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Old 24 March 2008, 09:52 PM
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Shifty Eyes Hillary Clinton in Kosovo

Comment: Washingtonpost.com has reported that Hillary Clinton claimed to
have visited Kosovo in Mar 96 and was rushed from the plane while under
sniper fire. She further claimed that it was too dangerous for Bill
Clinton so she went. Responders claim this statement is false. But I
don't see any coverage from any other news media.
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Old 24 March 2008, 09:54 PM
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Icon103 Clinton 'misspoke' on Bosnia trip

Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign said she "misspoke" when she said she had landed under sniper fire during a trip she took as first lady to Bosnia in March 1996. The Obama campaign suggested it was a deliberate exaggeration on Clinton's part.

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Old 24 March 2008, 10:12 PM
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CNN and FauxNews is covering it - and even Faux is saying that it amounts to a bunch of nothing.
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Old 24 March 2008, 10:25 PM
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But I don't see any coverage from any other news media.
I went to google news and typed in 'Hilary Clinton Kosovo', and got 888 hits, so I'm guessing "other" news media have been covering this.
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Old 24 March 2008, 10:26 PM
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Shhh. It's a secret!
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Old 26 March 2008, 05:22 PM
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It's still a non-story, isn't it?

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In addition to being the butt of late-night comedian jokes, all three network news broadcasts last night led with critical coverage of Clinton, with the CBS Evening News running footage of three instances in the last few months of Clinton claiming to have been vexed by sniper fire during the event.
http://www.usnews.com/usnews/politic...tin_080326.htm
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Old 26 March 2008, 05:31 PM
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It's still a non-story, isn't it?
Well, yes, until a real news service covers it as a story and not as coverage of other people covering the story. And I mean a real news service, not one that features stories on Paris Hilton and Britney Spears.
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Old 26 March 2008, 08:03 PM
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It is a "non-story" why? She out and out lied about running for her life under sniper fire; same as she out and out lied when she said Chelsea had been in the World Trade Center the morning of 9/11. She was fearful of snipers having been told some were operating in the area, very probably so. She was shot at and had to run for cover, total BS. Chelsea was in New York when the towers were hit, the Clintons had no idea if she was safe or not until hours later, very probably so. Chelsea was in the towers when they were hit, total BS.

Perhaps it's a "non-story" because Hillary has told so many lies that it ceases to be topical when she tells another?
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Old 26 March 2008, 08:33 PM
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It is a "non-story" why? She out and out lied about running for her life under sniper fire;
Excuse me? She has corrected her statement from "under sniper fire" to "in danger of sniper fire."
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same as she out and out lied when she said Chelsea had been in the World Trade Center the morning of 9/11.
Absolute balderdash. If Clinton is a liar for saying "under fire" instead of "in danger of fire," what are you?

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She was shot at and had to run for cover, total BS.
She never said she was shot at.
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Chelsea was in New York when the towers were hit, the Clintons had no idea if she was safe or not until hours later, very probably so. Chelsea was in the towers when they were hit, total BS.
Mediamatters on this: http://mediamatters.org/items/200604240012

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Perhaps it's a "non-story" because Hillary has told so many lies that it ceases to be topical when she tells another?
I am glad you are able to draw from your similar expertise.
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