Clinton: Whites Like Me Better
Okay, somebody has to stop this woman.
I thought she’d get a clue after Indiana, I thought she’d actually realize that the math was literally impossible at this point, but she’s apparently going to stick with this thing until every single last vote is counted and maybe even beyond that.
Hillary Rodham Clinton vowed Wednesday to continue her quest for the Democratic nomination, arguing she would be the stronger nominee because she appeals to a wider coalition of voters â€” including whites who have not supported Barack Obama in recent contests.
“I have a much broader base to build a winning coalition on,” she said in an interview with USA TODAY. As evidence, Clinton cited an Associated Press article “that found how Sen. Obama’s support among working, hard-working Americans, white Americans, is weakening again, and how whites in both states who had not completed college were supporting me.”
“There’s a pattern emerging here,” she said.
Oh, there’s a pattern emerging here all right. It started when she said Martin Luther King Jr. needed LBJ to get anything done and then in South Carolina when Bill dismissed Obama’s big win as being akin to Jesse Jackson’s win in 1984.
But hey, this is the last card she has left. “Psst…poor whites won’t vote for him. Pass it on.”
How disappointing indeed…
Obama spokesman Bill Burton said that in Indiana, Obama split working-class voters with Clinton and won a higher percentage of white voters than in Ohio in March. He said Obama will be the strongest nominee because he appeals “to Americans from every background and all walks of life. These statements from Sen. Clinton are not true and frankly disappointing.”
And by the way…as if that’s a broad coalition? Poor, uneducated whites? And older white women? I think she forgets that Bill won by bringing in a ton of new young voters into the process, as well as the African-American vote. Think she can do that in November?
Here’s the audio:
Again, whites ARE supporting Obama. But not all whites. But if she thinks she has a much broader base, then why is she continuing to lose?