Tuesday, March 25, 2008

Hillary "Misremembers" Her Trip To Bosnia

On St. Patrick’s Day Senator Hillary Clinton was giving a speech where she claimed to have been on the front lines in war-torn Bosnia in her trip there in 1996. Clinton claimed to have gone because it was considered too dangerous for President Clinton.
I remember landing under sniper fire. There was supposed to be some kind of greeting ceremony at the [Tuzla] airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into vehicles to get to our base.

Well unfortunately for Senator Clinton the fabulous world that is the Internet has brought video of this heroic trip back into light. You can view her heroism below.

You think the Secret Service had to pat down the little girl?

This whole debacle is another example of the press getting bored when no real voting is occurring, however it is also news because it appears Clinton flat out lied about something that she was trying to use to beef up her experience and toughness credentials. Of course her campaign people are on the record saying that she "misspoke". Hey, maybe she did, maybe instead of sniper fire and running with her head down she meant "I remember landing under clouds, and there was supposed to be some kind of greeting ceremony and then I met a little child and she gave me flowers and we all smiled and took pictures".

The famous Washington Post blog "Fact Checker" has given Hillary 4 Pinnochios for this one

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