Code Pink believes 'Bird-Dog Hillary' campaign 'is having an impact'
According to a Capitol Hill newspaper, "'Dozens and dozens' of anti-war protesters are planning to greet former President Bill Clinton and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) at a Washington fundraiser Tuesday night."
"Code Pink, an anti-war group also known as Women for Peace, has been a perpetual thorn in the side of Sen. Clinton’s presidential campaign even before it got into full swing," Sam Youngman reports for The Hill. "The group plans to continue its protest this evening when the Clintons host a fundraiser for the senator’s presidential bid at the Marriot Wardman Park Hotel."
Code Pink has a website called Listen Hillary which plays off a quote by the senator: “Part of my job is to listen.”
"Hillary isn’t listening, and while her ears remained covered, thousands of Americans and scores of thousands of Iraqis have died," the website notes.
According to Code Pink, their "yearlong 'Bird-Dog Hillary' campaign
is having an impact!"
Excerpts from article:
Gael Murphy, a spokeswoman for the group, said Code Pink has been protesting Sen. Clinton’s events all over the country, including fundraisers and public events, for more than two years.
"Because of our protests, she was getting a lot of questions on Iraq,” Murphy said, adding that “unfortunately,” the senator seems to be “moving to the right” by saying recently that some troops would probably remain in Iraq if she is elected president.
Mo Elleithee, a Clinton campaign spokesman, said the senator has taken notice of the group and other war protesters, and that she shares many of their concerns. “I don’t think it comes as any surprise that people are passionate about the war,” Elleithee said. “And Sen. Clinton shares that passion and has a plan to end the war. And she’s talking about that plan.”
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