Jan. 26, 2008
"Jesse Jackson won South Carolina in '84 and '88. Jackson ran a good campaign. And Obama ran a good campaign here."
Bill Clinton, downplaying the significance of Obama's win in the key primary state, alluding to the senator's substantial African American support. Jackson later said he "didn't read anything negative into Clinton's observation," adding that his main worry is that Mr. Obama and Mrs. Clinton will "bloody themselves" so much that they won't be able to unite against the Republicans in November.
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