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Thursday, February 09, 2006

She Taketh, She Giveth Away

As Hil makes her rounds of labor unions, kowtowing to the Worker God but not quite running for president yet, here's a forgotten tidbit that's worth remembering:
Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-N.Y.) returned a campaign contribution from Wal-Mart while gladly pocketing cash from Paul Newman, Reese Witherspoon and other Hollywood liberals. ... Clinton served on Wal-Mart's board from 1986 until 1992, and in that time the company was hardly any more "worker-friendly" — to borrow a liberal term — than it is today. It's just a bigger company now, with the same policies she oversaw. When asked if she ever fought for "progressive" policies when she was a director of the company, she replied, "Well, you know, I, that was a long time ago, I have to remember…. "
The quote is from a fun-to-read piece by Jonah Goldberg in today's LAT, "One sorry mess of a party."