Great news from Hillary: The Russian reset worked

posted at 3:21 pm on July 24, 2014 by Allahpundit

It’s obvious what she’s trying to do here but this is a weird, weird moment to do it.

When she says the reset “worked,” the use of past tense is quite deliberate.

“What I think I demonstrate in the book, is that the reset worked,” Clinton told guest host John Harwood on NPR’s “On Point” on Thursday during a conversation about her new memoir, “Hard Choices.” “It was an effort to try to obtain Russian cooperation on some key objectives while (Dmitry) Medvedev was president.”…

“When Putin announced in the fall of 2011 that he was coming back, I had no illusions,” Clinton said. “I wrote a memo to the President, in fact I wrote two memos to the President, pointing out that we were going to have to change our thinking and approach. We had gotten all we could get from the reset.”…

During the interview with Harwood, Clinton acknowledged the number of foreign policy crises around the world but appeared to distance herself from decisions the Obama administration has made since she left in 2013.

“Every administration, every party in the White House has the responsibility during the time it is there to do the best we can to lead and manage the many problems we face,” Clinton said when asked if the Obama administration is to blame for a number of issues around the world. “And I think we did in the first term.”

Five years ago, she posed like a dope with a fake “reset” button alongside Russia’s foreign minister. Five years later, we’re locked in Cold War II. Her spin doctors’ mind-bending task: Come up with an argument, somehow, that that qualifies as a “success.” The only way to do it is to argue that it was a success but that, through no fault of Hillary’s own, of course, it collapsed in a heap. Officially, she’s going to blame the failure of the reset on Putin re-assuming the presidency after four years of Medvedev, but that makes no sense. As Hillary herself concedes (“of course Putin still pulled the strings”), Putin was calling the shots as prime minister during Obama’s first term while Medvedev kept his presidential seat warm. Russian law forbids more than two consecutive terms as president — for now — so Czar Vladimir temporarily stepped aside for a catspaw. She’s drawing a lame distinction between Medvedev and Putin simply as an excuse for why her biggest initiative as Secretary of State now lies in ruins.

Unofficially, of course, she’s also drawing a tacit contrast between herself and Obama: Things with Russia were fine during his first term but once she left State, everything went to hell. If having Putin as president of Russia is the key to all this, I’m not sure why we should expect different foreign policy results from President Hillary; after all, Putin will still be czar or king or emperor two years from now. But you’re not supposed to think too hard about this. This is political reasoning at its most basic: Hillary in power (2009) = quiet Russia, Hillary out of power (2013) = aggressive Russia, Hillary in power (2017) = ________________. If she mentions the reset at all on the campaign trail, it’ll only be as a reference point from which to compare how much more menacing Putin is today, which proves we need a more hawkish Democrat like her in the White House. Bottom line, with respect to Russia, the next Democratic nominee will sound a lot more like the last Republican one than she will Obama.

Speaking of Hillary being out of power, this sure is interesting:

Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, who raised eyebrows earlier this year by questioning the sense of “inevitability” around Hillary Clinton’s potential presidential candidacy, emphasized Thursday that he’s worried Clinton’s inner circle will perpetuate an “off-putting” feeling of “entitlement” surrounding her possible White House bid…

Patrick wasn’t asked directly if he’d consider running for president in 2016, but, asked by a listener whether he believes a presidential candidate from “liberal Massachusetts” could ever win the presidency, Patrick rejected the premise.

“Massachusetts is not that liberal,” he said. “We have more unenrolled independents than we do registered Democrats and registered Republicans combined … We have Democrats in Massachusetts who would be Republicans anywhere else.”

“It’s not like we’re pals,” he said when asked if he’d spoken to Hillary about this at length. Patrick would be a rare serious challenger to Hillary in a primary, partly because he’s got executive experience, partly because he’s a longtime friend of Obama’s and *might* be able to bring some members of ObamaWorld on board, and partly because he could potentially consolidate the black vote like O did six years ago. That probably wouldn’t deny her the nomination, but Hillary obviously wants to keep O’s coalition intact for the general election. If she wins a nasty primary fight with Patrick but alienates some black voters in the process, she’s got turnout problems in the general. Run, Deval, run!


