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Opponent denies calling Clinton ugly

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Quigley_Sharps, Oct 23, 2006.

  1. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    ALBANY, N.Y. - Sen. Hillary Clinton's Republican challenger on Monday flatly denied telling a reporter that Clinton was unattractive when she was younger and suggesting she had had "millions of dollars" of "work."

    John Spencer, a former Yonkers mayor, acknowledged talking to the reporter during a flight on Friday but said he didn't make the statements attributed to him in Monday's New York Daily News.

    "It's a fabrication. I would never call Hillary Clinton ugly," Spencer told The Associated Press. "That's outrageous. I didn't do it."

    The reporter, Ben Smith, told the AP that Spencer made the comments as Spencer, his wife and Smith sat together. He said he didn't tape-record the comments but did take notes.

    "You ever see a picture of her back then? Whew. I don't know why Bill married her," The Daily News quoted Spencer as saying about Clinton.

    Spencer said Clinton looks different now, chalking it up to "millions of dollars" of "work," according to the tabloid.

    "She looks good now," he is quoted as saying.

    Clinton adviser Howard Wolfson said Clinton has had no plastic surgery or similar appearance-enhancing work.

    "Sadly, this is just the latest in a long line of insulting and offensive comments that John Spencer has made throughout his career, and it's unfortunate that he has chosen to run a campaign based on personal attacks," the Clinton aide said.

    Polls have shown Clinton far ahead of Spencer in the Senate race.

    In their second debate on Sunday, Spencer said he "liked" Clinton and that she would make a "tremendous" candidate for president, although he also said he would never vote for her.

    The Clintons recently celebrated their 31st wedding anniversary. She turns 59 on Thursday.
  2. Conagher

    Conagher Dark Custom Rider Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    Well she is ugly, dammit! The truth hurts in some instances.
  3. ghostrider

    ghostrider Resident Poltergeist Founding Member

    Butt ugly.

    Make a freight train take a dirt road ugly.

    Don't forget about them ankles, look like they oughta be on a hippo.
  4. Valkman

    Valkman Knifemaker Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    He kicked her ass in the debates and this is payback!
  5. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    Clearly, he can't be sued for libel.

    Too bad he is on the defensive now, it is a losing proposition for him. She can now play the innocent hurt female card with some effect.
  6. Blackjack

    Blackjack Monkey+++

    I've always thought if I were president, even if I were ugly, I could do better than Bill. Neither his wife nor his "side thing" were attractive at all.

    I mean, most powerful man in the free world thing goin for you and you can't even get quality stuff. How pathetic is that?

    Even Rick Ocasek and Mick Jagger got playboy centerfold quality women and they're among the ugliest of all mankind.
  7. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    She's not ugly, she's "asthetically challenged" :D
    hillary-clinton-looking-tired (Medium).
  8. E.L.

    E.L. Moderator of Lead Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    "Visually unacceptable"
    bill_and_hillary_clinton_1 (Medium) (2).
  9. Tracy

    Tracy Insatiably Curious Moderator Founding Member

    Good ones, EL!:)

    ...but, quite honestly, I think Ghost nailed it
  10. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    I'd Hit it
    with a 2x4
  11. poacher

    poacher Monkey+++ Founding Member

    That first photo E.L has posted proves one thing.... Makeup applied by Wagner power mate.!! That womans Mary Kay or Avon consultant is driving a very nice vehicle. Not saying she's ugly just a tad on the side of being beautifully challenged.
    Take care Be safe Poacher.
  12. Ardent Listener

    Ardent Listener Monkey+++

  13. ricdoug

    ricdoug Monkey+++

    That's Scarier than a Halloween Costume! Ric
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