Friday, May 09, 2008

The embarrassment of the Clinton candidacy

If you haven't read (and aren't reading) Peggy Noonan, you're missing out.

Noonan was a Reagan White House speech writer and is not a syndicated columnist with the Wall Street Journal, and her writing is a delight, fun to read, interesting, and insightful.

In today's WSJ, she recounts the continuing train wreck of the Clinton candidacy. Here's a quote: "In a jaw-dropping interview in USA Today on Thursday, she said, 'I have a much broader base to build a winning coalition on.' As evidence she cited an Associated Press report that, she said, 'found how Sen. Obama's support among working, hard-working Americans, white Americans, is weakening again, and how whites in both states who had not completed college were supporting me.'

White Americans? Hard-working white Americans? 'Even Richard Nixon didn't say white,' an Obama supporter said, 'even with the Southern strategy.'"

More here.

Maybe Sen. Clinton could start having Klan rallies in support of her candidacy. She's come about that low.

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