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Reset this:

Fox is reporting Artillery in Russian is shelling positions inside Ukraine.

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

oops… artillery in Russia…

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Нет, он не

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:25 PM

LilliPutin is the luckiest bastard on Earth.

He lives in the age of obama.

Hillary is a dumb hag, if she believes this.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:25 PM

“Every administration, every party in the White House has the responsibility during the time it is there to do the best we can to lead and manage the many problems we face,” Clinton said when asked if the Obama administration is to blame for a number of issues around the world. “And I think we did in the first term.”

She is running. She is now trying to get ahead of the power curve on what is going on in Ukraine/Russia. A very lame weak A$$ attempt, but an attempt to get ahead of the news cycle and separate herself from Obama’s second Term impending disasters.

I doubt it will work.

Johnnyreb on July 24, 2014 at 3:25 PM

Nuance Delusion.

FIFY

Resist We Much on July 24, 2014 at 3:26 PM

Нюанс

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:28 PM

I really want her to just go away….

… Just. Go. Away!

Seven Percent Solution on July 24, 2014 at 3:28 PM

If this current situation is the desired outcome, then yeah, it’s working.

Kissmygrits on July 24, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Did she get drunk and have another fall, or has she finally become as senile as Thad Cochran?

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM

By Hillary’s reckoning, we would have to say that Neville Chamberlain’s deal with Nazi Germany to avert World War II ‘worked’.

s1im on July 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM

obama killed the US’ moral authority in the world.

The world fools who shouted orgasmically for him deserve him in full.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Reset this:

Fox is reporting Artillery in Russian is shelling positions inside Ukraine.

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Smart power baby!

JusDreamin on July 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Never should have overcharged Putin.

joekenha on July 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Play it, over and over.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:30 PM

Reset this:

Fox is reporting Artillery in Russian is shelling positions inside Ukraine.

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Smart power baby!

JusDreamin on July 24, 2014 at 3:29 PM

Is John Effing Kerry going to Moscow to order Putin to reduce the civilian casualties like he just did to Israel?

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 3:30 PM

It did work! Russia, a backwater barely third world country, is now reset to where it was during the Cold War.

Grammar Nazi on July 24, 2014 at 3:31 PM

Obama gave Putin a whuppin’ with the sanctions. Libfreeordie said so back in June.

What’s the problem here?

mankai on July 24, 2014 at 3:32 PM

The Russian reset worked

for who ?

burrata on July 24, 2014 at 3:32 PM

She’s drawing a lame distinction between Medvedev and Putin simply as an excuse for why her biggest initiative as Secretary of State now lies in ruins.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:32 PM

LilliPutin is the tallest Napoleon, due to eunuch obama.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Yes, she and OBumbles managed to reset it from Bad, to Worse!

Another Drew on July 24, 2014 at 3:33 PM

Well, it seems to be working just fine for the Russians anyway.
I think they really like King Putt’s new flexibility.

dentarthurdent on July 24, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Tune in for another edition of World of Delusion tomorrow,
when Killary is heard stating:

“aren’t my Cankles attractive”

ToddPA on July 24, 2014 at 3:34 PM

how much more menacing Putin is today, which proves we need a more hawkish Democrat like her in the White House.

Benghazi

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:34 PM

Tune in for another edition of World of Delusion tomorrow,
when Killary is heard stating:

….”Does this Dress make me look fat?”

ToddPA on July 24, 2014 at 3:35 PM

Grumpy cat says, “No.”

Turtle317 on July 24, 2014 at 3:36 PM

HilKilRod is a Legend in her own Mind!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

canopfor on July 24, 2014 at 3:36 PM

Tune in for another edition of World of Delusion tomorrow,
when Killary is heard stating:

…”Bill only cheated on me once”

ToddPA on July 24, 2014 at 3:36 PM

It worked as well as security in Benghazi.

HornetSting on July 24, 2014 at 3:37 PM

She’s drawing a lame distinction between Medvedev and Putin simply as an excuse for why her biggest initiative as Secretary of State now lies in ruins.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:32 PM

Medvedev was never really in power. He was Putin’s puppet, a placeholder until he felt secure enough to grab the Presidency back in perpetuity.

His military adventurism without consequence will keep him popular enough to keep the office for life.

