Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

The Donnie McClurkin Effect?
Hillary Wins CA Gay Vote 2-1

As expected, yesterday’s Super Tuesday primary did little to reveal a clear Democratic frontrunner. Hillary Clinton took eight states including the biggest: California and New York. Barack Obama took 13 states, including Illinois, his home state. CLINTON: AR, AZ, CA, MA, NY, NJ, OK, TNOBAMA: AK, AL, CT, CO, DE, GA, ID, IL, KS, MN, MO, ND, UT Clinton’s big …

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Hillary Guest Posts On LGBT Blog

Hillary Clinton has guest posted on The Bilerico Project, the country’s largest group LBGT blog where dozens of prominent gay activists contribute. An excerpt: “As I have traveled around the country these past twelve months, what I sensed in my heart has been confirmed – America is embracing its LGBT sons and daughters with an acceptance and understanding as never …

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Toss-Up

According to the latest Gallup national poll, Clinton and Obama are effectively tied going into tomorrow’s primary. You gotta admit, this has been quite the exciting primary season.

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Coulter: I’ll Campaign For Clinton If McCain Is GOP Nominee. Elsewhere: Satan Places Order For Parka, Space Heater

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Clinton & Obama Make Kissy-Kissy

The two remaining Democratic candidates played BFFs on last night’s CNN debate, with the only real bristling coming during questioning about the Iraq war. But the best part came in the final ten minutes when Wolf Blitzer asked them about the possibility of a co-ticket, drawing roars from the elite crowd at Hollywood’s Kodak Theatre. That bit comes at the …

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Hillary Apologizes For Bill

After her win in Florida, last night Hillary Clinton appeared on CNN to apologize for her husband’s recent clumsy and offensive campaigning. Good for her. (Via – Talking Points Memo.)

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Dems In Tight Race For NYC

Here in the heart of Clintonia, Barack Obama is a surprising four points away from Hillary, according to the latest poll. A WNBC/Marist poll released last week found that although Mrs. Clinton had a 47% to 31% lead over Mr. Obama among likely New York State voters, he was far closer in New York City, drawing 39% of likely voters …

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NOW Goes Nuts

Gadzooks, the New York chapter of NOW has completely lost their shit over Ted Kennedy’s endorsement of Barack Obama. NY NOW’s statement, via Politico.com: Women have just experienced the ultimate betrayal. Senator Kennedy’s endorsement of Hillary Clinton’s opponent in the Democratic presidential primary campaign has really hit women hard. Women have forgiven Kennedy, stuck up for him, stood by him, …

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Obamunami In South Carolina

Barack Obama whupped the dickens outta Hillary Clinton down in South Cakalacky, winning 80% of the black vote in his 2-1 statewide landslide. That speaks volumes about the way blacks now view the Clintons, as the former president’s negative campaigning in recent days pushed undecided voters squarely into the Obama column. He’s definitely hurting Hillary more than helping her, something …

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BiQuotable – Margaret Cho

“I too am insulted at the idea that just because I am a person of color and a woman that I should be expected to automatically vote for Obama or Hillary. Why are white men allowed to look at the issues and judge for themselves and the rest of us are expected to take sides grade school style? That is …

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NY Times Endorses Clinton & McCain

As expected, the New York Times today endorsed Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary. As Democrats look ahead to the primaries in the biggest states on Feb. 5, The Times’s editorial board strongly recommends that they select Hillary Clinton as their nominee for the 2008 presidential election. [snip] As strongly as we back her candidacy, we urge Mrs. Clinton to …

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Clinton Busts Obama On Healthcare

Yowtch. Just posted by the Clinton campaign.

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Snap Queens

Well, you can’t say last night’s Democratic debate was boring. Hillary and Obama both got off some good lines. “You worked for a SLUMLORD!” “Oh, yeah? Well, youuuuu sat on the board of Wallllll-mart!” My favorite moment was when Obama told Hillary that sometimes he didn’t know if he was running against her or her husband. Ooh, suh-NAP! Hillary was …

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Hillary Defends MLK Remarks

Hillary Clinton went on Meet The Press yesterday to defend her comments on the Civil Rights Act, which is being widely interpreted as “I am LBJ, Obama is MLK“, despite the fact that Clinton clearly didn’t quite say or mean that. However, that meme is now being widely repeated in newspapers and online, causing quite a bit of added ill …

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Hillary’s Latest Misstep:
I Am LBJ, Obama Is MLK

Black progressives are not responding favorably to an interview Hillary Clinton gave to Fox News earlier this week in which she said that while Martin Luther King may have provided the inspiration for the civil rights movement, it was Lyndon B. Johnson who made the difference for having signed the Civil Rights Act into law. The Clinton pull-quote getting the …

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HomoQuotable – Camille Paglia

“Hillary’s willingness to tolerate Bill’s compulsive philandering is a function of her general contempt for men. She distrusts them and feels morally superior to them. Following the pattern of her long-suffering mother, she thinks it is her mission to endure every insult and personal degradation for a higher cause — which, unlike her self-sacrificing mother, she identifies with her near-messianic …

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Karl Rove’s Four Reasons Clinton Won NH

In a column in today’s Wall Street Journal, evil GOP mastermind Karl Rove lays out four reasons he thinks Hillary Clinton won in New Hampshire: Mrs. Clinton won a narrow victory in New Hampshire for four reasons. First, her campaign made a smart decision at its start to target women Democrats, especially single women. It has been made part of …

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Hillary Upsets Obama In New Hampshire, McCain Trounces Field

Defying pollsters and pundits who had all but crowned Barack Obama, yesterday Hillary Clinton pulled off a stunning upset in the New Hampshire primary, winning narrowly with 39% of the vote to Obama’s 37%. McCain repeated his 2000 win in NH, besting Mitt Romney by 5%. Clinton’s own team had been prepared for a loss. It appears that Obama actually …

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Heckler To Clinton: Iron My Shirt!

A front-row heckler interrupted Hillary Clinton’s speech to supporters in New Hampshire last night, shouting “Iron my shirt!” and waving a sign with the same message. An unseen man in the rear of the auditorium did the same. Clinton handled the man with aplomb and sent him off with, “If there’s anybody left in the auditorium who wants to learn …

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Iowa Changes Everything

After last night’s Iowa Caucus results, some are saying the GOP is now in total disarray, and others are expressing shock that the once seemingly unstoppable Clinton train has gone off the rails, with the New York Times calling her performance a startling setback. (THIRD place?) And not that anybody noticed or cares, but both Joe Biden and Chris Dodd …

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