to render essentially meaningless any statement that “Women will save the world.”

It is interesting, as AP notes, that nowhere did Parker mention Hillary Clinton’s support for a lot of the military actions that she (Parker) condemns.

SteveMG on August 14, 2013 at 7:49 PM

What you’re seeing in columns like this, and in the sort of messianism that greeted O in 2008, is identity not only as a substitute for major career achievements but as something actually superior to them. We don’t need someone with a track record of significant civic, business, or military accomplishments; we need someone who, by virtue of the historic nature of their candidacy and their own iconic persona, will somehow save the world purely by attaining power. It was unconvincing five years ago. It’s less convincing now.

While you are correct and most people who read HA would agree, it is precisely the reason that she is a woman (who will get a free pass from the media this time around) and it would be historic that she will win if she does run.

The November 2012 election was a clear choice you just described above, a known failure vs. a man of many accomplishments. Personality and a good story (style) will trump substance going forward.

I hope I am wrong, but last November was a fateful day for the future of this country.

jjjdad on August 14, 2013 at 7:50 PM

She been through menopause yet?

davidk on August 14, 2013 at 7:32 PM

Parker was born in 1951, so she’s 62 – the Nancy Piglosi of “Journalism.” She has more replacement parts than a 1972 Olds that’s been in five major collisions.

bw222 on August 14, 2013 at 7:50 PM

No accomplishments would appear to be a feature not a bug in general today and with Democrats in particular.

Cindy Munford on August 14, 2013 at 7:54 PM

You noticed. :)

David Blue on August 14, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Kinda like Hot Air conservative?

bw222 on August 14, 2013 at 7:54 PM

I don’t know why she’s being seen as the inevitable candidate. She did worse running against Obama than Mitt Romney.

Ronnie on August 14, 2013 at 7:57 PM

Kathleen Parker has no regard for gender. All that matters to her is the ‘Socialized Government’ ideology.

If Bob Filner were running against Sarah Palin for President, who do you think Kathleen Parker is going to vote for?

listens2glenn on August 14, 2013 at 7:58 PM

First: Was not Obama supposed to have done that already? Was that not the whole point in electing him the first time?

Second: Says the woman who made her career out of, catting on Sarah Palin. Isn’t Kathleen Parker supposed to be a ‘Conservative columnist’? Nice solidarity there – She’s no Conservative.

Sharr on August 14, 2013 at 8:01 PM

And so it begins……dividing voters and turning the 2016 campaign into the Adam v. Eve grudge match!

Kathleen and Mika, colossal jewels in the crown of ignorance.

PappyD61 on August 14, 2013 at 8:01 PM

Dude.

If I wanted to read and watch so much of PMSNBC’s craziness I would just click on over there.

HotAirian on August 14, 2013 at 8:01 PM

the left will put up whoever will march with barry…and whoever barry wants as prezy. I suspect he’s not done yet, his legacy needs to be assured…and the ‘transformation’ needs to be normalized and set in place.

that may be hillary..or maybe not. Depends on her fealty to barry. The Clintons have baggage from the left’s point of view. But, they’ve done a lot of good for the left too. So it is way too early…barry hasn’t made up his mind yet, imo.

i will say that a Clinton II/Bush III race would have at least the advantage of signalling in clear terms, that experiment is pretty much over, and that we can now move on with our lives

r keller on August 14, 2013 at 8:01 PM

I guess she can save the world just like she helped saved those in Benghazi. She can save the world like Stalin saved the Kulaks, like Hitler saved the Jews. Like she saved Vince Foster.

Zelsdorf Ragshaft on August 14, 2013 at 8:02 PM

Parker is well respected by moderate Republican women, she does influence and voting for ‘Hillary because she is woman’ will be huge in 2016…very very sad

Redford on August 14, 2013 at 7:48 PM

And, should she become President, we will be in for 4/8 years of:

‘That’s raaaacist sexist! You cannot mock or criticise The First Black Womyn President!!!’

And, when she leaves office, it will be:

‘That’s raaaacist sexist xenophobic and raaaacist! You cannot mock or criticise The First Black Womyn Hispanic President!!!’

And, after TFHP leaves office, it will be:

‘That’s raaaacist sexist xenophobic and raaaacist homophobic! You cannot mock or criticise The First Black Womyn Hispanic Gay President!!!’

And, after TFGP leaves office, it will be:

‘That’s raaaacist sexist xenophobic and raaaacist homophobic Islamophobic! You cannot mock or criticise The First Black Womyn Hispanic Gay Muslim President!!!’

As long as an identity politics Democrat is POTUS, it will be:

Rinse, lather, repeat.

Resist We Much on August 14, 2013 at 8:03 PM

Resist We Much on August 14, 2013 at 8:03 PM

You nailed it!

bazil9 on August 14, 2013 at 8:05 PM

The world is now stupider for having had to suffer through that opinion being expressed.

