Go Back > Urban Legends > Questionable Quotes

Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06 February 2008, 06:06 PM
snopes's Avatar
snopes snopes is offline
Join Date: 18 February 2000
Location: California
Posts: 109,640
United States "We are the president"

Did Hillary Clinton actually say, "I'm not going to have some reporters
pawing through our papers. We are the president."

There are only some forum entries on your website at;t=000384;p=1
that suggest the original source is James B. Stewart, author of Blood
Sport: The President and His Adversaries, but offers no further
corroboration. It might be helpful to
clear this up, especially since Bill would actually be the 'co-president'!
Oh, the irony!
Reply With Quote
Old 06 February 2008, 06:45 PM
Bonnie's Avatar
Bonnie Bonnie is offline
Join Date: 01 January 1970
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Posts: 144

For what it's worth, Bruce Tindall, posting to AFU in 2004, found that the First Lady's alleged comment appears on p. 368 of Blood Sport. He cautions, however, that "presumably [Stewart's] account is based on accounts of people who were at the meeting with Mrs. Clinton [in December, 1993]." Stewart shares no specific information about sources for Hillary Clinton's supposed pronouncement.

-- Bonnie
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump

All times are GMT. The time now is 01:48 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.