From the AP via Yahoo:
By CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press Writer
Thu Jan 24, 3:04 AM ET
DILLON, S.C. – Bill Clinton said Wednesday he expects blacks to vote for Barack Obama and women to vote for Hillary Rodham Clinton, and the dynamic may cause his wife to lose the South Carolina Democratic presidential primary Saturday.
The comments by the former president â€” who also lashed out at Obama and the news media â€” mark one of the starkest commentaries yet on the possible role of race, although it has been a subtext of the Obama-Clinton rivalry for months. The comments also furthered the Clintons’ bid to play down Sen. Clinton’s chances of winning in a state where Obama seems to be ahead.
Voting for president along racial and gender lines “is understandable because people are proud when someone who they identify with emerges for the first time,” the former president told a Charleston audience while campaigning for his wife.
Once again Bill
sticks his foot in his mouth removes his foot from his mouth momentarily to make yet another stupid remark. Could Bill cost Hillary the election with such comments? I see a developing trend that absolutely can’t be good for the Clinton Campaign machine. Things are definitely getting interesting….