Another Reason Why I Can't Enthusiastically Support Hillary Clinton
Senator Clinton's aides are claiming that Barack Obama won't be able to stand up to the "Republican Attack Machine" because Obama has been a progressive community organizer, hangs out with smart people, and has opposed draconian minimum sentencing laws. You know, like a fucking liberal
Read all about it. Here's the best part, though:
"[Senator Clinton's] aides point to Obama's extremely progressive record as a community organizer, state senator and candidate for Congress, his alliances with "left-wing" intellectuals in Chicago's Hyde Park community, and his liberal voting record on criminal defendants' rights as subjects for examination."
You know, I hate the vitriol and sexism that's been aimed at Hillary Clinton these past few months, but it seems to me that if she worried a little more about putting out a consistent progressive agenda for this country and a little less about convincing Republicans who hate her that she can be conservative too, maybe more progressives would be rallying to her support.