Puma Members and those of like thinking are relieved that Hillary Clinton is not Obama’s choice for a running mate. Other Clinton supporters are disheartened as it becomes clear that Obama never even considered Hillary in this capacity. Where is the surprise in this? There shouldn’t be any. Most Obama supporters made it clear in poll after poll they were not interested in having Hillary on the ticket. Anti-Hillary pundits tried to point out that she would be “divisive”. Explain this thought process. Please! 18 million votes do not sound divisive!
Clinton Democrats issued a statement today that “one person, one vote” continues to be the basis for their outcry against the injustices Hillary Supporters experience. A video from this organization has one supporter summing up the feelings of Hillary Supporters as noting fraud, disrespect, and strong arming by the DNC.
Kim Gandy of “NOW” issued a press release today giving the organization’s approval of Joe Biden, who is known for supporting women’s issues. Gandy continues to say that they support Hillary’s nomination, but will eventually back Obama. She ends by saying that John McCain does not support women’s rights. She does not specify. What will Gandy say if McCain chooses Lieberman as his running mate? The last I heard Lieberman was pro-choice.
PUMA is a loose confederation of grass root organizations that have agreed to not vote for Obama. The idea behind this thinking is that we will not reward the crooked behavior of the DNC. Some within PUMA will be voting for McCain in protest and others truly believe he is the best choice after Hillary.
Either way, Hillary Supporters have had enough grief this election round, and will not be hammered with “guilt” from the DNC or Obama supporters as abandoning “their Party”. Many consider it the other way around, and once again will put Country before Party, especially as this Party functions today.
We once again want to stress the following to our group members at Charlotte Front and Center: "Just Say No Deal."