Long lines and maximum security were the order of the day for Senator Clinton's historic rally in the Fort Worth Stockyards this weekend. The faithful waited in long lines for hours to catch a glimpse of Mrs. Clinton and hear for themselves her plans for the future of this divided nation. Many never made it past the metal detectors to the coveted inner sanctum, settling for a distant view beyond the media and security screeners, straining their ears to pick up every nugget of wisdom from the candidate they are hoping will give them a voice in American Politics again.
Senator Clinton delivered a message of hope, an end to war, economic revival and, citiing statistics indicating 25% of Texans without health insurance, a solution that will provide much-needed health coverage for parents and children alike, taking direct aim at Obama's plan to provide coverage for children alone. One woman I spoke with felt 25% was much too low a number, indicating her assessment was closer to 50% without health insurance in the Lone Star State. Citing her status as a mother, wife and Senator, combined with her extensive experience in the political system, Mrs. Clinton drove home her message as the candidate ready to wade in and start solving the problems the American citizens care about the most. The crowd responded enthusiastically at every turn. After the rally, Senator Clinton graciously signed autographs for quite some time before departing for Dallas and another rally.
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