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Maureen Dowd: The Clintons' Money, Money, Money, Money, MONEY!

Posted by on Aug. 19, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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Joao Silva/The New York Times

Bill Clinton and his daughter, Chelsea, who is now shaping the future of the family’s financially troubled charitable foundation.



Fred R. Conrad/The New York Times

WASHINGTON — CLINTON nostalgia is being replaced by Clinton neuralgia.

Why is it that America’s roil family always seems better in abstract than in concrete? The closer it gets to running the world once more, the more you are reminded of all the things that bugged you the last time around.

The Clintons’ neediness, their sense of what they are owed in material terms for their public service, their assumption that they’re entitled to everyone’s money.

Are we about to put the “For Rent” sign back on the Lincoln Bedroom?

If Americans are worried about money in politics, there is no larger concern than the Clintons, who are cosseted in a world where rich people endlessly scratch the backs of rich people.

They have a Wile E. Coyote problem; something is always blowing up. Just when the Clintons are supposed to be floating above it all, on a dignified cloud of do-gooding leading into 2016, pop-pop-pop, little explosions go off everywhere, reminding us of the troubling connections and values they drag around.

by on Aug. 19, 2013 at 9:30 PM
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SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Aug. 19, 2013 at 9:32 PM

BUMP!

Ednarooni160
by Eds on Aug. 20, 2013 at 12:01 AM
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They gag me anymore..

angel_vine
by Member on Aug. 20, 2013 at 12:25 AM
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The Clintons disgust me.

mustbeGRACE
by Silver Member on Aug. 20, 2013 at 12:35 AM

Have you ever seen a more immoral couple of people?

SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Aug. 20, 2013 at 1:22 AM

Yes, unfortunately. But they are at the top of the heap.


Quoting mustbeGRACE:

Have you ever seen a more immoral couple of people?



grandmab125
by Platinum Member on Aug. 20, 2013 at 4:03 AM
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 Make that 'amoral'.  They have no morals.

Quoting mustbeGRACE:

Have you ever seen a more immoral couple of people?

 

grandma B

Billiejeens
by Ruby Member on Aug. 20, 2013 at 9:30 AM

Roil Couple

Good Stuff, Maureen

She must be off the blow.

SallyMJ
by Ruby Member on Aug. 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM

What do they say? Even a clock is right twice a day.


Quoting Billiejeens:

Roil Couple

Good Stuff, Maureen

She must be off the blow.



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