The persistent flirtation by Clinton operatives, spokesmen, and allies with the race issue, as epitomized by Geraldine Ferraro’s statements this week are not coincidental, but reflect a determination to inject racial bias into the current election. Knowing that she appeals to a downscale electorate, who are no strangers to racism, she is trying to use the race card to win. Her other hope is likely to entice Obama into playing what he calls “the angry black man” role so as to turn off voters. It is a disgusting approach to the election and the Clintons deserve to be called on it.
Published on TheHill.com on March 11, 2008.
Despite their apostasy in holding early primaries in defiance of the powers that be in the Democratic National Committee (DNC), Michigan and Florida both deserve to have do-over primaries. It is ludicrous to suggest that their current delegations should be seated and equally inappropriate to disenfranchise the nation’s fourth- and eighth-largest states. The obvious and only fair solution is to hold do-over primaries.
Published in the New York Post on March 9, 2008.
Clintons are trying to steal the nomination from Barack Obama – and he can’t let them.
The Clintons’ campaign attacks put Obama in a bind.
If he doesn’t answer in kind, he’s toast.
Published on TheHill.com on March 6, 2008.
The real message of Tuesday’s primaries is not that Hillary won. It’s that she didn’t win by enough.
The race is over.
Published in the New York Post on March 5, 2008.
With big wins in Ohio and Texas last night, Hillary Clinton has finally broken her losing streak and sent a clear message to Barack Obama: I’m not getting out.
For the Illinois senator, the meaning of the primaries is clear – he has to get tough. Hillary can still win this nomination. The proportional representation system of allocating delegates chosen by primaries and caucuses mutes the impact of the popular vote.