Tuesday, June 19, 2007

Election 2008 Apology Watch #5

We haven't seen one of these in a while! This one is from Obama:

Presidential Hopeful Barack Obama Calls India Memo Attacking
Hillary Clinton 'Dumb Mistake'

Democratic presidential contender Barack Obama on Monday
said his campaign made a "dumb mistake" when it circulated a memo criticizing
rival Hillary Rodham Clinton's financial ties to India.
In an interview with
The Associated Press, Obama disavowed the memo which carried the headline —
"Hillary Clinton (D-Punjab) — and referred to Bill and Hillary Clintons'
investments in India; her fundraising among Indian-Americans; and the former
president's $300,000 in speech fees from Cisco, a company that has moved U.S.
jobs to India.
"It was a dumb mistake on our campaign's part and I made it
clear to my staff in no uncertain terms that it was a mistake," Obama told the
AP in a brief interview in which he referred to the memo as "unnecessarily

Stay tuned to New Wars for all your Election 2008 Politically Correct nonsense!