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Hillary Clinton Get Caught in ANOTHER LIE About Her Experience

Posted by avideditor on March 22, 2008

Hillary Clinton Get Caught in ANOTHER LIE About Her Experience: “New York’s Junior Senator Hillary Clinton keeps getting caught in lies about her foreign policy experience. Two weeks ago, Clinton was on CNN and claimed that she helped to bring peace to Northern Ireland . Lord Trimble of Lisnagarvey, the Nobel Peace Prize winner and former First Minister of the province said Ms. Clinton’s claims were a ‘wee bit silly’ which is just a sophisticated British way of saying she is full of Blarney.

Now another Hillary invented myth gets shot to hell. Sen. Hillary Clinton has told about arriving in Bosnia under sniper fire kind of like a foreign policy hero, with a landing and escape under fire like a scene from an action movie. But the Washington Post retrieved a photo showing that upon landing, she actually was greeted in a customary tarmac ceremony, complete with a kiss for a native child.

Photo refutes Hillary’sniper fire’ account Image of Bosnia ceremony contradicts story used to boost foreign policy ‘cred’

Clinton has declared on the campaign trail that a welcoming ceremony for the March 25, 1996, arrival in Tuzla was canceled, and she had to run from the airplane into an airport building for safety. The then-first lady’s traveling party included 15-year-old daughter Chelsea, the comedian Sinbad and singer Sheryl Crow.

‘I remember landing under sniper fire,’ Clinton recounted. ‘There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base.’

But the Post’s Michael Dobbs says that ‘as a reporter who visited Bosnia soon after the December 1995 Dayton Peace agreement, I can attest that the physical risks were minimal during this period, particularly at a heavily fortified U.S. Air Force base, such as Tuzla.’

Dobbs’s report in the Post’s ‘Fact Checker’ column has been noted by weblogs Newsbusters and HotAir.com but virtually ignored by mainstream media.

‘Had Hillary Clinton’s plane come ‘under sniper fire’ in March 1996, we would certainly have heard about it long before now,’ Dobbs writes.

He pointed out that numerous reporters, including the Post’s John Pomfret, covered Clinton’s trip, and a review of nearly 100 news accounts of their visit ‘shows that not a single newspaper or television station reported any security threat to the first lady.’

Pomfret declared, ‘As a former AP wire service hack, I can safely say that it would have been in my lead had anything like that happened,’.

Dobbs says Clinton and her entourage were greeted by smiling U.S. and Bosnian officials, and an 8-year-old Muslim girl, Emina Bicakcic, read a poem in English.

The actor Sinbad had a different account of the trip than Clinton, telling the Post’s ‘Sleuth’ column Monday the ‘scariest’ part was worrying about whether ‘we eat here or at the next place.’

Clinton defended her story on the campaign trail this week and dismissed the actor’s contention, saying, ‘Sinbad is a comedian.’

Clinton repeated the Bosnia story, saying she remembers ‘landing under sniper fire’ and that ‘we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base.’

(Via YID With LID.)

2 Responses to “Hillary Clinton Get Caught in ANOTHER LIE About Her Experience”

  1. Paul V said

    Barack Obama is a liar,,,

    To all
    Obama speech ,,,, Not sure if you caught Not only did Obama,,, Refuses to denounce him,, but even More,, He say in his own words,,,
    Barack Obama was in church when Jeremiah Wright,, was spewing Anti-American, Racist ism ,,,, Those were his own words,,, barack was there
    After going on keith Oberman ,Show obama said he would denounce that if he heard that language he would leave and not tolerate it , and denounce it
    After he went on MSNBC,, he went on FOX CNN ABC< all the news station saying he was never there,,, in his church when he said these things,,
    But Now today during his speech,,He states flat out Say’s HE was there,,, Last week Barack Obama Lied,, went on all the news stations, and Lied,,
    But your not reporting that,,,, You can rest assure,,, cnn ,,, Fox , ABC,,, Msnbc,, are getting more on this ,,, they will be reporting on this, and we will see
    If you chose to report, Obama Lying on tv,,, If this was Hilary clinton lying and caught lying on all the new station,,, you can be sure,, you would talk about it every hour
    people will be on your station debating this,,,, people analysing , if it is hilary clinton but it was not her it was Barack Obama, ,, it bad enought He lied, about being in church
    With Jeremiah Write, when he said these anti american ,,,,,and still refuse to denounce him…all the news agency want to do is speak on how good his speech was,
    Not that he lied,,, Last week on all the news agency ,, He was never there today in how own speech He say I was there,,,,should play all Obama videos from last week
    stating he was not there,,, or heard any of the anti-american Jeremiah Write, said in his churc then play his speech today saying he was there and he did hear him in church and refuse to denounce Jeremiah Write,,,

  2. avideditor said

    Paul V yes you are right I fear Obama way more than Hillary. Check out my previous post on this matter https://avideditor.wordpress.com/category/obama/ . I still think Hillary is bad news. I want McCain and presidential candidate that can say these things I support https://avideditor.wordpress.com/2008/03/23/mccain-hamas-hezbullah-want-to-destroy-all-west-holds-dear/.

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