Standard-Times: Support of Obama costs MarDee Xifaras her spot on Democratic National Committee

I wanted to give a little perspective on the state of our loyal opposition, especially down here in the SouthCoast, as apparently a civil war of sorts has broken out between the Obama & Clinton camps.

The following is an excerpt from New Bedford’s Standard-Times with a link to the entire article below.

Support of Obama costs MarDee Xifaras her spot on Democratic National Committee

By Steve Urbon

Standard-Times senior correspondent

May 26, 2008 6:00 AM

Attorney Margaret “MarDee” Xifaras has been ousted after 28 years from the state’s delegation to the Democratic National Committee by what one supporter describes as “hard-core Hillary feminists” upset with her endorsement of Sen. Barack Obama for president in a state that went for Sen. Clinton.

The removal of the tireless campaigner from Marion came last weekend when the Democratic State Committee met in Dorchester to vote on the appointment of two men and two women to four-year terms on the national panel.

The entire article can be read at the Standard-Times website, Support of Obama costs MarDee Xifaras her spot on Democratic National Committee.

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