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Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:39 PM

 

Finley: Clinton is exploiting Flint crisis

The mayor, the narrative continues, urged Hillary to go on national TV and demand action to purify Flint’s water and bring aid to the city’s residents.

And so she did, and, “They got the money,” Bill Clinton says. Wow.

Except it’s largely bullwhacky. A distortion of cause and effect. And an exploitation of the tragedy in Flint.

Hillary Clinton’s jawboning on the Rachel Maddow show didn’t awaken the nation to Flint. Cher’s bizarre call for Snyder’s execution got more play. Clinton was actually late to the party. By the time she discovered Flint, the enormous task of fixing the water and bringing help to residents had already been set in motion.

In fact, she ignored Flint in early January when she came to Detroit to pick up fundraising checks. It wasn’t until she saw the opportunity to make political hay that she jumped on




http://www.detroitnews.com/story/opinion/columnists/nolan-finley/2016/02/24/clinton-exploiting-flint-crisis/80884250/

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Reply Finley: Clinton is exploiting Flint crisis (Original post)
floriduck Feb 2016 OP
sufrommich Feb 2016 #1
louis-t Feb 2016 #3
sufrommich Feb 2016 #8
floriduck Feb 2016 #7
sufrommich Feb 2016 #9
floriduck Feb 2016 #10
leftofcool Feb 2016 #12
floriduck Feb 2016 #13
louis-t Feb 2016 #2
sufrommich Feb 2016 #6
fun n serious Feb 2016 #4
BernieforPres2016 Feb 2016 #11
Stuckinthebush Feb 2016 #5

Response to floriduck (Original post)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:45 PM

1. Nolan Finley is a right wing nut who writes for Detroit's

right wing newspaper.

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Response to sufrommich (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:48 PM

3. I gotta learn to type faster.

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Response to louis-t (Reply #3)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:51 PM

8. Lol,I new as soon as I saw Detroit News who we'd be reading.

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Response to sufrommich (Reply #1)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:50 PM

7. Bernie was in Flint today.

 

It will be interesting to see how the locals view his reaction to that of Hill's. Polls today won't reflect that but we'll know soon enough.

And I related a right wing attack on Hillary equal to the Democratic establishment attacks against Bernie.

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Response to floriduck (Reply #7)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:52 PM

9. Right,you go with that. nt

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Response to sufrommich (Reply #9)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:53 PM

10. I have every intention to do so.

 

Thanks and

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Response to floriduck (Reply #10)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 05:13 PM

12. You know this hack is a racist, right?

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Response to leftofcool (Reply #12)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 05:24 PM

13. Show me a racist remark in the article I posted.

 

Just don't make any false assumptions that my post had any racial slant to it. Cuz you'd be way off base.

But thanks for the info.

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Response to floriduck (Original post)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:47 PM

2. Nolan Finley is a right-wing hack.

He is an editor at the right-leaning Detroit News. He has been a Dem hater for many years. He is in favor of privatizing everything, shrinking government, and trickle down. He believes every right-wing talking point in existence and is usually late to the party himself when it comes to complaining about the fake news story du jour, often waiting until after the latest story has been debunked before making a stink. I cannot believe the guy still has a job.

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Response to louis-t (Reply #2)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:50 PM

6. He's also racist as hell. Any port in a storm,I guess.nt

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Response to floriduck (Original post)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:48 PM

4. Isn't today Bernie's first time in Flint? nt

 

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Response to fun n serious (Reply #4)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:55 PM

11. No, not his first visit

He was there in the last couple of weeks and met with a group of residents to hear first hand what was going on. He has mentioned in his recent speeches how disturbed he was by some of what he heard. So he went back today to hear more and to shine a national spotlight on it. And it wasn't a big speech, he mostly moderated and let the residents of Flint speak.

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Response to floriduck (Original post)

Thu Feb 25, 2016, 04:49 PM

5. Oh, FFS

Garbage from a right wing hack

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