Family story: When our VW bug's head gasket blew in the summer heat, we ended up stranded at a cheap hotel in Terra Haute, Indiana -- we were moving to a new town because my father's department was no longer tolerable after it split down the middle on the VietNam war -- and on that day RFK was shot.
And when we got to our new house, I remember unpacking with the black-and-white TV on, as I watched RFK's funeral train make its grainy, slow way up the Northeast Corridor to New York. Read below the fold...
This afternoon, Barack Obama responded to Hillary Clinton's comments yesterday when she referenced th assassination of Robert F. Kennedy as a reason she's staying in the race this year. Obama said he believes that Clinton was not trying to be offensive.
What is my point here? Namely, that the Left Blogosphere has always behaved like this, they have always swarmed and spewed at their favorite target of hate, the Clintons, and that their embrace of Obama is purely instrumental. They don't give a damn if he can win the general. They are obsessed with preventing the Clintons from returning to power. If he can do that, then they'll be back to bashing him since he will have served his useful purpose.