I have struggled to find one single article in LGBT Media not lending unconditional support to Mrs. Hillary Clinton as a “Champion of LGBT rights”. I don’t doubt that Mrs. Clinton election for a President of USA would be good news for LGBT community in the country. However, I don’t doubt that Mr. Bernie Sanders election for a president of USA would be good news for LGBT community in the country neither. Unlike most of the other minorities experiencing discrimination, LGBT community is very diverse in every sense – race, religious beliefs, economical and social status, education etc. That means that we should be a bit less biased in landing our unconditional support to a candidate that is the most loud hunter for a “pink vote” and take a look at a bigger, wider picture.
By Jake Tapper, and The Lead staff
45 times Secretary Clinton pushed the trade bill she now opposes
Washington (CNN)Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as a candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, seems reluctant to take a firm position on an issue dividing her party: whether President Obama should have fast-track trading authority for the immense trade deal he has been negotiating, the Trans-Pacific Partnership. With some progressive voters eyeing her with some skepticism, and facing a challenge (such as it is) from candidates on her left, she is being advised to tack in that direction.
President Obama has been pushing hard for the deal, while Democrats in the House of Representatives on Friday revolted and voted against a key part of the legislation. One told me, “there was a very strong concern about the lost jobs and growing income inequality,” adding, pointedly: “Ms. Clinton should take notice.”