Obama’s church strategy in 2000
Google 2001 strikes again, and leads to an interesting find. In his 2000 congressional campaign to unseat incumbent Bobby Rush, State Senator Barack Obama turned to his allies in the pulpit to support his candidacy. Over a dozen backed him–including Rev. Michael Pfleger (and perhaps a few other familiar names): More than a dozen South Side ministers said Monday that they won’t back U.S. Rep. | Read More »
Theme: Obama Chooses His Friends Carefully
This needs to be hammered in ads and on the stump and, yes, by McCain in the last debate. In his own words, Obama says in his book “To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully.” Really, friends like Ayers. Mayor Daley says Ayers and Obama are “friends” and Axelrod has as well. Obama has friends like Wright and Pfleger and | Read More »
Who says you can’t just make stuff up?
Who says you just can’t make stuff up?Well, Barack Obama does, actually. “You can’t just make stuff up,” has become one of his favorite stump speech lines. But as we all know, you can just make stuff up, and not just in politics, either.Making stuff up is taught in creative writing classes in college, and those authors who are accomplished at making stuff up are | Read More »