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The Clintons Ransom The Presidency

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Nydia Velazquez says the Hispanics will only support Barack if Hillary gets VP; Geraldine Ferraro says women may not support him, no matter what he does since, according to her, Barack is "terribly sexist." After saying "hardworking . . .white Americans support (her)," Hillary went on to offer, without Barack asking, to accept the vice-presidency, in order to ensure victory for the party.

Senator Charles Schumer told ABC's "Good Morning America," (http://www.examiner.com/a-1427821~Schumer__Clinton_would_accept_vice_president_offer.html) "If Senator Obama should want her to be vice president and thinks it would be best for the ticket, she will serve."

 The Clintons divided America by race, gender, and income, in order to win the presidency, then they hardened the divisions so that only they could release them, for a ransom - the Vice Presidency, and some money —

On June 3, 2008, Barack Obama defeated Hillary Clinton to become the presumptive Democratic nominee for the Presidency of the United States of America. Hillary responded with the same strategy she used to dodge defeat in the past: leave town, set up a festive gathering at another location, ignore supporters associated with the defeat, don't acknowledge your competitor's victory, and pretend instead that something celebratory has happened, for you. Only this time, people held her to a reasonable standard, and the
media actually acknowledged her behavior  (http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/06/03/AR2008060303568.html) for what it was—

When Hillary recognized that the presidency was lost to her, she dispatched her surrogates to secure the vice presidency. A Hispanic surrogate delivered the message that Barack couldn't win the Hispanic vote without giving Hillary the vice presidency. Bob Jones, the Clinton's resident African American (AA), was dispatched to the chief AA legislature, directing him to tell that AA nominee, to give Hillary the vice presidency. Another surrogate, Lanny Davis, set up a petition, for Hillary to get the vice presidency, and a chorus of Hillary supporters spread the news that Hillary would accept the vice presidency, not for power or anything like that, but for the party—

The Clinton's exploited historic racial attitudes toward African Americans by reminding voters of the tradition of rejecting AA. Sergio Bendixen, a Hillary pollster and "Latino expert," said "the Hispanic voter . . .has not shown a lot of willingness or affinity to support black candidates;" Hillary supporter and Pennsylvania Governor, Ed Rendell, told us about "conservative whites...who are not ready to vote for an African American candidate;" And Hillary herself declared that "hardworking . . .white Americans support (her)." The persistent and consistent racial chatter was no accident, evidenced by the desperate effort of Clinton supporters to keep it going.



Geraldine Ferraro complained that her racial remarks were challenged, "every time anybody makes a comment about race who is white," it gets spined as racism by Barack's campaign. She pointed the finger at Barack, "he did it with Bill Clinton, he was successful; he did it with Ed Rendell, he was less successful; and he is certainly not going to be successful with me," And he was not "successful" with her, because she kept on talking about race, which is an important thing to do since, you cannot conjure up racial attitudes, unless you talk about race.

Geraldine let us know her true intentions in a classic Freudian slip, "Any time anybody does anything that in any way
PULLS THIS CAMPAIGN DOWN . . . (http://www.cnn.com/2008/POLITICS/03/12/ferraro.comments/index.html) you're accused of being racist, so you have to shut up," and they didn't want to shut up, they wanted to keep on talking about race, to pull Barack's campaign down—

Some of Hillary's supporters have admitted her campaigns racist agenda. Representative Rob Andrews, a Clinton endorser, revealed a plan by the Clinton campaign to exploit the divisions between AA and Jews. Also, a top adviser to Hillary's campaign explained, that the goal was to turn Barack into "the black candidate."

The media has ignored the fact that the racial divisions that buoyed Hillary's flailing campaign, did not exsist at the beginning of the contests. Barack had a resounding victory in Iowa, a practically all white state. And in the next contest, New Hampshire, also a predominantly white state, Barack was heavily favored to win - big.

People were puzzled by how far off the polls were when Barack lost New Hampshire. The poll were not the only thing that was misleading, so were the voting results in the small towns of Dixville Notch and Hart's Location, where New Hampshire's first ballots are casts, by a handful of people, just after midnight. Effectively, the day before the rest of New Hampshire votes. Both towns gave Barack a victory over Hillary, 9-3 in Hart's Location, and 7-0 in Dixville Notch. So it wasn't just the polls that were off, New Hampshire's first voters were off too, and they've never been that far off before.

What distinguished New Hampshire's first voters from the people who voted later? New Hampshire's first voters cast their ballots before New Hampshire witnessed the racializing of Barack, and the feminizing of Hillary.

By the time most of New Hampshire went to the polls, they'd seen Barack's African grandmother shucking corn in front of her shack, while chickens ran around, and heard the commentator's lie, "she didn't want Barack's father to marry a white woman," followed by the commentator's true attitude, that the "possibility that the President of the United States could have a Kenya grandmother," was "as far-fetched as any piece of fiction."

They'd seen Hillary surrounded by affirming and sympathetic women, who wanted to know "how (she) did it," and they watched her tearing expression of deep and abiding goodwill for the nation, that she somehow attached to her political success.

Then they saw men with signs, telling Hillary to "iron (their) shirts," all on the eve of the New Hampshire primary.

Before most of New Hampshire voted, they saw stereotypical images of African people, a candidate turned damsel in distress, and victim of masculine oppression, signified by men demanding that she serve them, instead of lead them, all on the eve of the New Hampshire primary.

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