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Clinton Neither Rejects Nor Denounces

What's good for the goose...

Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton demanded that Sen. Barack Obama reject support from the Rev. Louis Farrakahn during a debate on Tuesday night. But what, a Dallas television interviewer asked Clinton on Wednesday, about Adelfa Callejo, an 84-year-old Latina backer of Clinton's in Texas?

Callejo was reported as saying that black politicians hadn't done anything to help Latinos. Did Clinton, the interviewer asked, reject and denounce Callejo for saying such a thing?

Clinton was equivocal. "People have every reason to express their opinions," she said.

"You know, this is a free country," Clinton said, laughing, when asked whether she still wanted Callejo's support. She went on to say that she did not know the facts of the situation.