Wednesday, September 17, 2008

Hillary cancels after she learns Palin will be there

Washington Times reported Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton has canceled an appearance at a New York rally next week after organizers blindsided her by inviting Republican vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, aides to the senator said Tuesday.... Clinton aides were furious. They first learned of the plan to have both Clinton and Palin appear when informed by reporters. "Her attendance was news to us, and this was never billed to us as a partisan political event," said Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines. "Sen. Clinton will therefore not be attending."
It was supposed to be non-partisan, and that is why both women were invited. Apparently Clinton intended to turn it into a partisan event, with just her being there, and withdrew when she learned that was not going to be possible.


Anonymous said...

As a Hillary supporter, I am extremely disappointed that she has cancelled.

The anti-Iran rally is not being a Democrat or a Republican.

I assume she was pressured from the Obama camp to cancel this event, however, it makes Hillary look bad and it sends the Jewish community the wrong message. Her cancellation makes her look petty.

I hope Senator reconsiders and shows the Jewish community that she does care.

More importantly I hope she shows the American people how a true leader can team up with both Democrats and Republicans when the need arises.

Don Singleton said...

I don't know why she canceled, but I agree it was foolish, and I hope she changes her mind.

Obama and McCain were seen together on 9/11, and Hillary and Palin did not even have to be seen together at the anti-Iran rally.