Sen. Clinton told a reporter that the media, and voters, have been harder on her because of her gender than they have vis-a-vis Obama on race. Here is link to transcript (and then Obama's victory speech). After posting it, we learned that the same racist views showed up in exit polls in Kentucky that we saw in West Virginia. David Gergen on CNN just said Clinton needs to go on TV and (a little late) tell voters who have a problem with Obama's race that she doesn't want their ballots.
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
Hillary hits sexism--as racism rears ugly head again
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