The drug war continues: In a statement, Barack Obama spokesman Bill Burton says he finds it "troubling" that neither Hillary Clinton nor her campaign "is willing to condemn" Bob Johnson for suggesting -- although he denies doing so -- that Barack Obama was using drugs while the Clintons were working for civil rights. Burton calls Johnson's explanation of his remarks "tortured."
Obama campaign: Clinton should renounce remarks
The explanation is "tortured," Obama's press secretary says.
January 15, 2008 12:32AM (UTC)
Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.MORE FROM Tim Grieve