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|Clinton has not yet commented on the situation in Ferguson. | M.Scott Mahaskey/POLITICO|
Former First Lady and Secretary of State acting as the measured and reasonable candidate for the democratic 2016 presidential nomination she hopes to be is rightly waiting for all the evidence to be weighed and the grand jury to render it's decision. Rev. Sharpton is busy being himself.
Refreshing it is indeed when a serious candidate for the highest office in our land decides to withhold comment until it is appropriate.
POLITICO- Hillary Clinton ignored reporters’ questions about the racial conflict in Ferguson, Missouri, on Sunday at the end of a book-signing event in Westhampton Beach, a vacation enclave near her rented summer house.
Clinton, the potential 2016 Democratic presidential hopeful who has been vacationing in the Hamptons since the first full week of August, has not yet commented on the situation in Ferguson, a suburb of St. Louis, where an unarmed black teenager named Michael Brown was killed by a police officer two weeks ago.
Since then, there have been protests marked by arrests and clashes with police, and a national debate about race and the militarization of police departments.
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Two reporters called out questions to Clinton about her thoughts on Ferguson after she had wrapped up at Books & Books on Main Street in Westhampton Beach, a store owned by former Simon & Schuster executive Jack McKeown. (Simon & Schuster is the publisher of her new book, “Hard Choices.”)
Clinton ignored the questions and kept walking toward a rear entrance of the book store.
The Rev. Al Sharpton, at a rally in Ferguson last weekend, pushed toward the future, calling on all the 2016 potential candidates, including Clinton and Republican Jeb Bush, to comment on the situation. Clinton is the clear front-runner for the Democratic nomination.
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