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totodeinhere Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-09-08 12:36 PM
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49. Give me a break. If a male candidate said the same thing, the reaction would be the same.
And where is this "running in a tie" thing coming from? You need to face up to the reality that it's over for her. She even trails in super delegates now. It's not possible for her to win now, yet you call it a tie?
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  -Are Hillary's recent comments about voting demographics racist? LoZoccolo  May-08-08 12:34 PM   #0 
  - She's getting as close as she can to saying "Yes, I know you're racist"...  zanne   May-08-08 12:37 PM   #1 
  - And for all that non-stop jazz about Wright, it didn't hurt Obama much.(nt)  SteveM   May-08-08 03:44 PM   #23 
  - sickeningly yes  endarkenment   May-08-08 12:38 PM   #2 
  - I wouldn't say the comments themselves were racist  shomino   May-08-08 12:39 PM   #3 
  - It seems that nobody is "racist" anymore...  zanne   May-09-08 08:13 AM   #28 
  - I agree  EffieBlack   May-09-08 08:26 AM   #32 
     - Well said...  latte_liberal_86   May-09-08 12:31 PM   #48 
     - Exactly  marions ghost   May-09-08 01:02 PM   #54 
  - Race baiting with your own race  rocknation   May-08-08 12:39 PM   #4 
  - A month ago when she did this the last time, some important distinctions were made:  Buzz Clik   May-08-08 12:39 PM   #5 
  - Prejudicial - yes/ racist - no.  KSinTX   May-08-08 12:41 PM   #6 
  - Is it prejudicial based on race?  Bornaginhooligan   May-08-08 12:44 PM   #8 
  - I would say, No ...  KSinTX   May-08-08 12:54 PM   #13 
     - "Playing on racist fears isn't the same as being racist"  Bornaginhooligan   May-08-08 12:56 PM   #15 
     - My distinction with Clinton, et. al.  KSinTX   May-08-08 01:18 PM   #16 
        - Good post, I agree completely  frickaline   May-08-08 02:19 PM   #22 
        - Well-said!  EffieBlack   May-09-08 08:27 AM   #33 
     - Didn't many people say the same thing about Bilbo, Eastland, Stennis, Thurmond.  ProgressiveEconomist   May-08-08 02:14 PM   #20 
        - Those people lived the moment and reinforced it  KSinTX   May-08-08 06:26 PM   #25 
  - Not sure I can agree with that.  Liberal Veteran   May-08-08 06:29 PM   #27 
  - She keeps getting a free pass from the media ...  Cosmocat   May-09-08 08:21 AM   #30 
  - Not really. Just as negative, cynical and wrong as many of her assumptions  rucky   May-08-08 12:42 PM   #7 
  - Cool! A poll measuring the stupidity level in GD:P today. So far, stupidity is winning. {EOM}  The Night Owl   May-08-08 12:46 PM   #9 
  - It wins every day.  emilyg   May-08-08 12:52 PM   #12 
  - Hillary wants to run for President of White America.  Rubiconski2009   May-08-08 12:48 PM   #10 
  - Hillary is setting us back decades.  Arrowhead2k1   May-08-08 12:49 PM   #11 
  - She can make her point without all the adjectives in front or "white voters"  uponit7771   May-08-08 12:55 PM   #14 
  - the best word for it is "invidious"...  NorthernSpy   May-08-08 01:49 PM   #17 
  - The word "white" is racist?  lamprey   May-08-08 01:53 PM   #18 
  - They are  H2O Man   May-08-08 02:04 PM   #19 
  - You can't talk about this issue, because unfortunately I think the truth is a very non-PC.  Writer   May-08-08 02:15 PM   #21 
  - What truth would that be?  sandnsea   May-09-08 08:44 AM   #39 
  - It was a great "white hands" moment  Bad Thoughts   May-08-08 03:46 PM   #24 
  - Other: Race-baiting.  Alexander   May-08-08 06:28 PM   #26 
  - +1  beat tk   May-09-08 12:53 PM   #53 
  - She is accurately describing recent polling.  styersc   May-09-08 08:17 AM   #29 
  - You need a vote for "gray area".  Bucky   May-09-08 08:24 AM   #31 
  - To say "white" voters is NOT racist...  cricket08   May-09-08 08:30 AM   #34 
  - I agree but  wrando   May-09-08 08:33 AM   #35 
  - To say "hard-working voters, white voters" IS racist....  scheming daemons   May-09-08 08:54 AM   #40 
     - ridiculous  wrando   May-09-08 09:17 AM   #45 
  - I'd say your allegation is sexist  OzarkDem   May-09-08 08:36 AM   #36 
  - It's not OK for ANY politician to have "this discussion" in front of  PassingFair   May-09-08 08:42 AM   #38 
  - lol  LoZoccolo   May-09-08 12:29 PM   #46 
  - Give me a break. If a male candidate said the same thing, the reaction would be the same.  totodeinhere   May-09-08 12:36 PM   #49 
  - PC or NOT, she was a total IDIOT to have said it....  PassingFair   May-09-08 08:39 AM   #37 
  - Racist? No. Stupid? Yes And they make her less electable in the fall  CreekDog   May-09-08 08:57 AM   #41 
  - They play to racists.  lojasmo   May-09-08 09:00 AM   #42 
  - The New and Improved...  stillcool47   May-09-08 09:10 AM   #43 
  - The next question is: Will her race baiting work?  Truth Hurts A Lot   May-09-08 09:11 AM   #44 
  - No. But she desperately wants people to say that.  anonymous171   May-09-08 12:30 PM   #47 
  - Racism is the belief in the genetic superiority of one race over another  crankychatter   May-09-08 12:39 PM   #50 
  - Yes!  CindyKay   May-09-08 12:51 PM   #51 
  - They're not racist, they're just STUPID.  JBShakes   May-09-08 12:52 PM   #52 
 

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