Wednesday, July 15, 2009

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly: A media roundup of Hillary Clinton's Foreign Policy Speech

So here is the kicker. What we have all been waiting for. The media reaction of Hillary's speech. Well, maaaybe not what we've been waiting for. In fact, I'm definately NOT holding my breath waiting for the 5 star review. But alas, here we are in the aftermath of it all.

To help us all sort out different media reactions I complied a list of links to different articles written from a variety of different sources on Hillary Clinton's big policy speech. I have NOT read them all, so these may be much of a surprise to you all as they will be to me.

If anyone has anything to add, please post in the comments!

"Hillary's Return" - Ben Smith, Politico

"Clinton Speech Sounds Familiar Themes" - Ben Smith, Politico

"Clinton acts to retake foreign policy center stage" - Matthew Lee, The Associated Press

"Clinton aims to regain foreign policy clout" - MSNBC, via Associted Press

"Hillary Clinton’s Major Speech(!): 'Remember, We Are Still Very Capable Of Bombing Everyone, For Fun'" - Jim Newell, Wonkette

"Clinton’s ‘Muscular’ Foreign-Policy Manifesto" - Chris Rovzar, New York Magazine

"Hillary Clinton: 'Clear-eyed' handling of foes" - Mike Allen, Politico

"The Hidden Messages In Hillary's Speech" - Heather Hurlburt, The Daily Beast

"Will Hillary's Gambit Work?" - Peter Beinart, The Daily Beast

"Iran crackdown 'shifted' prospects for U.S. talks, Clinton says" - CNN Blog

"For Clinton, ’09 Campaign Is for Her Turf" - Mark Landler, New York Times

"Praise for Hillary’s speech" - Eric Fingerhut, JTA

"Hillary Clinton's "Smart Power" Breaks Through" - Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic

"Clinton Warns Iran It Has Limited Time to Accept Obama's Offer of Engagement" - FoxNews

"US offer to Iran 'not indefinite'" - BBC News

"Clinton Speech Signals Transformation at State" - Spencer Ackerman, Washington Independent

"Clinton: Iran Engagement Still in the Offering" - Glenn Kessler, The Washington Post

"Hillary Clinton aims to retake place at centre of US foreign policy" - Alex Spillius, Telegraph


Anonymous said...

Good job!! You are awesome for putting all this together :D

Anonymous said...

She's back! And thanks God for that. It hasss beennnn toooooo loooooonnnnggg without Hillary on the scene. I'm glad her elbow is healing well.

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