Skip to comments.Nothing is fair about Florida and Michigan
Posted on 05/31/2008 9:51:32 AM PDT by The_Republican
The key to the winner winning is how the loser loses. Those cautionary words were spoken some weeks ago by Rep. Rahm Emanuel, who is close to both the Clintons and Barack Obama and whose hardball style of politics helped win back the House for the Democrats. However the nomination fight is resolved, it must be seen as fair by supporters of the two candidates, who have run an excruciatingly close race.
If that's the goal, it doesn't help that a group of women plan on protesting outside the hotel Saturday where the Democratic Party's rules and bylaws committee is meeting. These women are mad as hell and aren't going to take it anymore. But their complaint, that Hillary Clinton may be denied the nomination because she's the victim of sexism, doesn't hold water.
Sexism by whom? By the press? By Barack Obama? To be sure, there have been sexist comments. Some women are still smarting over the time when Obama pulled out Clinton's chair after a debate, seeing it as chauvinist as opposed to gentlemanly. But highlighting sexism undercuts Clinton's argument that she is the more electable of the two candidates. How can she be more electable if sexism is this strong within the Democratic primaries? What would happen in November? If she's the candidate, would hordes of men see the light?
Clinton discovered her inner feminist late in the race, when mobilizing women was one of the last cards she had left to play. Women of her generation have experienced the indignities of an oppressed minority (even though women are more than half the population), and they rallied to her cause. A classmate of Hillary's from Wellesley told me she never considered herself a feminist: "I never marched
but this campaign turned me into one."
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trying to figure out how to break the rules without offending too many.
I hope there are riots in Denver.
I screwed up the title. It was supposed to be:
Hillary, You Didnt Win. Now Dont Whine
Seems the sexists are battling the racists for power like the ignorant spoiled children they are.
IT’S THEIR OWN CALL
IT’S THEIR OWN CALL
Why would they be limited to Denver? Many of Obama's supporters, including the 90% plus of Black voters, have no way to get to Denver. They'll just riot in place, probably in their own neighborhoods, based on historical precedence... But I wouldn't count on that, circumstances may have changed since those historical events.
Too bad the Republicans couldn’t stand on their principles and fight back to win. No more Mr. Nice Guy! It was do or die and we died.
Operation Chaos continues.
Suppose these unseated delegates told the arrogant moronic dumb-o-crat leadership, “We need to know today or we will urge the voters to vote for McCain”.
It is rank fraud and deception on the part of the so-called blue dog Democrats and I wonder how long they will get away with it?
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