The Corner

Another Hillary whopper — sort of

After this morning’s Armed Services hearing, a reader draws attention to another timely Hillary topic:

I realize Petraeus is the main topic of the day, But Hillary’s biggest whopper was today was her call on Bush to boycott the opening Olympic ceremonies because of China’s human rights abuses in Tibet.  These same abuses didn’t cause Hillary and Bill to boycott campaign donations from Chinese bankers or sales of missle technology to China…[T]ibet needs to be addressed, but I don’t want to hear that from Hillary.  I’d rather hear a drunk driving lecture from Ted Kennedy.  I’d rather hear advice from Eliot Spitzer on how to treat a lady. 

Well, it’s not exactly a “whopper,” but it is definitely an excellent point. I wonder whether Hillary supports the restoration of U.S. funding for the United Nations Population Fund, considering its documented cooperation with Chinese authorities in their coercive population-control policies?

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