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Fast Walker 52

(7,723 posts)
Wed Jan 13, 2016, 04:18 PM Jan 2016

Is Hillary getting thrown under the bus by Obama?

Biden put out very pro-Bernie remarks a couple days ago on income inequality.

Obama made Bernie-like references to income inequality in the SOTU last night.

Axelrod comes out and denounces Chelsea on CNN about the healthcare attack.

Wow.

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Is Hillary getting thrown under the bus by Obama? (Original Post) Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 OP
No. Obama strongly backs Hillary cali Jan 2016 #1
really? Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #2
I think it's pretty clear. cali Jan 2016 #3
Really? jkbRN Jan 2016 #11
I won't speak for Obama in terms of who he supports, but its bad form for a President to endorse... phleshdef Jan 2016 #16
Good point jkbRN Jan 2016 #18
In your backward, Clinton worshiping Bizzaro world Motown_Johnny Jan 2016 #13
Yes. eom FlatBaroque Jan 2016 #4
Nope... vi5 Jan 2016 #5
Nice comments aside, I'm pretty sure NorthCarolina Jan 2016 #6
Unless there is some old animosity from eight years ago Betty Karlson Jan 2016 #7
Very true, wendylaroux Jan 2016 #9
Indeed-- even though Obama's and Clinton's politics may align more closely than Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #14
And what goes for Obama, probably goes even more for Biden... Betty Karlson Jan 2016 #17
The Obama team backs Hillary, most likely. Dawson Leery Jan 2016 #8
One week the claim is that Obama is clearing the field for Clinton ... JoePhilly Jan 2016 #10
The DNC and the Democrat establishment randr Jan 2016 #12
Their actions speak to partisanship. mmonk Jan 2016 #15
So that's to be their excuse for pushing a corporate, bought and paid for Dem? Skwmom Jan 2016 #21
Do you think it would be acceptable for Trump to win? randr Jan 2016 #22
She has made statements to the affect that she will undo betterdemsonly Jan 2016 #19
Stay on message. You guys hate Obama. nt LexVegas Jan 2016 #20
No, we don't Fast Walker 52 Jan 2016 #23

jkbRN

(850 posts)
11. Really?
Wed Jan 13, 2016, 05:13 PM
Jan 2016

Everyone I know thinks it's weird that he didn't endorse her.

To the normal viewer, it is odd (to say the least)--maybe not for you because you are actively involved with politics, but it doesn't rub the same way for people who don't follow politics daily.

Keep that in mind.

 

phleshdef

(11,936 posts)
16. I won't speak for Obama in terms of who he supports, but its bad form for a President to endorse...
Thu Jan 14, 2016, 08:02 AM
Jan 2016

...a candidate during their own party's primary.

 

Motown_Johnny

(22,308 posts)
13. In your backward, Clinton worshiping Bizzaro world
Wed Jan 13, 2016, 06:40 PM
Jan 2016

Notice the laughter when Hillary is mentioned.






Not picking Hillary was the smartest decision Pres. Obama has ever made in politics.

"Obviously a better decision than the Secretary of State he chose."



Yes, he has made some warm comments towards her, but that is it.







 

NorthCarolina

(11,197 posts)
6. Nice comments aside, I'm pretty sure
Wed Jan 13, 2016, 04:40 PM
Jan 2016

Obama, Biden, and Axelrod will probably cast their votes (if they vote) for Hillary.

 

Betty Karlson

(7,231 posts)
7. Unless there is some old animosity from eight years ago
Wed Jan 13, 2016, 04:50 PM
Jan 2016

that has been lingering around, now finding a way out, or that has been rekindled by some recent blundering by Clinton and her team?

Dutch author Harry Mulisch once wrote: in politics, everything will have its eventual revenge.

 

Fast Walker 52

(7,723 posts)
14. Indeed-- even though Obama's and Clinton's politics may align more closely than
Thu Jan 14, 2016, 06:58 AM
Jan 2016

Obama and Sanders, from what I gather, Obama and Clinton never had a close personal relationship.

And on top of what happened in 2008, HRC may well have done things as SOS or in the campaign that pissed off Obama.

JoePhilly

(27,787 posts)
10. One week the claim is that Obama is clearing the field for Clinton ...
Wed Jan 13, 2016, 05:08 PM
Jan 2016

... the next week the claim is that Obama hates Clinton and wants her to lose.

Its getting pretty funny.

randr

(12,395 posts)
12. The DNC and the Democrat establishment
Wed Jan 13, 2016, 05:49 PM
Jan 2016

WILL put forth the candidate that has the BEST chance of defeating Trump. It is not about Hill or Bern any more. The stakes are far too high.

Skwmom

(12,685 posts)
21. So that's to be their excuse for pushing a corporate, bought and paid for Dem?
Thu Jan 14, 2016, 04:14 PM
Jan 2016

In past years people might have bought that b.s. This year.....
 

betterdemsonly

(1,967 posts)
19. She has made statements to the affect that she will undo
Thu Jan 14, 2016, 04:07 PM
Jan 2016

the progress Obama made with Iran, and that she thinks Obama was mean to Netanyahu, a man who seemed almost like he was plotting a coup against Obama and who has displayed open contempt/racism for African migrants. Obama will support alot of right wing shitbaggery in the democratic party but he does draw the line at obvious racists.

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