Wednesday, March 12, 2008
I am so grateful that Keith Spoke Up and said What Needed to be Said.....if you have not seen his Special Comment, you need to see it, and Listen to it. And if you are a Hillary Supporter and you have not seen it, you need to. But first you need to see Ann Curry's Interview with Geraldine......and listen to her demand an apology....it is one of the most Imperious Moments ever. Hillary has been playing a dangerous game, dividing up Our Country like her own personal cherry pie. It has been done callously with great deliberation and the percision of a vengeful surgeon. As a Woman I am sick of it, and I am sick of women I know defending her and her antics....and pretending it is not Racism, pretending she is "The Victim".
We are living in 2008, but if one didn't know better it is 1958 .....I am Ashamed of OUR Country and the low tactics we are witnessing..... It turns out that Geraldine has been Saying Her"Lucky to be Black" Statement at fundraising Events and Dinners, so she has been Saying Racist Statements to RAISE money for Hillary. What is also really bothering me is that NO Other Big Democratic Leaders have come forward Condemning the Clintons or their Race Baiting tactics. Their tacit silence is pathetic and embarrassing.
And I also have to say and I have been saying that MSNBC having Pat Buchanon on reinforcing this Rhetoric is contributing to this Debacle, this racist spectacle. I think Journalists and the Media have been playing a part in this dangerous rhetorical game is not Something that we as Americans should be embracing.Pat says it is a part of the "Game" that Bill and Hillary "play so well". People over the past 50 years have died and been killed trying to bring Our Country together, and improve Civil Rights....It was NEVER a "Game". People are not Voting for Obama because he is Black, Millions have Voted because they Want Change from this Broken Business as Usual Government.They Voted for the Man and what his campaign Represents.
The irony is that maybe ALL of us should read Audacity of Hope, the Race Chapter.....it surely shows that Senator Obama knew all along How Broken this country was and is, and it was first openly exhibited during Katrina.....No More Secrets...we as a Nation have a Problem, and let's not pretend we don't. And let's not let White Privileged Women perpetuate the Myth.
I hope and pray that Olbermann does not get Shustered for his Special Comment, so I am encouraging people to write Thank You Notes to MSNBC......What he did tonight took Courage as he Confronted the Out of Control Train that is the Hillary Campaign.