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"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Friday, May 09, 2008

Sabotaging Hope and Destroying Unity

The Nation's Betsy Reed illustrates, in a long but worthwhile read, how the Clinton campaign has sewn division amongst the Democratic base by bringing race into play during the primaries in an increasingly-desperate attempt to make Hilary appear the more electable nominee, while at the same time taking the all-too-predictable cheap shots from the right because of her gender.

Should McCain and the GOP take the White House again in November, despite the appalling mismanagement, corruption and outright criminality of the last eight years of George W. Bush's administration, it may be that they will have had the groundwork laid by the Clinton campaign to thank for it. As the saying goes, "With friends like this..."

THIS JUST IN: an editorial in today's New York Times seems to agree.

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Blogger Uncle Petie said...

I think her strategy is that if she can make him unelectable and John McCain gets in and screws up as badly as he's likely to, that sets her up for a 2012 race against a 76(?) year-old opponent.

Sad but true.

14 May, 2008 18:27  

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