Republicans use Gates' new book to hammer Clinton, Biden

Jan 7, 2014 Full story: CNN 299

Republicans quickly pounced on some controversial details from former Defense Secretary Bob Gates' new book in which he highlights an admission from former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that he found "dismaying" and fiercely lambasts Vice President Joe Biden.

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dont ask N dont tell

Hanoi, Vietnam

#2 Jan 8, 2014
Jim Shortz wrote:
the truth hurts, doesn't it libtards??!
enjoy the book
what"s true? Rob Truman!;-000h, you still at the Watergate look inda doors & window?!!!;-00h, don't 4get to buybye da book or get teh Nook or Kindle!!! ;-00h, hop U find out truth.......more)...

thx Rob!! ;-00
long iland itea

Hanoi, Vietnam

#3 Jan 8, 2014
Bush missso accombolish NOW-MI51!!! ;-0h, not AREA-51!!;)

“PantsUpDontLOOT”

Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#4 Jan 8, 2014
I really like Gates, but he should have told barock in real time. People in his position offer their resignations all the time.

It's a good thing Truman didn't treat WW2 like barock did Iraq. The Germans and Japs wouldn't be thriving Democracies today.

I plan on buying the book and reading it in it's entirety without media bias.

Either way, he's a fantastic public servant who is owed much by his country, unlike barock.

“PantsUpDontLOOT”

Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#5 Jan 8, 2014
nyue theh now?
Don Joe

Minneapolis, MN

#6 Jan 8, 2014
A lifelong republican comes out against a democrat? Is this really news? Would anyone expect anything other than a hatchet job by this moron? The only real news is that Obama is still stupid enough to keep appointing republicans to positions of authority. I mean after the fiasco with Gates, to appoint Chuck Hagel to anything but a prison term is way beyond stupid.
Affirmative Action

Aledo, IL

#7 Jan 8, 2014
Obama is the result of Affirmative Action where he was elected on the color of his skin rather then THE CONTENT OF HIS CHARACTER ! People pushed to the front while truly qualified individuals with character where pushed to the back because of the color of THEIR SKIN !
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#8 Jan 8, 2014
In his book, Gates otherwise praised Clinton in a way that “might be used in a political endorsement,” Woodward wrote in his review.

Gates wrote:“I found her smart, idealistic but pragmatic, tough-minded, indefatigable, funny, a very valuable colleague, and a superb representative of the United States all over the world.”

Is the Party of No going to use these words in their attack spew ads?

LOLL

Since: Oct 12

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#9 Jan 8, 2014
Gates said, President Obama often questioned the Military's plans, the dishonesty of Karzai and wanted our armed forces completely out of Afghanistan........CORRECT ON ALL COUNTS.....
Don Joe

Minneapolis, MN

#10 Jan 8, 2014
Affirmative Action wrote:
Obama is the result of Affirmative Action where he was elected on the color of his skin rather then THE CONTENT OF HIS CHARACTER ! People pushed to the front while truly qualified individuals with character where pushed to the back because of the color of THEIR SKIN !
??? So are you trying to say that Obama is less qualified than McCain or Romney?? That is quite a stretch; completely unbelievable. The bar for qualification was set so low with bush, that effectively there is no bar. If a drunken, coked out, AWOL, with no ability to form coherent sentences can be appointed president, then anyone can.
Responsibility

Petaluma, CA

#11 Jan 8, 2014
Jim Shortz wrote:
the truth hurts,
In his book, Gates otherwise praised Clinton in a way that “might be used in a political endorsement,” Woodward wrote in his review.

Gates wrote:“I found her smart, idealistic but pragmatic, tough-minded, indefatigable, funny, a very valuable colleague, and a superb representative of the United States all over the world.”

“PantsUpDontLOOT”

Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#12 Jan 8, 2014
Responsibility wrote:
In his book, Gates otherwise praised Clinton in a way that “might be used in a political endorsement,” Woodward wrote in his review.
Gates wrote:“I found her smart, idealistic but pragmatic, tough-minded, indefatigable, funny, a very valuable colleague, and a superb representative of the United States all over the world.”
Is the Party of No going to use these words in their attack spew ads?
LOLL
I doubt it.

