Conservatives: Candidates' Children Off-Limits (Unless Their Parents Are Dems)


With all the right-wing finger wagging about the inviolate right of children of candidates and officials to be above comment, I thought we might fire up the flux capacitor and travel back to that distant time in the past when Chelsea Clinton’s parents were in the White House and see what the right-wing was saying about Chelsea:

John McTheusalah:

Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? Because her father is Janet Reno.


Vicodin Rush Limbaugh:

Columnist Molly Ivins reported (Arizona Republic 10/17/93) this incident from Limbaugh’s TV show–”Here is a Limbaugh joke: Everyone knows the Clintons have a cat. Socks is the White House cat. But did you know there is a White House dog?” And he puts up a picture of Chelsea Clinton. Chelsea Clinton is 13 years old.

David “Ho Ho Ho” Shuster:

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