Hillary Clinton Under Sniper Fire in Kosovo, Bosnia & Washington for Exaggerating & Lying to America
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By Paul Davis
Is telling the truth important when you are running for the highest office in the land, perhaps the world? Apparently Hillary Clinton doesn’t think so.
Hillary Clinton has admitted that she “did misspeak” about landing in Bosnia under sniper fire, blaming tiredness for a dramatic description that was shown to have been significantly exaggerated.
“I remember landing under sniper fire,” she said in Washington on Monday. “There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down to get into the vehicles to get to our base.”
News footage of the event however showed her claims to have been wide of the mark, and reporters who accompanied her stated that there was no sniper fire. Her account was ridiculed by ABC News as “like a scene from Saving Private Ryan”.
CBS News who says they were with her when she arrived in Kosovo also says there was no sniper fire whatsoever. CBS also interviewed a commanding officer on the ground who was there, who also confirmed the first lady at the time Mrs. Clinton received a warm welcome and was greeted by children upon arrival indicative of the safety measures in place.
After initially dismissing the controversy over her comments as a “minor blip”, Senator Clinton told a Pittsburgh radio station: “You know I have written about this and described it in many different settings and I did misspeak the other day. This has been a very long campaign. Occasionally, I am a human being like everybody else.”
She insisted it was the “first time in 12 years” she had spoken inaccurately about the trip. Others contest that saying her book mentions sniper fire and intense danger as well.
On Feb 29, Senator Clinton stated that the greeting ceremony “had to be moved inside because of sniper fire” while on Dec 29 she said that she had “landed in one of those corkscrew landings and ran out because they said there might be sniper fire”.
Mrs Clinton told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review that she had made the mistake about sniper fire because she had been “sleep-deprived”. Her schedule showed she had no public engagements the day before her Washington speech and she spent the night in her Embassy Row home.
The footage of the Tuzla visit combined with her recent comments play repeatedly on American television networks and is getting thousands of viewers at YouTube.
Hillary claims she was simply exaggerating, but it sure looks like self-serving lying to me. Is this the kind of leadership we need in Washington? Doesn’t America have enough liars in government already?
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