If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position. And if he was a woman (of any color) he would not be in this position. He happens to be very lucky to be who he is. And the country is caught up in the concept.Of course, any suggestion that Barrak Obama is only being seriously considered as a candidate because of his race is stupid and bigoted, and Ferraro's words risk tainting the whole Clinton campaign by association. So, Ferraro is stepping down, as she should, but she isn't apologizing for what she said. In fact, not content with insulting the African American community, she managed to disparage herself - and women- on her way out the door by asserting:
Wednesday, March 12, 2008
With Friends Like These...
The Clinton campaign is the latest to suffer from "friendly fire," with former vice presidential candidate Geraldine Ferraro's assertion that: