It seems there has been yet more squabbling between Obama and Clinton as the pressure mounts throughout the election contest. The cause of tension this time? A photo of Barack Obama robed in traditional Somali dress…
Apparently accusations have been flying that Clinton’s office released the image to discourage people from voting for Obama as analysts report that Clinton must win Ohio and Texas to remain in the running.
It appears that the image released on Monday was taken in Kenya in 2006 as Obama dressed up on a visit to the country. The photo is clearly intended to smear the image of Barack Obama and follows a former false allegation that he is Muslim, which is of course untrue.
It really is a very low blow at this stage in the proceedings – actions such as this one by leading and influential politicians like the former first lady herself are essentially the cause of the slander and dirt that is put upon party politics.
Although these claims were rapidly dismissed by Clinton’s campaign manager, Maggie Williams and putting a total spin on the story by adding that in suggesting that the photo denotes a negative image of Obama, they should be ‘ashamed’ of themselves.
Does the enitre story remind anyone of the Punch and Judy show? Or is it just me?