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Hillary Clinton jokes send Rahm Emanuel to Moscow to take on Medvedev

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WASHINGTON--Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton joked about sending White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel to Moscow on Friday to finalize a nuclear arms deal.

Emanuel's reputation for arm-twisting members of Congress--grown larger with the successful passage this week of the health care bill--gave Clinton grist to suggest he be sent to the Russian Duma to twist some arms there.

"Just as we have to go to our Congress, President Medvedev has to go to the Duma. And I think President Obama has said that he would send Rahm Emmanuel to Moscow and we all immediately endorsed that offer. You know, if President Medvedev wants to take us up on it, we're ready," Clinton said.

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Hillary is the smartest politician in the world, beautiful and has a great sense of humor!She has tha smarts and brains!Best SOS ever, go Hillary!

He could work the steambaths.

I'm not sure the Russian legislature has the same spa privileges as their US counterparts. Rahm Emanuel is well known to do his best work will in the shower (it's unknown why Rahm prefers looking at naked men while discussing policy issues). But, White House insiders contend that Mr. Emanuel chooses not to waste time and on occasion has offered to pick up the soap.

I say, give Rahm his big chance and send him to Moscow with a palette load of brute soap.

PS - Russians prefer liquid soap. So, be careful not to bend over Rahm...

It's unclear whether the Russian legislature has the same spa privileges as their US counterparts. Rahm Emanuel is well known to do his best work while in the shower (it's unknown why Rahm prefers looking at naked men while discussing policy issues). But, White House insiders contend that Mr. Emanuel chooses not to waste time and on occasion has offered to pick up the soap.

I say, give Rahm his big chance and send him to Moscow with a palette load of brute soap.

PS - Russians prefer liquid soap. So, be careful not to bend over Rahm...

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