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More Carter Antics

2:42 PM, Jun 5, 2008 • By KEVIN KUSINITZ
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Jimmy Carter--who definitely knows a thing or two about alienating Americans--isn't keen on the idea of an Obama/Clinton administration, as he told the London Guardian:

"I think it would be the worst mistake that could be made," said Carter. "That would just accumulate the negative aspects of both candidates."

Carter, who formally endorsed the Illinois senator last night, cited opinion polls showing 50% of US voters with a negative view of Clinton.

In terms that might discomfort the Obama camp, he said: "If you take that 50% who just don't want to vote for Clinton and add it to whatever element there might be who don't think Obama is white enough or old enough or experienced enough or because he's got a middle name that sounds Arab, you could have the worst of both worlds."

Nice of Carter to play the bigot angle when discussing why some people won't vote for Obama. He might want to take some other reasons into consideration: Tony Rezko, Father Michael Pfleger, Rev. Jeremiah White, and Bill Ayers, for starters. If that isn't enough, there's always Obama's desire to have tea and toast with any despot in his Fave Five.

I wonder what Carter thinks now that Hamas has withdrawn its endorsement of Obama. Calling for the destruction of Israel? No problem. But turning thumbs down on Obama? Carter should definitely reconsider hobnobbing with bigots like that.