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Bill Clinton Gives Democrats the Kiss of Death

Wednesday, 06 November 2002 12:00 AM

Why?

Clinton, just days ago, was all over the place. Never had a former president acted as the antithesis to a sitting president by making a national campaign swing for Democrats.

Never had a former president, and his wife, played such a controlling role in their party after they left the White House.

During this election we discovered, without any doubt, that the Clintons control the Democratic National Committee. They handpicked Terry McAuliffe to head the DNC. Their hand was noticeable in almost every key race around the nation.

But on Tuesday, America rebuked the Clintons and the Democratic Party.

This may be the reason, more than any other, the American people have given Republicans the rare opportunity of controlling both Congress and the White House.

By almost every indicator, the Democrats should have gained seats, especially with a Republican in the White House.

Add to that factor the terrible economy with trillions in lost wealth in the stock market, and the Democrats should have easily had the Senate and House in a cakewalk.

Instead, the Democrats actually lost seats in the Republican House, and lost their control of the Senate.

In one word, the main reason the Democrats suffered defeat: Clinton.

The party seems hopelessly in the grips of the left-wing, disreputable Clintons and their minions.

Chris Matthews recently noted Bill Clinton’s influence in the Democratic party, and said he was acting like "Boss Tweed.” We know that Bill and Hillary continue to control the DNC through their handpicked chairman, Terry McAuliffe.

And, Bill Clinton’s dominance in the party became transparent as election day neared. In fact, Clinton’s hand was almost everywhere: New Jersey, New York, Minnesota, Florida.

He was also deciding where and how much the DNC would spend on behalf of specific candidates.

Though the Clintons engineered Carl McCall’s nomination for governor in New York, Clinton later told McCall he couldn’t have national DNC funds for his race.

In Florida, the Clintons and McAuliffe made defeating Jeb Bush their highest priority. Not only did millions flow in from Democrat coffers, but this past weekend the Democrats brought into the state their supposed "big gun,” Bill Clinton.

Up until Clinton’s visit, McBride had been gaining in the polls, had momentum on his side, and was within striking distance of defeating Jeb Bush.

Then Clinton arrived. He and Janet Reno appeared with McBride on a Miami stage to rally the vote.

Clinton gave McBride the kiss of death.

Clearly, the Clintons have done this with the Democrats nationally as well.

Voters are smarter than the Clinton Democrats give them credit for.

After 9/11, some liberal media tried to blame the new president. But that didn’t wash.

In fact, a Fox News poll found that a majority of Americans blame 9/11 on Clinton, not Bush. It was Clinton who decimated America’s national security infrastructure, making America vulnerable to attack.

The Democrats have also tried to pin the recession on Bush. But clear-thinking Americans know that Bush inherited the recession from Clinton.

President Bush has been the perfect foil for Clinton. Bush has integrity. America is tired of the Clintons and wants them put in the attic. And so do many Democrats.

Soon after Al Gore lost the race in 2000, he met with Clinton in the Oval Office.

According to the Washington Post, the meeting was anything but amicable. Gore explained to Clinton that with a strong economy and America at peace, he lost to Bush because of Clinton’s scandals.

Gore and other Democrats, if they want power again, need to have that discussion again. They need to have an exorcism and free the party of the Bill-Hillary-Carville-McAuliffe-Begala gang. The Democrats need to cut the sleaze.

The Democrats need to turn to new leaders, people like Joe Lieberman and Zell Miller, if the party wants to ever be back in power.

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