Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Geraldine Ferraro: Were Her Comments Old-Fashioned Race Bating?

How ugly can this campaign get? Apparently, we don't know that answer yet. One thing is for sure, though... Hillary Clinton's failure to immediately distance herself from highly divisive comments with racial overtones made by Geraldine Ferraro has placed her campaign in jeopardy. Further, Hillary's refusal to apologize -- ever -- reminds one more and more of the Karl Rove / George Bush White House.

Well, let me turn to my favorite TV drug, Keith Olberman's "Countdown" on MS-NBC, for a pithy commentary on the whole mess which is far kinder than I'd probably be:

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