Not only does she not retract her offensive comments, she reiterates them and claims to be the victim of racism. The Politico does some research and finds that Ferraro made some very similar comments about Jesse Jackson in 1988.
Meanwhile, Clinton finally grudgingly distances herself from Ferraro's comments. If you had any doubts that the Clinton campaign is trying to make this about race, they should be erased now. If Nixon were here he'd be smiling to think that Democratic Party is using the Southern strategy on itself.