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The former president fumed on Monday that it was Obama's campaign that injected the race issue.So the man known for always being on message didn't make the comment in an effort to play down Obama's pending victory in the state as nothing more than a moral victory based on racial pride? And because he was called out on his transparent attempts to marginalize Barack as the Black candidate by the media, it's Barack's fault? He might not have inhaled back then, but I wouldn't be surprised if a urine sample suggested otherwise now.
"I think that they played the race card on me. And we now know, from memos from the campaign and everything that they planned to do it all along," Bill Clinton said in a telephone interview with WHYY's Susan Phillips. "I was stating a fact, and it's still a fact."
The former president says the comment was "used out of context and twisted for political purposes by the Obama camapign."
Clinton told the interviewer that "you have to really go some to play the race card on me." Clinton then lists the reasons why no one should portray him as a racist. He includes the fact that he has an "office in Harlem, and Harlem voted for Hillary, by the way." He goes on to say, "I have 1.4 Million people around the world, mostly people of color... on the world's least expensive AIDS drugs...."I guess he told us. Has he walked around Harlem lately? In between the hordes of Black men standing around doing nothing in the middle of the day, there's a bunch of new shops, new buildings for tan-friendly new residents pushing all of the old locals further out. Thanks for all of your help, Bill. I can't wait until he stops running for President.