Starting a live podcast this Sunday on Blog Talk Radio. 11 PM EST, 8 PM PST. Will soon be on itunes. Will take calls. I could also do it at 6:30 PM EST, any thoughts? Stay tuned for more details…
WHOOPI GOLDBERG: I just think it’s the most ridiculous thing in the world. You know, it’s a phenomenon which, had both candidates been white, wouldn’t be as big an issue as it’s become, because they painted John Kennedy the same way, that he was an elitist. So now they’re saying Obama’s an elitist because he pretty much said that when this is happening and this is happening and this is happening, people cling to those things that they know best, that they’re most comfortable with. He didn’t say, “Only people in Pennsylvania.” He said, “Folks who have gone through this kind of experience.” He didn’t say, “Only white people.” He didn’t say, “Only poor people.” And it’s the same with rich white folks. They cling to what they know. All of us do it.
LESLEY STAHL: Whoopi, I think the fear the Democrats have with this issue is not because he’s a person of color. It’s because the Republicans latch onto this exact kind of argument time and again and make it work for them. As with Adlai Stevenson, with Dukakis, with Kerry, with Gore …
WHOOPI GOLDBERG: Well, what’s the matter is the Democrats are an elitist group. That’s the truth.
Super busy day today. Had a lot of work to do on the Fox script, as well as editing…
Baghdad, Apr 22, (VOI)- Three U.S. Marines were killed and four were wounded in two explosions in Basra and Ramadi, the U.S. army said on Tuesday.
“Two Multi-National Force – West Marines were killed when a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device detonated at an entry control point in the vicinity of Ramadi, Iraq, at approximately 7:30 a.m. April 22,” according to a U.S. army statement received by Aswat al-Iraq – Voices of Iraq – (VOI).
“The SVBIED attack wounded three other Marines. Two Iraqi Police and 24 local Iraqis were also wounded in the attack,” the statement added.
Ramadi, the capital of Anbar, is 110 km west of Baghdad.
“A Multi-National Force – West Marine was killed by an improvised explosive device in Basra, Iraq, April 21,” the U.S. army said in another statement.
“Additionally, one Marine was injured in the attack,” it also said.
Today. Guess who.