Wednesday, 27 August 2008
No way. No how. No McCain.
Hillary Clinton delivered a barnstorming speech last night at the DNC in Denver, USA. In what was probably the biggest speech of her political career, she certainly brought her A game and pulled it off. She can now not be blamed if Obama loses, and if Obama wins will probably get a job in his administration.
Sighting that a Democrat administration is the only way the U.S. can proress into the future. Universal Healthcare for every man woman and child, creating new American green industries, a government that finally believes in science, to fight for a America that is defined by deep and meaningful equality, from civil rights to labour rights, from women’s rights to gay rights.
Clinton went on to say, "We need to elect Barack Obama, because we need a president who understands that America can’t compete in the global economy by padding the pockets of energy speculators while ignoring the workers whose jobs have been shipped overseas.
We need a president who understands we can’t solve the problems of global warming by giving windfall profits to the oil companies while ignoring opportunities to invest in the new technologies that will build a green economy.
We need a president who understands that the genius of America has always depended on the strength and vitality of the middle class.
Barack Obama began his career fighting for workers displaced by the global economy. He built his campaign on a fundamental belief that change in this country must start from the ground up, not the top down.
And he knows that government must be about “we the people,” not “we the favored few.”
And when Barack Obama is in the White House, he’ll revitalize our economy, defend the working people of America, and meet the global challenges of our times.
John McCain says the economy is fundamentally sound. John McCain doesn’t think 47 million people without health insurance is a crisis. John McCain wants to privatize Social Security. And in 2008, he still thinks it’s OK when women don’t earn equal pay for equal work.
Now, with an agenda like that, it makes perfect sense that George Bush and John McCain will be together next week in the Twin Cities, because these days they’re awfully hard to tell apart."
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