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Cheese Sandwich

(9,086 posts)
Sun Oct 25, 2015, 07:34 PM Oct 2015

How many times has Hillary flip flopped on guns just to get votes?

Do we really need a politician who gets rebranded with a whole new image every time the political winds shift?

2008 Clinton mailing attacks Obama on guns

Hillary Clinton has re-opened her sharp attack on Barack Obama's position on guns, with a mailer in Indiana that seeks to raise questions about him with both supporters and opponents of gun rights.

The mailing -- perhaps the sharpest-edged of Clinton's five negative mail pieces in Indiana -- casts him as a typical politician, saying different things to different audiences. It also revives his damaging comments in San Francisco that small town people cling to guns.

Then, making the harsh case more broadly, the mailer asks: "What does Barack Obama really believe?"

The piece is particularly striking coming from Clinton, who has been seen for most of her career as a firm advocate of gun control, but more recently has emerged -- without dramatically shifting her stance on specific issues -- as a defender of the Second Amendment who fondly recalled being taught to shoot by her grandfather in Scranton.


Barack Obama: Hillary talking like she's Annie Oakley

Clinton Becomes A Gun Lover
CNN reported Saturday that Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton touted her experience with guns and hunting to a crowd in Indiana:

Hillary Clinton appealed to Second Amendment supporters on Saturday by hinting that she has some experience of her own pulling triggers.

"I disagree with Sen. Obama's assertion that people in our country cling to guns and have certain attitudes about trade and immigration simply out of frustration," she began, referring to the Obama comments on small-town Americans that set off a political tumult on Friday.
How many times has Hillary flip flopped on guns just to get votes? (Original Post) Cheese Sandwich Oct 2015 OP
Did not remember this. Thank you for the reminder. think Oct 2015 #1
Unusual rifle HassleCat Oct 2015 #2
K & R This needs to be discussed. nt. LoveIsNow Oct 2015 #3
Interesting, thank you! sabrina 1 Oct 2015 #4
aaaarrrrgh Doctor_J Oct 2015 #5
K&R Katashi_itto Oct 2015 #6

sabrina 1

(62,325 posts)
4. Interesting, thank you!
Sun Oct 25, 2015, 08:22 PM
Oct 2015

She has a habit of 'changing her mind' just to get votes!

I'll stick with the guy who is consistent and RIGHT on the issues.

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