By Chuck Ring (GadaboutBlogalot ©2009 – 2010)
Quote Freely From The Article – Leave The Pseudonym Alone
Game Change has more to say about the underbelly of presidential politics. Everyone from Sarah Palin, whose “handlers” felt she was clueless or worse,when it came to foreign relations and such; to Bill Clinton who may never sip another cup of java for the remainder of his alleged “cheatin’ heart.”
Game Change, the book, reports on more “peccadilloes” by the Tomcat. Supposedly some of Ms. Clinton’s campaign aides determined, in their minds at least, that our former president was in another tangle with the opposite sex during some part or all of the 2008 Presidential campaign. Clinton, who has been referred to by some in the black community (maybe others) as the “first black” President of the United States, may have lost some of his glow as a hero for at least one of his stupid comments to the now deceased Senator Ted Kennedy. This time his words had nothing to do with defining “is.” His comment according to Game Change and a report by Ben Smith in Politico was as reported:
[A]s Hillary bungled Caroline, Bill’s handling of Ted was even worse. The day after Iowa, he phoned Kennedy and pressed for an endorsement, making the case for his wife. But Bill then went on, belittling Obama in a manner that deeply offended Kennedy. Recounting the conversation later to a friend, Teddy fumed that Clinton had said, A few years ago, this guy would have been getting us coffee.
Hard to fact-check this one unless there is or was a tape recorder wherever Senator Kennedy is now or was then … we could ask Bill … NOT.
Will there be speculation as to whether Senator Kennedy could have actually been offended or has he heard worse without having his ire raised?
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