Recent attention given to House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, in the mainstream media is being orchestrated by Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., as a means to be sure the House is in Democratic hands when she runs for president in 2008, a source in the GOP leadership says.

Geopolitical analyst Jack Wheeler, publisher of intelligence website, To the Point, says one of DeLay’s colleagues told him:

“Hillary’s fingerprints are all over it. She has no intention of having to deal with an opposition party controlling the House as her husband did for six years and Ronald Reagan did for eight. She has a very clear plan for seizing control of the entire United States government, which includes orchestrating Democrat control of the House in 2006 so it is firmly in place when she is elected president in 2008.”

Wheeler says such a scenario would ensure passage of the senator’s so-called HillaryCare health-care legislation nationalizing medicine in the U.S.

“There was absolutely no doubt in [the source’s] mind that Hillary is running – not will run, but already is running – for president in 2008,” writes Wheeler in his column. “‘This should be obvious to everyone,’ he said, ‘but what is not obvious is that’s not all she’s doing. Her focus and her goals go far beyond just the White House.'”

Continues Wheeler: “It is, then, at Hillary’s direction that the Washington Post, the New York Times, and the entire Liberal Media apparatus are waging a relentless war upon House Majority Leader Tom DeLay. The charges against him are either inconsequential or hypocritical – huge front page outrage stories, for example, about him going on a foreign ‘junket’ with no criticism of Democrats who were on the very same trip, such as Nancy Pelosi. Last week the WaPo ran this above-the-fold headline piece thousands of words long that was pure recycled froth with no substance whatever.

“That’s because the substance doesn’t matter – all that matters is the attacks themselves, that they be kept up until more and more spineless pencil-necks like Connecticut Republicans Chris Shays and Rob Simmons break and crack under pressure. Hillary knows exactly what she is doing. Target the strongest force the GOP has in Congress – DeLay – keep targeting until Republicans surrender and retreat in disarray, then pick up the easy pieces in 2006.”

DeLay has taken heat from both media and Democratic lawmakers for alleged ethics violations and his role in trying to save the life of Terri Schiavo.

“There’s much more at stake than just Tom DeLay,” Wheeler told WND.

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