November 2, 2006

DON'T FENCE HIM IN:

Obama fuzzy on fence that Tony built (John Kass, November 2, 2006, Chicago Tribune)

The story, by investigative reporters Ray Gibson and David Jackson, ran in Wednesday's Tribune.

It is about Obama's real estate relationship with political inside man and fundraiser Antoin "Tony" Rezko, recently indicted in one of the scandals that plague Democratic Gov. Rod Blagojevich. [...]

The Tribune story serves notice to all the national columnists, editorial writers and political reporters who've been genuflecting before their Obama icons. He might not walk on water after all.

So they should stop with the gooey public relations and start reporting before Obamaniacs seed Iowa's presidential cornfields this spring.

Obama isn't a bad fellow. I like him. He knows he's being used by some Democrats who see him as a pretty black candidate first rather than a man and as some empty vessel without a record into which they pour their ambition. There's racism in that, although they can't see it and probably never will.

They see Obama as some horse to ride into the 2008 presidential elections, a horse that's not named Hillary.

But Obama felt comfortable lecturing Africans and Republicans about corruption, while privately dancing with Tony Rezko. That's what will hurt him.


Posted by Orrin Judd at November 2, 2006 5:39 PM
Comments

Corruption?! Hurt somebody? Nah! No one cares.

The entire political class is on the take, and the country seems just fine.

Posted by: Bruno at November 3, 2006 9:04 AM

Anyone remember the outrage and uproar about the fence around Oliver North's house to keep Abu Nidal and his henchmen at bay? Here's a great roundup of those merry days. http://www.rotten.com/library/bio/usa/oliver-north/

I watched those hearings and was very amused at the way the senators started to change their tone and attitude as the afternoon progressed and I surmised that they were receiving calls and telegrams from their constituents, but we had to wait until the news casts to hear the details.

Ollie batted a thousand and the traitors didn't even get up to bat. Sad to say, many of those same traitors are still in congress and still trying to sell our country down the drain.

Posted by: erp at November 4, 2006 9:38 AM

he wasn't entitled to accept the fence.

Posted by: oj at November 4, 2006 9:44 AM
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