Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Clinton: You Are Invisible To The President

Hillary Clinton launched her first television commercial this week, in which she declares that soldiers, single moms, and the uninsured are “invisible” to the president. The White House immediately issued a strong criticism, calling Clinton’s ad “absurd”, “outrageous” and “unconscionable.” Clinton turned around and put their complaints right up on her campaign site. Good for her.

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Newt: It’ll be Clinton-Obama

Newt Gingrich is predicting a Clinton-Obama ticket for the Dems, saying, “I think that either Mayor Giuliani or Governor Romney or Senator Thompson would be a very formidable opponent for what I expect will be a Clinton-Obama ticket, and I think that there’s a possibility that will work.” Right now, I’d prefer Gore-Clinton. Or Clinton-Edwards. Or Clinton-Bloomberg. And after Obama’s ...

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Clinton V. Obama

The pressure of being second place must be getting to Barack Obama. Yesterday he broke the long-standing “no attack langauge” truce between himself and Hillary, saying, “The reason that this president has failed to lead this country is because he hasn’t been able to unite our country. He’s polarized us when he should have pulled us together. That’s why the ...

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Logo To Host Presidential Debate

LOGO and the Human Rights Campaign will be hosting a debate for presidential candidates on August 9th at 6pm. So far, only Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama have confirmed their appearance on the one-hour commercial-free show, which will film live on LOGO before a studio audience with live streaming on LOGOonline.com. Out rocker Melissa Etheridge and HRC head Joe Solomonese ...

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Prominent Queers Pile On
Clinton Bandwagon

Hillary Clinton’s campaign has announced an LGBT steering committee comprised of an impressive roster of 65 prominent queers who will help her reach out to gay voters, a list the likes of which we’ve likely never seen before. Among those on the committee: NYC Council Speaker Christine Quinn, former HRC head Elizabeth Birch, former U.S. Assistant Attorney General Eldie Acheson. ...

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Hillary Needs A Song

In a move to shed her stodgy image, Sen. Hillary Clinton is asking visitors to her presidential campaign site help her pick her official campaign song. The songs to choose from include Right Here, Right Now – Jesus Jones, Beautiful Day – U2, I’m A Believer – Smash Mouth, and curiously, the old R&B classic, I’ll Take You There by ...

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Clinton: Repeal War Authority

Yesterday Sen. Hillary Clinton proposed a repeal of the 2002 authority Congress gave Bush to invade Iraq, joining Sen. Robert Bird in a call to end that authority by Oct. 11th, the 5th anniversary of the original vote. Analysts believe that such a repeal would undoubtedly become an issue for the federal courts, as it would raise constitutional issues about ...

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Leave But Also Stay

Yesterday Hillary Clinton said that if she were president, she would definitely sign the House bill that demands total pullout of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by summer of 2008. But she also said that a continued indefinite American presence was necessary to sweep Iraq for terrorists, continuing her strategy of making absolutely no one happy about her policy on ...

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Hillary Continues Gay Outreach

Hillary Clinton continued her campaign for gay support yesterday, speaking at the GMHC 25th anniversary gala at Chelsea Piers. The event, which raised almost $900,000 for GMHC, was also attended by former NJ governor Jim McGreevey, Larry Kramer, Rosie O’Donnell, and other luminaries. Among the evening’s honorees was Matilde Krim, founding chairman of AMFAR.

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Hillary Beefs Up Pace Response

After being criticized yesterday by gay groups for her weak condemnation of Joint Chiefs Chairman General Peter Pace calling gays “immoral”, Sen. Hillary Clinton issued a more strongly worded follow-up statement: “I disagree with what he said and do not share his view, plain and simple,” the Senator said. “It is inappropriate to inject such personal views into this public ...

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Hillary Wants The Gays

On Friday, Hillary Clinton made a keynote speech to the Human Rights Campaign, telling them that she wanted a “partnership” with gays in her presidential campaign. What she did not do, however, was publicize the speech via either her Senate office or her campaign office. Clinton’s spokeman said the event was not publicized because the HRC board meeting is closed ...

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HomoQuotable – David Geffen

“It’s not a very big thing to say, ‘I made a mistake’ on the war, and typical of Hillary Clinton that she can’t.” –David Geffen, one of the most wealthy homosexuals in the world and a former major Clinton fundraiser, speaking about his passionate support for Sen. Barack Obama. Geffen spoke to the New York Times’ Maureen Dowd, an interview ...

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