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 3:37 PM

has the responsibility during the time it is there to do the best we can to lead and manage

Her best is the worst.

albill on July 24, 2014 at 3:37 PM

After the baby she’ll announce “I decided to be the best grandma in the whole world”.

The obamas will Never support the Clintons, and will finish them off, for good, soon. The D latrine can’t have two mafia heads.

Without obama Hillary can’t win. The obamas hate them with purple passion.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Tune in for another edition of World of Delusion tomorrow,
when Killary is heard stating:

…”Huma shaves”

ToddPA on July 24, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Hillary in power (2009) = quiet Russia, Hillary out of power (2013) = aggressive Russia, Hillary in power (2017) = ________________.

Hillary in power (2017) = Chelsea Clinton as Sec of State

burrata on July 24, 2014 at 3:39 PM

She’s drawing a lame distinction between Medvedev and Putin simply as an excuse for why her biggest initiative as Secretary of State now lies in ruins.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:32 PM

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 3:37 PM

To be certain, that was a quote from AllahP. I just added the silent mic link, when obama told Medvedev that he’d sell Putin the USA, after he got back into his old seat.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Actually, that he’d give Putin the USA, not sell her…

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Hillary in power (2017) = Chelsea Clinton as Sec of State

burrata on July 24, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Stop. I’m still gouging my mental eyes out in horror at the “cankles” statement.

Turtle317 on July 24, 2014 at 3:40 PM

Hillary is so stupid that with all the dough at state she handed over a misspelled “reset” button.

Those who work for you are only as good as you.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Well if it worked the first time drag her out of whatever bar she’s in and have her press it again.

darwin on July 24, 2014 at 3:44 PM

Without obama Hillary can’t win. The obamas hate them with purple passion.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:38 PM

Obama is insignificant. He’s a muppet character.

George Soros is the kingmaker in the Democrat Party. He passed on Hildabeast in 2008 in favor of his half-Kenyan muppet creation, and he’ll pass on her in 2016.

Sure, he tossed her a token amount for the “ready for Hilary” test campaign. But a couple million to Soros is a quarter in the pocket to us.

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Great news from Hillary: The Russian reset worked

Ask any Ukranian!

Deafdog on July 24, 2014 at 3:51 PM

“Massachusetts is not that liberal,” he said. “We have more unenrolled in

dependents than we do registered Democrats and registered Republicans combined … We have Democrats in Massachusetts who would be Republicans anywhere else.”

What a clown. We are supposed to believe there are centrist or even conservative Ds in MA?

I like the idea of him running though. Hope he does.

cat_owner on July 24, 2014 at 3:51 PM

We have Democrats Republicans in Massachusetts who would be Republicans Democrats anywhere else.”

FIFY Guv.

RickB on July 24, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Hillary(D) brags: Russian reset worked measured in “counties saved”… just imagine how bad it could have been!!!

DANEgerus on July 24, 2014 at 3:54 PM

The Russian team is experienced and knowledgeable. We have a 85 IQ affirmative acitioned president with ZERO experience and a SOS that only knows how to handle women that have been raped by her husband with ZERO experience.

Biggest thing, the Russian team plays for RUSSIA!!! Ours not so much. If only King Barky the Incompetent and Cankles the Drunk played against Russia like they do against the middle class and republicans we would be even. Our team does have lots of hate and anger.

jukin3 on July 24, 2014 at 3:54 PM

The Russian team is experienced and knowledgeable. We have a 85 IQ affirmative acitioned president with ZERO experience and a SOS that only knows how to handle women that have been raped by her husband with ZERO experience.

Biggest thing, the Russian team plays for RUSSIA!!! Ours not so much. If only King Barky the Incompetent and Cankles the Drunk played against Russia like they do against the middle class and republicans we would be even. Our team does have lots of hate and anger.

jukin3 on July 24, 2014 at 3:54 PM

I think 85 is a little optimistic.

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM

She’s trying to energize her campaign.

BobMbx on July 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM

Hillary is so stupid that with all the dough at state she handed over a misspelled “reset” button.

Those who work for you are only as good as you.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:43 PM

The “Reset Button” fiasco was all Putin had to see to know that he was dealing with a bunch of incompetents from the top to the bottom!!

