March 7, 2008
"If Obama was a white man, he would not be in this position. And if he was a woman (of any color) he would not be in this position. He happens to be very lucky to be who he is. And the country is caught up in the concept."
Clinton adviser Geraldine Ferraro, a former congresswoman and vice-presidential candidate, in an interview with California newspaper The Daily Breeze. She defended her comments following the interview, but later resigned from the Clinton campaign.