Friday, April 23, 2004
CNN.com - 'Idol' voting results start controversy - Apr 23, 2004
The only way this can turn into a positive for Hudson is to get past it, use the popularity and exposure she's gotten from the show to her benefit, and move on. If she's talented and proves it beyond "the American public", she'll make it. If all that exists is a whininess and a "they're racist"-card being played (I haven't heard her actually come out like this, but if this is what she's about right now), then she won't make it no matter how well she thinks she did.