BD57 on August 14, 2013 at 8:07 PM

One: A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something.

And because women get along with each other so much better than men get along with each other, right?

farsighted on August 14, 2013 at 8:07 PM

Is that Cheryl Attkisson talking about Hillary? (Chelsea’s a liar, too)

“CLINTON: Well, Tom, I can tell you that I may be a lot of things. But I’m not dumb. And I wrote about going to Bosnia in my book in 2004. I laid it all out there. And you’re right. On a couple of occasions in the last weeks, I just said some things that weren’t in keeping with what I knew to be the case and what I had written about in my book.”

“And then, unfortunately, in a few occasions, I was not as accurate as I have been in the past.”

“And I have said that, you know, it just didn’t jive with what I had written about and knew to be the truth.”

Funny I can’t find the video of the debate. Here’s the transcript.

I guess Clinton gets her bona fides by dodging sniper fire in Bosnia.

jaime on August 14, 2013 at 8:09 PM

‘That’s raaaacist sexist xenophobic and raaaacist homophobic Islamophobic! You cannot mock or criticise The First Black Womyn Hispanic Gay Muslim President!!!’

Resist We Much on August 14, 2013 at 8:03 PM

Already got one of those.

bgibbs1000 on August 14, 2013 at 8:10 PM

Where’s the transcript?

jaime on August 14, 2013 at 8:11 PM

Good idea. She should start with saving Saudi Arabia. When she’s done there she can move on to Pakistan.

Oldnuke on August 14, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Good idea. She should start with saving Saudi Arabia. When she’s done there she can move on to Pakistan.

Oldnuke on August 14, 2013 at 8:16 PM

Oh, and once she’s saved those two we can talk about that president thingy.

Oldnuke on August 14, 2013 at 8:17 PM

Normally I really love women.

Bmore on August 14, 2013 at 8:18 PM

Turns out Obama is the first woman president, no?

MT on August 14, 2013 at 8:20 PM

We need a woman to run against Hillary. Yes, it’s come to that.

MT on August 14, 2013 at 8:22 PM

HILROD 2008 Campaign:

Hillary Clinton Mocks Obama’s Hope
**********************************

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=89ia8I2jtfI

canopfor on August 14, 2013 at 8:25 PM

Having grown up in a family where women have risen to high levels in their fields without looking the other way while their husbands abused young women because of their political power, I find the adoration of Hilary difficult to comprehend. In my family, strong women would have instantly confronted the issue and stopped it.

duncantwn on August 14, 2013 at 8:27 PM

A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something.

NEWSFLASH! 30 years as a cop, and I can tell you the most vicious fighter in the world is a pissed off woman!

As for Hillary!, WHERE WAS SHE AT 3AM?

GarandFan on August 14, 2013 at 8:29 PM

Just so you all know, women are exactly equal in capability to men.

Except for those areas in which women are superior.

Courtesy of your American Public School System!

JimLennon on August 14, 2013 at 8:30 PM

She’s a lying, heartless, corrupt, socialist incompetent just like Obama, but there are morons in our midst who will sit out the election if her opponent is Christie.

Basilsbest on August 14, 2013 at 8:31 PM

One: A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something.
=================================

Ever since HilRod had to do a KaBucki Tap Dance at the Bosnian airports tarmac,

I bet she vowed revenge!!

HilRod will create War Zones where Hopey left,er,leaves off,

er,sumpins!!

canopfor on August 14, 2013 at 8:32 PM

I don’t think they’ll give you a job at MSNBC, Kathleen.

rickv404 on August 14, 2013 at 8:32 PM

As for Hillary!, WHERE WAS SHE AT 3AM?

GarandFan on August 14, 2013 at 8:29 PM

GarandFan:0

Maybes playing Strip Poker,er Game of Spades!
(sarc)

canopfor on August 14, 2013 at 8:34 PM

That Midol Molly is a cuckold with a little brain damage from the stroke.If she were elected we will hear what brand shoes,bras,and purses she buys.What’s left of the men in this country will be drinking heavily to dull the pain.

docflash on August 14, 2013 at 8:42 PM

This sounds painfully familiar to the message coming from the Messiah’s campaign. Yawn…

College Prof on August 14, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Basilsbest on August 14, 2013 at 8:31 PM

Do you think Chris Christie will be as good a President as Mitt Romney has been?

bw222 on August 14, 2013 at 8:52 PM

Hey kathleen, ever hear of once bitten, twice shy? You went gaga over oboobi’s creases and woke up 5 years later. So are you gonna wait till 2021 to wake up to the fact your madame president is a failure thru and thru? What a RINO.

AH_C on August 14, 2013 at 8:53 PM

I know that the word has fallen out of favor in clinical circles, but, nonetheless, Hillary is a sociopath. She simply mimics human emotion and empathy in a calculated quest for power. The reason she didn’t quickly react after Bill’s publicized dalliance with Lewinsky is that she had to first overcome her contempt for the public that thought his behavior noteworthy, and second she had to parse out an appropriate ‘wronged woman’ response for that same contemptible public The people who don’t see this are the same people who couldn’t see the self-destructive narcissism of Jon Edwards … from a mile away.

M240H on August 14, 2013 at 9:03 PM

The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum.

roflmmfao

donabernathy on August 14, 2013 at 9:06 PM

She is an idiot.

1. drones work

2. if anti-war is your game, Rand Paul is your man.

kaltes on August 14, 2013 at 9:08 PM

“If the world is ever going to be saved, women are going to do it.”

And that’s why we need a True Conservative for POTUS.

Palin 2016

ChuckTX on August 14, 2013 at 9:14 PM

“Human rights are women’s rights and women’s rights are human rights, once and for all.”

LOL, that doesn’t even reach bromide levels, AP. That sounds like Tweedle-dee and/or Tweedle-dum.

ddrintn on August 14, 2013 at 9:18 PM

Parker is well respected by moderate Republican women…

Redford on August 14, 2013 at 7:48 PM

Most of whom usually vote Dem anyway. Parker’s not really “respected” by many at all. She’s a token “conservative” mouthing what liberals want to hear. Sort of like David Brooks.

ddrintn on August 14, 2013 at 9:21 PM

Kathleen Parker: President Hillary just might save the world, you know

Alternative headline: Kathleen Parker Takes Stupid to New Heights

There Goes the Neighborhood on August 14, 2013 at 9:28 PM

She hasn’t had a critical thought in 30 years. This is all ’70s feminist bilge. I think Hillary’s term as S of State hasn’t made the world safer one bit. She sat by through the ’90s as AQ escalated attacks on the U.S. and others, culminating in 9/11/2001 and nothing seemed to have taught her a thing. The same goes for Ms. Parker as well. They both probably still think that violence never solved anything.

What if they needed the military and all the men went Galt?

flataffect on August 14, 2013 at 9:32 PM

What you’re seeing in columns like this, and in the sort of messianism that greeted O in 2008, is identity not only as a substitute for major career achievements but as something actually superior to them.

Or, to borrow and enhance an old Cindy Sheehan phrase: Identity as Absolute Moral Authority

I’m surprised Kathleen Parker didn’t mention her steely resolve under sniper fire….

There Goes the Neighborhood on August 14, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Kathleen Parker: President Hillary just might save the world, you know

I noticed that she couldn’t keep a straight face.

These camp followers (of both parties) are such despicable prostitutes. They have no soul and no morals whatsoever.

Dr. ZhivBlago on August 14, 2013 at 9:40 PM

One: A woman president is more likely to bring peace because women are less warlike or something. (“Thus far,” she says of America’s 44 male presidents, “invasions, bunker-busting mega-bombs and killer drones seem not to be having the desired effect.”)

On March 21, 1999, Hillary expressed her views by phone to the President: “I urged him to bomb

http://www.ontheissues.org/senate/Hillary_Clinton_Kosovo.htm

We came, we saw, he died

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-503544_162-20123348-503544/clinton-on-qaddafi-we-came-we-saw-he-died/

Dear me, once again the Spanish Lit major proves she is one dim bulb.

Dreadnought on August 14, 2013 at 10:06 PM

Save this.

2Tru2Tru on August 14, 2013 at 10:07 PM

Or, to borrow and enhance an old Cindy Sheehan phrase: Identity as Absolute Moral Authority

I’m surprised Kathleen Parker didn’t mention her steely resolve under sniper fire….

There Goes the Neighborhood on August 14, 2013 at 9:37 PM

Well then, I guess I’ll have to do it.

http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/03/26/485014/-The-War-Journals-of-Hillary-Clinton-Vol-1#

Only time I’ll ever link to (ugh) Kos.

Dreadnought on August 14, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Yeah, Right, Kathleen. The answer is a hen house.

Sheesh.

Cleombrotus on August 14, 2013 at 10:13 PM

I cannot come up with the proper words to describe their smirking idiocy.

Alinsky on August 14, 2013 at 7:32 PM

hen house.

Cleombrotus on August 14, 2013 at 10:15 PM

She couldn’t save 1 Ambassador.

RickB on August 14, 2013 at 7:23 PM

Shut it down. This thread is done. Well said.

KCB on August 14, 2013 at 7:40 PM

Seconded.

44Magnum on August 14, 2013 at 10:17 PM

Yeah, she couldn’t save 4 Americans under her care in Benghazi, so how is she supposed to save the world?!

easyt65 on August 14, 2013 at 10:55 PM

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