What if Obama Threw an Astroturf Party and Nobody Came?
Bob Hahn’s comment to my earlier post about Organizing/Obama for America’s call for supporters to flood legislative offices in an effort to create the appearance of support for the very unpopular health overhaul proposal got me thinking. Here’s Bob’s comment: What if nobody cares? This is a pretty risky maneuver by the White House. If it doesn’t work — if supporters do not show up | Read More »
Panicking Democrats Seek Reassurance That Nobody Could *Possibly* Disagree With Them Legitimately
With well over half of America firmly in opposition to the Obama/Kennedy/Pelosi health overhaul plan, Democrats are grasping at anything they can possibly find to reassure themselves that they are still both right and representative of the “collective American will” on this and myriad other issues. To that end, Jen O’Malley Dillon, executive director of the Democratic National Committee, sent an email to supporters this | Read More »
What’s that about Astroturfing, Mr. President?
The former Community Organizer is at it again. Not content to request that any who question his health care proposal online or “in casual conversation” be reported to the White House by their fellow citizens, the Astroturfer in Chief is seeking to rally his remaining foot soldiers in an effort to out-demonstrate and out-protest the regular Americans who have had enough of the trillions in | Read More »