Saying no to Clinton sleaze machine
WHAT does Ted Kennedy's endorsement of Barack Obama really mean?It is not working this time because other Democrats don't hate Obama the way they hate Republicans. If they were using it against Republicans the Kennedy's and the other Democrats would be cheering them on and the media would still be marveling at their ability to mislead with a straight face. If Hillary Clinton wins the Democrat nomination don't look for any of these people to object to their sleaze.
In addition to seriously boosting Obama's chances for the Democratic nomination by anointing him as the generational heir to John F. Kennedy, there's something else that's just as important for the body politic: Kennedy, Obama and the voters of South Carolina may have tolled the death knell for the Clintons' reprehensible politics of personal destruction.
It's about time.
For more than 30 years, no one has been able to stop Bill and Hillary Clinton from routinely acting on their shared base instinct to annihilate anyone who gets in their way, in whatever way it takes, however long it takes, whatever it costs - and then to enjoy watching their targets suffer....