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Harriet Christian: A YouTube star is born?

Harriet Christian: A YouTube star is born? The fate of Florida's and Michigan's primary votes hung in the balance until the Democratic National Committee's rules committee convened to determine how the delegates would be counted. The hearing drew fiercely loyal supporters of both Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. One in particular, a New Yorker named Harriet Christian, became an overnight YouTube hit after she blasted the outcome of the hearing. In the video, Clinton supporter Christian vowed that John McCain would be the next president. "The Democrats are throwing the election away. For what? An inadequate black male," she yelled. Subsequent pro- and anti-Harriet videos followed in response. Seeing an opportunity, Fox News scooped up Christian as a contributor during the Democratic National Convention.
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