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Monday, July 30, 2007

Hillary Clinton's MrsSatan's Letters

Credit: Dick Locher, Chicago Tribune

New York Times published a story about John Peavoy, an English Professor at Scripps College located in Claremont, California. His claim to fame - and I don't mean that in a bad way because he seems like a nice enough fellow - is that he and Hillary Clinton MrsSatan exchanged copious amounts of letters written to each other from 1965 to 1969. Peavoy saved the letters he received from MrsSatan and they provide an interesting look into the woman who will win steal the 2008 presidential election.

Peavoy says they lost touch with each other shortly after graduating from college, except for a 30-year reunion of "the Maine South class of '65."
The most telling part of the entire story is this paragraph:

    In the late 1990s, Peavoy was contacted by the author Gail Sheehy, who was researching a book on the First Lady. He agreed to to let Sheehy see the letters, from which she would quote snippets in her 1999 biography, "Hillary's Choice". When Clinton heard that Peavoy had kept her old letters, she wrote him asking for copies, which he obliged. He has not heard from her since.

I hope he charged her - and got paid - for copying fees and postage! But the unsurprising part of the above paragraph is that he has not heard from her since. He has not heard from her since!

One doesn't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out why she wanted copies of the letters. Just in case she had written something 40 years ago that could return to haunt her or be a thorn in her side, MrsSatan needed copies of those letters so that her staff could immediately being rewriting her political history. Certainly the "smartest woman ever" couldn't have her letters surface from way back and negatively affect her political ambitions.

In April 1967 MrsSatan writes:

    "Since Xmas [sic] vacation, I've gone through three and a half metamorphoses and am beginning to feel as though there is a smorgasbord of personalities spread before me. So far, I've used alienated academic, involved pseudo-hippie, educational and social reformer and one-half of withdrawn simplicity."

Wow - MrsSatan ranks right up there with the great thinkers and philosophers of all-time like Plato, Aristotle, Socrates and Kant.

It is interesting to note that she admits to a smorgasbord of personalities. In other words, she's is whatever and whomever her audience wants her to be - for that specific moment in time. In common lingo, this is referred as being a phony, a charlatan, an impostor.

It is unclear from the story if the following is from the same April, 1967 letter or a different letter from that same month and year where MrsSatan writes:

    "Can you be a misanthrope and still love or enjoy some individuals? How about a compassionate misanthrope?"

Remove the word 'compassionate' and keep 'misanthrope' and I think we have the definitive tag that applies to MrsSatan. If anyone believes that this woman cares about anyone or anything other than herself then that belief needs nothing other than a response of riotous laughter.

The letters also reflect MrsSatan's membership in the Young Republican Party and that she shared her father's conservative political ideology. Why, back then, she probably was more of a "Reich winger" than Joe Lieberman is today.

She has 15 months remaining to spin and rewrite her history and none of the toady, water-carrying press or journalists will compel her to answer any serious questions about her past. It's not enough that our country and the world was saddled with eight years of her disingenuous, deceitful and duplicitous husband. We're expected to suffer through four, if not eight, years of her running the country.


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