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Clinton tries to destroy Obama


April 23, 2008 — PITTSBURGH – Just when you thought the Democratic Party could not suffer any more indignities, Pennsylvania officials kept liquor stores in the state closed yesterday for primary day – a day Democrats really needed a drink.

Once again, Hillary Rodham Clinton didn’t utterly collapse, nor did she perform the miracle required to get back into real contention for the Democratic nomination.

She still trails in the race for delegates, yet hasn’t allowed Barack Obama the 2,025 delegates needed to sew up the nomination.

In the coming days, we will hear the same chatter from the Clinton campaign, all about the popular vote and Michigan and Florida, as they desperately try to change the currency in this race from delegates to any coin that gives them the edge.

Currently, the only measure by which Clinton leads is superdelegates, those party bigwigs who don’t answer to Democratic voters.

They were created to thwart rank-and-file Democrats by giving insiders the power to influence the Democratic nomination and to keep people like Obama down.

Pivoting from boasting the lead in superdelegates to claiming the popular vote is a shameless move only the Clintons could pull off.

Speaking of superdelegates, what does Clinton expect of those who haven’t yet taken sides?

She has been queen of this party for 15 years – if club members haven’t gone with her by now, they’re not going to.

The vast majority of superdelegates who have endorsed since early February have gone with Obama and the vast majority of those remaining will, too.

Anyway, what are these party leaders supposed to do? Take the nomination away from Obama, who is the most exhilarating American political figure in decades?


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  1. Both Hillary and Bill Clinton are truly trying to destroy the best man to be the PRESIDENT of the U.S. of America. I feel Hillary should be ask to leave, because of her negative remarks, etc,etc.etc..I’m sure I am not the only person that feels this way….This mess as gone on too long..She has lost a lot of respect from the public…..Can it woman!……

    Posted by Frannie | April 27, 2008, 9:32 am
  2. It does seem at this point, that Barack Obama is standing on his own, one man against all of the Clintons and their clan, most of the Republicans and certainly the extremist right-wingers, our very conservative, fanatical media– owned and run in large part, by wealthy outsiders. And yet the Democratic Party Leaders, who claim they want to “unite” the Democrats to win the election November against John McCain, refuse to stand up and and rally behind our would be nominee, as a whole.

    If they didn’t owe so much allegiance to the Clintons, perhaps they would put their party first, and the will of the people. But that hasn’t happened so far. We shall see. This dragging things out indefinitely, is giving the very lame duck Republican party plenty of time to make a case.

    Posted by Ritz | April 28, 2008, 1:55 am
  3. The Democratic Party is no different from the Repubican in regards to race. Just like Hilliary Clinton, the Democratic Party talks a good game.

    How are you for the people, when you watch like all other American’s; the race baiting before each primary? I cringed to think of what might be said “slurs” (Bill has a foul mouth) by the Clintonions when there are no cameras. The Clintons have set America back 100 years in race relations.

    How could she be President of all the American people when she is showing her disdain for some of the people now?

    The African American community is boycotting the 2008 election if Clinton is nominated. They are also talking about, all, switching to the Independent Pary so each election their vote can be courted. Today they feel no need for that alliance. Mainly, the African American career politicians who are keeping the alliance. And, they are out of touch with the times and their constituency. More than likely they would sell their community’s dignity for Democratic Party unity come November.

    It took Democratic party an entire 3 weeks to respond to this round of “negative” Clinton politics, and after the primary, when it should have been before. Where was the regard for their base?

    America, how stupid do we think African Americans are?

    Using racism is deplorable, no matter who does it, they should automatically be disqualified as a candidate.

    -Election 2008

    Posted by C | April 28, 2008, 5:47 am