Sweet Jesus, I Hate Bill Clinton

Okay, hate may be a bit strong. Still, really, Bill, what the fuck?

I mean, for the love of the Flying Spaghetti Monster, I've watched this video several time, and there is no way I can spin this as anything other than an extended racist dog-whistle. So why not go all-out? Why didn't you also remind us that Al Sharpton finished third there in 2004? Why not mention what a clean, articulate man Obama is? Why not just call him a -- but I can't even bring myself to type the word you would have to use, Bill.

I've defended your wife from harsh attacks based on her gender. But I'll defend Barack Obama no less vigilantly from attacks on his race. When your wife's campaign is saying that they're pleased you've branded Obama as "the black candidate," well, all I can say is fuck you, Bill.

And while we're at it, fuck you too, Hillary, for authorizing and endorsing and supporting these attacks. I don't for a second think Bill's just out there saying stuff, without your approval. This is your campaign, and you're using Bill as the attack dog, so you can keep your hands clean. But this stuff is beyond the pale. You've taken a lot of crap in this campaign from the media and from allies of you opponents. You don't deserve it. But that hasn't come from the Obama campaign itself, and certainly not from Obama himself, nor from his wife or anyone close to him.

Bill, you need to STFU, and Hillary, you need to repudiate these attacks, and make clear once and for all that you are not a campaign for whites only. That crap works in the Republican party, but our party kicked the racists out in the sixties, and thank God. If you want to pander to the racists, fine -- but the rest of us, the vast majority of the Democratic party, will find someone else to vote for.

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