Sen. Robert Byrd, one-time KKK member, backs Barack Obama

Byrd, as an outspoken foe of the Iraq war from the start, was attracted by Obama’s similar credential, as he mentions in his endorsement statement. But Byrd, having passed on active involvement in his state’s primary, could have remained neutral; the fact that he chose not to is more evidence that, in the view of most Democratic bigwigs, Clinton’s nomination hopes range from slim and none.

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Published in: on May 19, 2008 at 9:27 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. hi :) just wanted to compliment you on the great blog.. that’s a great b&w picture of obama!

    i also wanted to ask if you’d be willing to sign and circulate this petition to get hillary to do more to unify the party.

    http://www.petitiononline.com/jhghillp/petition.html

    thanks so much!


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