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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Hillary Becomes Lightning Rod for GOP Hopefuls

They may disagree on issues, but the one thing front-running Republican presidential hopefuls agree on is that Democrat Hillary Clinton is the main target of their campaign rhetoric.

Even before Clinton unveiled her new healthcare plan on Monday, Mitt Romney went on the attack at a New York press conference, harkening back to the Clinton administration’s failed 1993 attempt to overhaul the healthcare system: “HillaryCare continues to be bad medicine. Fundamentally, I think she takes her inspiration from European bureaucracies.”

A recent fundraising letter from the Rudi Giuliani campaign stated: "Higher taxes, socialized medicine, liberal judges writing laws from the bench, a state of denial about the terrorists' war on us … It's enough to give us nightmares."

Giuliani also took out a full-page ad in the New York Times that criticized Clinton for not condemning an antiwar ad by the liberal organization MoveOn.org that criticized Gen. David Petraeus.

John McCain has attacked Clinton for voting to approve the war in Iraq, then recently proposing to revoke the authorization.

Read on.


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