Black congressman playing race card against Bill Clinton?

Baseless accusations of racism in a political campaign? Against a beloved Democrat? All I have to say to Bill Clinton here is go ahead and feel the pain of conservative America:

Chicago mayoral hopeful Congressman Danny Davis (D-Ill.) insisted that he is not playing the race card as he threatens to turn the African American community against former President Bill Clinton, if he comes to the city of the big shoulders to stump for Rahm Emanuel.

“It's a friendship card,” Davis said, emphasizing the long relationship between himself and Clinton, who once wore the label “the First Black President.”

You can read the language and judge for yourself.

“The African American community has enjoyed a long and fruitful relationship with the Clintons, however it appears as though some of that relationship may be fractured and perhaps even broken should former President Clinton come to town and participate overtly in efforts to thwart the legitimate political aspirations of Chicago's Black Community,” Davis said in this morning's release.

Gird your loins now for the onslaught of liberal critics lining up for 2012 to decry any legitimate criticism of Obama as racist dogwhistling…

 

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