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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Even After South Carolina, Bill Pushes Race

Even after South Carolina's stunning rejection of Bill Clinton's race-baiting over the last two weeks, Bill just stuck another huge foot in his mouth by dismissing Obama's win by likening it to Jesse Jackson's wins in the 80's. As Ben Smith points out:

[A] reporter asked what it said about Obama that it “took two people to beat him.” Clinton again passed. “That’s just bait, too. Jesse Jackson won South Carolina twice, in '84 and '88. And he ran a good campaign. Senator Obama's run a good campaign here, he’s run a good campaign everywhere.”

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