Lanny J. Davis
Friend and supporter of Senator Clinton and fundraiser for her presidential campaign
It's bad enough that the charge of "playing the race" card against Senator and President Clinton is utterly and demonstrably false.
But so many African Americans have come to believe this bogus charge that Senator Clinton's favorable opinions in the black community have dropped significantly and many are telling reporters they won't support Senator Clinton in the general election if she wins the nomination.
The false perception that Senator and President Clinton interjected race into the campaign for political purposes is a direct result of distorted reporting by most of the media covering the race. Let's look at the facts behind the four incidents that, in a space of 1-2 months, led to converting the Big Lie into a perceived truth by so many Democrats, black and white alike:
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