Hillary’s Fashionism

Byline: | Category: 2008 Presidential Election | Posted at: Monday, 25 February 2008

I’m certainly no Barack Obama defender but this latest Clinton attack on her Democratic rival is a low blow.  During a visit to Africa Obama apparently was dressed in traditional Somali garb.  Donning the garb of the locals is something visiting statesman have been doing for centuries.  This appears no different.

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Clearly, the picture is an attempt by Hillary Clinton to remind voters that somewhere in his parentage are some Muslim ties.  It is an appeal to xenophobia and should be rejected.

Or perhaps, based on how he is dressed, we should also be calling into question Colonel Twitty’s patriotism:

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Michael Yon

UPDATE:

John Norris Brown brings us a pic of Hillary:

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3 Responses to “Hillary’s Fashionism”

  1. MissSharonCobb Says:

    While the Clintons were circulating this photo, Obama was in Cleveland meeting with 100 Jewish leaders and talking about his support of Israel.
    I have the transcript, and I’m thinking of posting it.

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