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OBAMA BITTER PENNSYLVANIANS
Bill Explodes But Then Apologizes
Wouldn't it have been better for Hillary, if, on the eve of the last two primaries, as practically everyone has her finally quitting the race, for Bill to have just kept his mouth shut?
'Kansas' Author Frank Debuts With
, Offers View Of 'Bittergate'
New York Times
Founding Partner; Penn, Schoen, and Berland
Hillary must continue to draw contrasts with Obama, raise questions about the nature and extent of his associations with Rev. Wright and terrorist leader William Ayers, and raise more questions about his values in comparison with hers.
Krugman: Obama Clinging To A Stereotype
Harry Reid On Dems Race: It Makes Me Bitter
Is Hillary Lucky to be a White Woman?
Host, 'The Young Turks'
Obviously Clinton put herself in the ballgame by running an effective campaign and holding views that appeal to the voters. But after she crossed these thresholds, it has helped her that she is a woman.
Campaign AdWatch: Pennsylvania Yells At Obama
Clinton Heckled, Obama Cheered Over 'Bitter' Remarks
Noteworthy Political Scientist Says Clinton Was For Characterization Of Working-Class Voters Before She Was Against It
Obama 'Small Town' Comments Draw Fire, Support
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Far More Than "Bitter": Message from a Small Town Pennsylvanian
"Bitter" is a good word, to describe some of what I feel -- but "mad as hell" are a few better words. And I have a son that is on his way to Iraq for his third or forth tour, so I am not only mad but scared.
A faith-based, tax-paying, America-loving political humorist a...
Could our darling Dems please hold their fire at each other and set their sights on John McCain, who each day girds himself in more media-made Reagan Teflon than any Iraqi soldier was ever issued.
The Real Elites, as Filled with Elite-i-ness as Ever
Public Relations Consultant, www.winningprogressive.com
After days of near universal agreement that Obama's "bitter" comment was going to absolutely crush him, it turns out that most people in small towns don't care, and if anything, they kind of agree.
The ABC Debate: A Shameful Night for the U.S. Media
Author of ten books, film producer
Gibson and Stephanopoulos focused mainly on trivial issues as Clinton and Obama faced off in Philadelphia. They, and their network, should hang their collective heads in shame.
It Matters Which Mistake You Make in Washington, DC
Colonel, USAF (ret.)
Barack Obama committed a greater offense than Hillary's sniper fire lies by Washington, DC standards. He committed truth.
Bitter Popcorn, or My Friend Joe
Author of "The Recording Angel" and "The Ecology of Eden"
My friend Joe said, "on this screen of yours all anyone talks about is some guy who ordered orange juice instead of coffee, and was bad at knocking things over with a heavy ball, and said something about people in small towns being bitter."
The Obama Campaign: Consent of, or Contempt for, the People
Joseph C. Wilson
Like his comments about small town Americans, Obama has demonstrated a cavalier disregard for the work of Foreign Service and CIA Officers serving overseas.
Hill, You've Got $100 Million; Show Some Class
Novelist, Screenwriter, and Associate Professor at Columbia Un...
Yes, Obama's gaffe was a big one and as his opponent she has every right to go after him but she never coupled that with an even more devastating critique of McCain.
People Have Every Right to Be Bitter
Hale "Bonddad" Stewart
Tax lawyer, former bond broker, financial blogger
The whole dust-up about Obama's statement about people being bitter is, well, overdone. Consider the following facts.
With Clinton It Would Be "Hillary Hates Hicks" -- With Obama It's "Compassion"
Fortunately for Obama, the mainstream press continues to assist him in ways Clinton can only dream about.
John McCain Should Go on Vacation, Hillary Clinton is Doing His Job for Him
By attacking Obama in a way that confirms every right-wing demagogic caricature of her own Party, Hillary has adopted the frames, lies, stereotypes and destructive clichés long embraced by the likes of Karl Rove.
I Was There: What Obama Really Said About Pennsylvania
Public Defender (Ret.) and Adjunct Law Professor
No good effort at intelligent analysis, candor -- and what I heard as an attempt to convey a profound understanding of both what people feel and why they feel it -- goes unpunished.
There's Truth In Obama's Words About the Middle Class
Why would Obama say what he said? It's probably because those issues really came up with the people he spoke to, those citizens he supposedly "demeaned."
Is Hillary Or Barack More Faithful To Their Religious Principles?
Steven G. Brant
Project Director & Chief Designer, The World Of Our Dreams
When it comes to walking the walk of using faith-based human relationship principles when designing and implementing political policy, Obama is more faithful to his religious principles than Clinton.
Jayne Lyn Stahl
Poet, Essayist, Playwright, Screenwriter
Hillary's newfound love affair with the Second Amendment is her way to reassure the gun guys that, if elected, she won't take their toys away.
Unforced Error: Obama as San Fran Liberal Elitist
David Paul Kuhn
Chief Political Correspondent for RealClearPolitics
Obama has stood by his "bitter" remark, stating there are "a whole bunch of folks in small towns" who "feel like they have been left behind." That is true. But that's not the issue now haunting his bid for the presidency.
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