OBAMA'S GAUDY VICTORY MARGIN IN NORTH CAROLINA SEEN AS ATTEMPT TO HUMILIATE CLINTON
Raleigh- In a primary election victory in North Carolina on Tuesday Barack Obama defeated Hillary Clinton by such a large margin that he immediately drew criticism that he "ran up the score."
"Winning is one thing, but was it really necessary to win by more than 200,000 votes?," said Terry McAuliffe, Clinton's campaign manager. "I mean, come on. He needs to know when to call off the dogs." McAuliffe went on to compare Obama's "unnecessarily showy" win to "Terell Owens doing one of those obnoxious end zone exhibitions that mainstream, working Americans find so offensive. Imagine, if you will, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright shoving the ball in your face and taunting you and blaming America for the September 11 attacks and I think you have a sense of what Barack Obama did yesterday in North Carolina."
Continuing, McAuliffe pointed out Clinton's 18,440 vote margin of victory in the Indiana primary as "The type of measured, reasonable type of win that reflects the type of values in which most Americans believe.