Deano1952 on July 24, 2014 at 3:58 PM

I think 85 is a little optimistic.

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM

After applying factors like white privilege, adjusting for race peer group assignment, and adding 10 for having a Democrat Party registration card, I think 85 is in the competitive range.

BobMbx on July 24, 2014 at 3:59 PM

Every administration, every party in the White House has the responsibility during the time it is there to do the best we can to lead and manage the many problems we face,” Clinton said when asked if the Obama administration is to blame for a number of issues around the world. “And I think we did in the first term.”

They did the best they could, yet it just wasn’t good enough.

DAT60A3 on July 24, 2014 at 4:00 PM

She’s trying to energize her campaign.

BobMbx on July 24, 2014 at 3:56 PM

I’m sure Bill hopes she runs. She’ll be on the road giving him more time with The Energizer.

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 4:03 PM

RickB on July 24, 2014 at 3:52 PM

Yeah, that’s more like it.

cat_owner on July 24, 2014 at 4:04 PM

it [re-set] was a success but that, through no fault of Hillary’s own, of course, it collapsed in a heap.

It is doubtful Hillary and the Democrats will ever apply that logic to GW Bush and the subsequent collapse of Iraq “in a heap” under King Barack.

NixTyranny on July 24, 2014 at 4:04 PM

“Every administration, every party in the White House has the responsibility during the time it is there to do the best we can to lead and manage the many problems we face,” Clinton said when asked if the Obama administration is to blame for a number of issues around the world. “And I think we did in the first term.”

Barry has definitely had plenty of parties in the White House, two a week last I heard (one on the weekend and another midweek) so he has that side of Herself’s “responsibility” totally nailed.

slickwillie2001 on July 24, 2014 at 4:15 PM

Ambassador Chris Stevens was unavailable for comment.

GarandFan on July 24, 2014 at 4:19 PM

Reset this:

Fox is reporting Artillery in Russian is shelling positions inside Ukraine.

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Big deal, they haven’t faced our fully-functioning hashtags yet. Tremble Putin, tremble.

PackerBronco on July 24, 2014 at 4:20 PM

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:24 PM

That’s what I am hearing. How does that jive with a successful reset? Unless restarting the Cold War was the goal.

Cindy Munford on July 24, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Big deal, they haven’t faced our fully-functioning hashtags yet. Tremble Putin, tremble.

PackerBronco on July 24, 2014 at 4:20 PM

Have they unleashed the STRONGLY BOLDED fonts yet?

ConstantineXI on July 24, 2014 at 4:26 PM

Fox is reporting Artillery in Russian is shelling positions inside Ukraine.

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Putin got mad after seeing a youtube video last night ?

burrata on July 24, 2014 at 4:27 PM

Reset this:

Fox is reporting Artillery in Russian is shelling positions inside Ukraine.

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

Satellite pictures or I don’t believe it.
/

slickwillie2001 on July 24, 2014 at 4:28 PM

This is a game changer– Russian forces are firing on Ukrainian targets from inside Russia.

The Pentagon and State Department confirmed today that Russian troops were firing artillery from inside Russia at Ukrainian targets.
AFP reported:

The United States has evidence that Russian troops are firing artillery from inside Russia on Ukrainian military positions, a US official alleged Thursday.

Moscow is also planning to “deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers” to the pro-Russian separatist forces in Ukraine, US deputy State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said.

The evidence was based on “intelligence information” that since the shooting down of a Malaysian airliner with the loss of 298 lives arms were “continuing to flow across the border” into Ukraine, Harf said, but she refused to reveal US sources or give further information.

“They’re firing artillery from within Russia to attack Ukranian military,”
Harf told reporters.

Resist We Much on July 24, 2014 at 4:32 PM

LilliPutin is the luckiest bastard on Earth.

He lives in the age of obama.

Hillary is a dumb hag, if she believes this.

Schadenfreude on July 24, 2014 at 3:25 PM

The vast majority of evil SOBs who live in the age of Obama are very lucky (Putin, Iranian mullahs, Assad, Al Qaeda, ISIS, etc…) Let us hope they will not be so lucky when this most incompetent fool finally leaves us on January 20 2017…

mnjg on July 24, 2014 at 4:33 PM

After applying factors like white privilege

Ah, memories:


A new Youtube video making the rounds shows Pfleger speaking at Obama’s church, Trinity United Church of Christ, just last Sunday, mocking Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-NY, for having cried in New Hampshire, suggesting that she wept because she thought as a white person and wife of a former president she was entitled to the presidency.

