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Boo Hoo

By on 1.7.08 | 4:00PM

Oh great, the first viable woman candidate for president is Hillary(sorry Pat Schroeder) and then she cries?! Come to think of it Pat cried also --but only upon exiting. If every "I am woman hear me roar" cliche had not been exploited by Hillary I might consider the moment to be genuine and then would be left to criticize her for a lack of self-control. However, I am far too cynical to think they didn't have a conference call first to discuss the merits of tears. ("Not a full bawl but a teary moment!" "No, how about indignant anger?"). I do agree with Obama-- her campaign has become depressing.

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