Great Job by Bill Clinton: Gets N Korea to pardon US Journalists

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    North Korea's official news agency said leader Kim Jong Il has pardoned two American journalists and ordered their release.
    The official Korean Central News Agency said early Wednesday from Pyongyang that the order was issued following a request from former President Bill Clinton. Clinton flew to the North Korean capital on Tuesday on a mission to negotiate the release of Laura Ling and Euna Lee, reporters for former Vice President Al Gore's Current TV media venture.

    Even before word of the pardon, analysts agreed that Clinton's visit to North Korea to free the reporters could be an opening for a thaw in relations between the two countries.

    In a surprise visit to Pyongyang, Clinton met with North Korean leader Kim Jong II, holding "exhaustive" talks that covered a wide range of topics, state-run media said.

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    Wonder how much this is gonna cost us?
     
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    Three words to Obame regarding the Clintons:

    Watch - Your - Back

    As Obama flounders, and the Democrat Congress squabbles and squeals under the inept leadership of Pelosi and Reid, the Clintons are quietly reminding the American people of how it could have been - and perhaps, will be again...
     
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    While I'm happy that these women are now safe, I wonder what the price was?
     
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    Can you imagine how this would have gone down with Dubya and DICK in the WH? We would have dropped bombs on NK already, started a Nucular War and then invaded a country that didn't have anything to do with it.......
     
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    I bet he promised them another 20 billion in cash and several tons of China White:razz:
    or maybe Clinton had some left over nuclear technology that the Chinese didn't want so he gave to the DPRK.
     
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    A deal with the Devil was made by Clinton and the Obama administration. I am sure Willy is excited to be locked in an airplane for several hours with two young women who cant run away from his forceful advances, hell that is why he made the trip.
     
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    ...way to drop a turd on a good news story, dude. I'm sure the two lives Clinton is bringing back from NK are a bit less cynical than your kind of standard issue blowhard.


    kudos to thoe of you on the right able to stand above partisanship on this one.
     
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    ,,,
     
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    Not partisan, factual.
     

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