November 3, 2013

Chuck ‘2×4’ Schumer ‘Endorses’ Hillary Again

Politico reports that Chuck Schumer is endorsing Hillary Clinton for president in 2016. Of course, this is the same Schumer who publicly endorsed Clinton in 2008, only to recruit Obama to challenge her in private, according to The New York Post’s writeup on Game Change, Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s book on the 2008 election. Schumer was reportedly “up in arms, telling fellow senators that Obama needed to take a two-by-four to Hillary.”

Sen. Charles Schumer “betrayed” Hillary Rodham Clinton by working with other senators to make sure a Democrat would win the White House in 2008 — actively recruiting Barack Obama to run as an alternative to his New York colleague, an explosive new book claims. …

Clinton and husband Bill Clinton learned of the wily party leader’s move months later — and the “incipient betrayal of Hillary by her colleagues in the Senate … would hit them like a ton of bricks in their psychic solar plexus,” according to the book on the 2008 presidential race by Mark Halperin and John Heilemann. 

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