Apparently, everything. Or anything that advances her political career at a particular moment.
As a first lady, all she cared about was health care reform. As a New York Senator, she nary uttered a word about it, instead morphing into a great champion of Israel and an overall moderate hawk. As a candidate, she was a whiskey-drinking populist, a women of the common folk. As Sec of State, she has already sold Israel down the river, and is now overseas urging Europeans to adopt energy tactics that would destroy her ex-constituents and the very voters she reached out to with her candidate persona.
Why? She's on her knees before the new boss, of course, and his instructions have been clear since the beginning. She repeats them, verbatim:
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told an audience on Friday "never waste a good crisis," as she highlighted the opportunity of rebuilding economies in a greener, less energy intensive model.
Clinton told young Europeans at the European Parliament global economic turmoil provided a fresh opening: "Never waste a good crisis ... Don't waste it when it can have a very positive impact on climate change and energy security."
Well, we can't say we haven't been warned. The Obama administation is pushing a radical leftist policy down our throats, and gloating about having the cover of a crisis in which to put it over on us. That's why Obama and Co. stoke the fear daily (damn the markets and the millions who are losing their shirts!), because they need the crissi to continue in order to effect their program of socialism in America.
And to show what a good multi-lateralist she is, Hillary throws in some gratuitous bashing of her home country to ingratiate herself with the locals:
But with many countries in the grip of a punishing recession, some question whether businesses can muster the hundreds of billions of dollars needed to cut carbon emissions.
"Certainly the United States has been negligent in living up to its responsibilities," said Clinton, on her first visit to Europe as secretary of state.
"This is a propitious time ... we can actually begin to demonstrate our willingness to confront this."
"Propitious time", aka "a crisis". Is it really the best time to burden struggling businessness with a brutal new energy tax, in the middle of an economic meltdown? Or is is a "propitious time" to push a key item on the liberal agenda, in the hope that any resulting disaster can be blamed on George Bush and Rush Limbaugh?
Hillary's only concern is kissing up to Obama and the liberal base now running the show, by repeating his/their platitudes ad nasuem, in the hopes it will continue to further her career. Meanwhile, we all suffer.
Hope and change? Hypocrisy and lies is as old as established government itself...