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“Eggheads and African Americans…”

Is how Democratic strategist Paul Begala described Barack Obama’s base of supporters, saying that the party could not win with that constituency alone.

Said Hillary Clinton in a USA Today interview:

“I have a much broader base to build a winning coalition on.” As evidence, Clinton cited an Associated Press article “that found how Sen. Obama’s support among working, hard-working Americans, white Americans, is weakening again, and how whites in both states who had not completed college were supporting me.”


“There’s a pattern emerging here.”

Meanwhile in Washington D.C., a number of ‘persons of spurious intellectual pretensions,’ out of touch with real-life concerns, denounced the comments and reaffirmed their support for Obama.

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