Ridiculous rumor: Clinton might quit her job

Hillary Clinton, Aug. 11, 2009 | ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images   Secretary Clinton is thinking about quitting her secretary-of-state job to run for New York governor, according to a one-sentence post written by Weekly Standard blogger Michael Goldfarb, who was deputy communications director for Sen. John McCain’s presidential campaign last year. Goldfarb’s source? His “boss” (presumably ...

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Secretary Clinton is thinking about quitting her secretary-of-state job to run for New York governor, according to a one-sentence post written by Weekly Standard blogger Michael Goldfarb, who was deputy communications director for Sen. John McCain's presidential campaign last year. Goldfarb's source? His "boss" (presumably editor William Kristol), who heard it from two sources.

As a Gawker blogger put it, "If Bill Kristol says it, than [sic] it is the opposite of true. That is the only constant in American Politics."

Hillary Clinton, Aug. 11, 2009 | ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

Hillary Clinton, Aug. 11, 2009 | ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images
 

Secretary Clinton is thinking about quitting her secretary-of-state job to run for New York governor, according to a one-sentence post written by Weekly Standard blogger Michael Goldfarb, who was deputy communications director for Sen. John McCain’s presidential campaign last year. Goldfarb’s source? His “boss” (presumably editor William Kristol), who heard it from two sources.

As a Gawker blogger put it, “If Bill Kristol says it, than [sic] it is the opposite of true. That is the only constant in American Politics.”

Other Clinton news:

Clinton will be at the Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York tomorrow — Sept. 11 — to receive the Roosevelt Institute’s FDR Four Freedoms Award, which “honors a lifetime of distinguished service and an unwavering commitment to these freedoms.” (Those four freedoms being “freedom of speech and expression, freedom of worship, freedom from want, and freedom from fear.”) If you have $1,000 and cocktail attire, you can attend the gala dinner.

As you’ve probably heard, the Supreme Court — with Justice Sonia Sotomayor debuting — is hearing the campaign finance case related to Hillary: The Movie.

Photo: ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images

Preeti Aroon was copy chief at Foreign Policy from 2009 to 2016 and was an FP assistant editor from 2007 to 2009. Twitter: @pjaroonFP

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