Hillary Clinton Totally Didn’t Mean it When She Trashed Obama’s Foreign Policy
In case you missed it a few days ago, Hillary Clinton insulted Obama in an interview and completely trashed his foreign policy.
Some members of congress concurred. Obama responded by calling the criticism horseshit.
Now Politico tells us Hillary totes didn’t mean it…
Hillary Clinton to Barack Obama: Let’s hug it out
Hillary Clinton called President Barack Obama on Tuesday to “make sure he knows that nothing she said was an attempt to attack him” when she recently discussed her views on foreign policy in an interview with The Atlantic, according to a statement from a Clinton spokesman.
The statement comes amid tension between the Clinton and Obama camps in the wake of the interview. It also comes as Obama and Clinton, his former secretary of state, are due to cross paths at a social gathering Wednesday night in Martha’s Vineyard.
In the interview, Clinton dismissed the Obama administration’s self-described foreign policy principle of “Don’t do stupid stuff.” And while she also praised Obama several times, Clinton nonetheless called his decision not to assist Syrian rebels early on a “failure.”
Is it just me or does it feel like 2008 all over again?