January 28th, 2008 Leave a comment Go to comments

Clinton Ethics Again. I wonder what all the Clinton admirers think of the Clintons trying to rally white voters against black ones to beat Obama in South Carolina and beyond. It is sassy strategy– to unethically rally the white vote by claiming Obama is unethically rallying the black vote. The AP says:

Each side accused the other of playing the race card, sparking a controversy that frequently involved Bill Clinton.

“They are getting votes, to be sure, because of their race or gender. That’s why people tell me Hillary doesn’t have a chance of winning here,” the former president said at one stop as he campaigned for his wife, strongly suggesting that blacks would not support a white alternative to Obama.

Clinton campaign strategists denied any intentional effort to stir the racial debate. But they said they believe the fallout has had the effect of branding Obama as “the black candidate,” a tag that could hurt him outside the South.

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