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 »
Obama campaign flooding legislators’ offices with supporters in effort to give appearance of public support for unpopular health overhaul
As ordinary citizens across the country continue to ratchet up their level of interest and activity in the legislative process, President Obama and his campaign arm, Organizing (formerly “Obama”) For America, are struggling to cope with the tufts of grass sprouting up in the midst of their carefully astroturfed national field. Last week, in what may have been the first instance of an American government | Read More »