We'll use these instead.

Hillary Clinton and Obama admitted they opposed Iraq troop surge only to look good politically, claims former defense secretary Robert Gates in damning new book.

Bush surged, barock putted.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#13 Jan 8, 2014
Affirmative Action wrote:
Obama is the result of Affirmative Action where he was elected on the color of his skin rather then THE CONTENT OF HIS CHARACTER ! People pushed to the front while truly qualified individuals with character where pushed to the back because of the color of THEIR SKIN !
You are the result of a failed lab experiment. Obama is the smartest kid on the block, and will survive over morons like you.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#14 Jan 8, 2014
Don Joe wrote:
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??? So are you trying to say that Obama is less qualified than McCain or Romney?? That is quite a stretch; completely unbelievable. The bar for qualification was set so low with bush, that effectively there is no bar. If a drunken, coked out, AWOL, with no ability to form coherent sentences can be appointed president, then anyone can.
"Appointed" is the appropriate word for Bush. But Obama is hardly "anyone". He is a decent, strong, visionary man being thwarted by the ignorant and bigoted right, not just because he is black, but because he is black and so much damn smarter than them. How dare he!

“Liberals are stuck on stupid!”

Since: May 11

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#15 Jan 8, 2014
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>You are the result of a failed lab experiment. Obama is the smartest kid on the block, and will survive over morons like you.
You are saying Obama is smart! Your standards are very LOW! Anybody that knows anything would have known this from the beginning. It took someone to write a book to make it real. Democrats have held a distain for the military for decades. They supported the war until it was convenient to oppose it for gain. POS', all of them!! I hope you are proud!

“Hicksville Hootenanny”

Since: Sep 13

Kornfield Kounty

#16 Jan 8, 2014
mjjcpa wrote:
<quoted text>
I doubt it.
We'll use these instead.
Hillary Clinton and Obama admitted they opposed Iraq troop surge only to look good politically, claims former defense secretary Robert Gates in damning new book.
Bush surged, barock putted.
flubs ran off and hid. And called it clearing brush.

“PantsUpDontLOOT”

Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#17 Jan 8, 2014
Lawrence Wolf wrote:
<quoted text>You are the result of a failed lab experiment. Obama is the smartest kid on the block, and will survive over morons like you.
Kid is the appropriate word for barock.

History will not be kind to the 0rganizer.

“PantsUpDontLOOT”

Since: Mar 10

Huntington, NY

#18 Jan 8, 2014
conservative crapola wrote:
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flubs ran off and hid. And called it clearing brush.
Bush met with the families of the fallen, even the traitor, cindy sheehan.

barock poses for photo ops.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#19 Jan 8, 2014
Retired SOF wrote:
<quoted text>
You are saying Obama is smart! Your standards are very LOW! Anybody that knows anything would have known this from the beginning. It took someone to write a book to make it real. Democrats have held a distain for the military for decades. They supported the war until it was convenient to oppose it for gain. POS', all of them!! I hope you are proud!
Ah, a noise from the compost heap!
Try to read the whole book, and get past the sour grapes.
We should all have a disdain for the military, while recognizing that at times they are a necessary evil. The need for a military is a reflection of the fact that humans have not yet evolved beyond their savagery.

“Happiness comes through giving”

Since: Feb 08

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#20 Jan 8, 2014
mjjcpa wrote:
<quoted text>
Kid is the appropriate word for barock.
History will not be kind to the 0rganizer.
Is there any reason why you keep misspelling Barack Obama's first name? Or is it simply a reflection of your overall inattention to what's in front of your nose?
spike

Akron, OH

#21 Jan 8, 2014
Affirmative Action wrote:
Obama is the result of Affirmative Action where he was elected on the color of his skin rather then THE CONTENT OF HIS CHARACTER ! People pushed to the front while truly qualified individuals with character where pushed to the back because of the color of THEIR SKIN !
I couldn't agree more,,,,Anyone who understands the "Bell Curve" understands your point. Take away the Teleprompter and you only laugh.

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