Man, what a small, small taste of what was to come with the reign of Obama. Anyway, if Deval runs, maybe the good Father pfleger will make an appearance.

LetsBfrank on July 24, 2014 at 4:33 PM

Hillary’s ‘reset’ had the added bonus of hanging the Poles, Czechs and Slovaks out to dry by not putting ABM systems in place there.

And now we have Putin handing missiles out to ‘rebels’.

I’m sure EVERYONE is so grateful for the ‘reset’ and how well it ‘worked’. Putin, especially.

Why were you helping Putin, Hillary?

ajacksonian on July 24, 2014 at 4:34 PM

“They’re firing artillery from within Russia to attack Ukranian military,” Harf told reporters.

Resist We Much on July 24, 2014 at 4:32 PM

Didn’t Hussein just send in a bunch of US ” advisors” to Ukraine ?

burrata on July 24, 2014 at 4:35 PM

Fox is reporting Artillery in Russian is shelling positions inside Ukraine.

novaculus on July 24, 2014 at 3:23 PM

novaculus:0
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Ukraine, Russia political crisis
2h

US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf:

‘We have new evidence that the Russians intend to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers to the separatist forces in Ukraine, and have evidence that Russia is firing artillery from within Russia to attack Ukrainian military positions’ – @Reuters
End of alert

http://www.breakingnews.com/

canopfor on July 24, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Every day, in every way, it blows my mind how much the Dems have f*cked up the entire world, and most Americans are too brain-dead to even notice.

The reset “worked” the same way Obamacare “works.”

TarasBulbous on July 24, 2014 at 5:12 PM

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Ukraine, Russia political crisis
2h

US State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf:

‘We have new evidence that the Russians intend to deliver heavier and more powerful multiple rocket launchers to the separatist forces in Ukraine, and have evidence that Russia is firing artillery from within Russia to attack Ukrainian military positions’ – @Reuters

Great news from Hillary: The Russian reset worked

And in other news, leading presidential candidate from the Democratic Party is completely delusional.

SubmarineDoc on July 24, 2014 at 5:19 PM

Heh.

Hillary worrying about alienating the black vote is what kept her from taking down the amateur pretender Obama in 2008. She dared not attack him too strongly, for fear of a backlash in the general.

Patrick at least has some experience running a state, such as it is.

Adjoran on July 24, 2014 at 5:20 PM

SO what exactly worked when she was SOS… Did I miss something in her comments about specifics?

“It was an effort to try to obtain Russian cooperation on some key objectives while (Dmitry) Medvedev was president.”…

What key objectives garnered cooperation from the Russians? When? Where?

The more you listen to her, the more questions should be asked. Then again, an NPR interview is akin to Chelsea chatting with mommy about their awesomeness.

Odie1941 on July 24, 2014 at 5:32 PM

Clinton said. “I wrote a memo to the President, in fact I wrote two memos to the President

Two whole memos! Where did she find the time?

pain train on July 24, 2014 at 5:42 PM

In order to be head of state, one must first have a head.

WryTrvllr on July 24, 2014 at 5:47 PM

Come up with an argument, somehow, that that qualifies as a “success.” The only way to do it is to argue that it was a success but that, through no fault of Hillary’s own, of course, it collapsed in a heap.

And the twin Memory Holes of both the LSM and academia will be very happy to help in making this historical fact.

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 24, 2014 at 5:56 PM

Getting harder to find it. Wonder why.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q55SxoaiJjw

WryTrvllr on July 24, 2014 at 6:04 PM

The Russian reset worked great–for the Russians.

If Hillary really wrote two memos to Obama saying he needed to change policy when Putin came back to the Presidency, Obama didn’t get the memos. He told Medvedev to tell Putin that Obama would be more flexible after the election! Basically a green light into Ukraine…

So why was Putin less aggressive before Hillary became Secretary of State? Maybe because her predecessor Condoleezza Rice had a degree in Soviet Studies from Stanford, and she could figure out everything Putin was planning, and Putin decided to keep a low profile until Rice was out of office!

