Skip to comments.Clinton: Robert Byrd Wasn't a Racist, Just the State He Represented Was VIDEO
Posted on 07/02/2010 5:31:33 PM PDT by nysuperdoodle
Bill Clinton's comments today at the Robert Byrd funeral take the cake. In one swift moment, Clinton manages to defend Byrd by condemning the entire state of West Virginia -
"He once had a fleeting association with the Ku Klux Klan, what does that mean? I'll tell you what it means. He was a country boy from the hills and hollows from West Virginia. He was trying to get elected," former President Bill Clinton said of Sen. Robert Byrd.
"And maybe he did something he shouldn't have done come and he spent the rest of his life making it up. And that's what a good person does. There are no perfect people. There are certainly no perfect politicians," he added.
Of course, in addition to slurring an entire state, another little insight into the Democrat mind emerges as well - that it's OK to say anything to get elected. That deceiving the electorate as to your core beliefs is par for the course. That politicians should be led by the people, instead of the other way around.
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I know many people like Byrd, they are still as racist as they ever were but they're going along to get rich and powerful.
Racism was just too great a crisis to waste!
I heard a clip of these remarks by Slick Willie, and the worst part of this ‘whitewash’ was the clapping of the congregation after Clinton had, essentially, accused everyone in West Virginia of being racist. I had to wonder if any black people were at the service.
But I wasn’t curious enough to actually try to look at any video! LOL!
As a native-born West Virginia, I was outraged by Clinton’s remarks. And anybody who has been elected president should be smart enough to know that West Virginia’s founding was a repudiation of slavery.
What a buffoon!
He was a racist, plain and simple.
elcid1970, your comment was “SILLY”