We really had “smart power” before 2009.

Steve Z on July 24, 2014 at 6:07 PM

Getting harder to find it. Wonder why.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q55SxoaiJjw

WryTrvllr on July 24, 2014 at 6:04 PM

I find it interesting that both Shrillary and McCain pointed out Putin’s KGB past and in such a way as to attack him personally…I mean, we’re not (officially) at war with Russia and it seems to undiplomatic things to say? We must remember that President Bush, Sr. was once the CIA chief which I would say is analogous to the Soviet KGB.

Maybe Putin started it by saying things in public about U.S. elected officials first-but if he has, I hadn’t heard of it.

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 24, 2014 at 6:12 PM

Dr. ZhivBlago on July 24, 2014 at 6:12 PM

You must misunderstand me. I agree with Putin. She could use a brain.

WryTrvllr on July 24, 2014 at 6:16 PM

“Great news from Hillary: The Russian reset worked”
…more proof that MASSIVE DOPE USE destroys all brain cells and the ability to comprehend REALITY.

MicahStone on July 24, 2014 at 6:19 PM

She’s a female version of Obama. Never forget that.

Conservchik on July 24, 2014 at 6:28 PM

“It was an effort to try to obtain Russian cooperation on some key objectives while (Dmitry) Medvedev was president.”…

It was a great propaganda win for the Obama administration at the time, with all the MSM fawning over them and proclaiming the total awesomeness of Obama and Clinton, so I can’t argue with the history of the ‘it worked’ claim in that respect.

Claiming that ‘it worked’ in getting the policy changes Hillary says they wanted is dubious. Why does she not go down the list to back up her claim and demonstrate the changes they negotiated? I suspect the reason being that the list is way too short, and the changes she could list are trivial, and no meaningful changes came about as a result.

As for making the world a safer place in the long run, and improving relations and international cooperation between the two nations, ‘it worked’ – only if this is ‘opposite day’.

The only thing that logically makes sense at the end of the day, is that she means that the battery in the little ‘Reset’ toy they gave the Russians was not run down, so when they pressed the button it buzzed like they had planned. In other words: ‘It worked’.

s1im on July 24, 2014 at 6:32 PM

HILLARY HOT POTATO: Everybody is afraid to touch but is most likely true.

Hillary told author Lucinda Franks (Pulitzer Prize winner) in 1999 that Bill Clinton’s “sex addiction” was caused bt being “abused” by his mother, Virginia Kelley, wh3en he was 4 years old.

So far the ONLY source for this story is the ‘NY Daily News’ so it remains in the tabloids and 8is not reported by the MSM..But fact checking reveals that Ms. Frank’s book is due to be released on Augt. 19. Check with Amazon.com–you can buy it now.’TIMELESS:LOVE,MORGANTHAU AND ME’.

Amazon’s blurb about the book mentions NOTHING about either Clibnton.

But consider this:

1 It is fair to assume that someone from the ‘Daily News’ (by hook or by crook) got a sneak peek at the book. Therefore there is high probability that Hillary’s statement is in the book.
2 the book is being released August 19 which just happens to be Bill Clinton’s birthday.
3 Without this gossipy, scandalous tidbit the book is about a woman marrying a former Manhattan District Attorney 25 years her elder- -about as interesting as watching paint dry.

MaiDee on July 24, 2014 at 6:41 PM

It worked.

For Vlad.

And all the closet Communists here.

formwiz on July 24, 2014 at 7:18 PM

Monica Lewinsky’s ex-boyfriend’s wife asks:

What difference, at this point, does it make?

Galtian on July 24, 2014 at 8:28 PM

Looks to me like Russia’s foreign minister was discreetly giving Hillary! “the finger” in that photo . . .

tpitman on July 25, 2014 at 8:47 AM

“Clinton said when asked if the Obama administration is to blame for a number of issues around the world. “And I think we did in the first term.”

Translation: A Republican’s responsibility for their decisions lasts forever, but a Democrat is entitled to a magic reset button after every term.

Ray Van Dune on July 25, 2014 at 11:27 AM