Wednesday, June 06, 2007

Obama's Past Politics

Politics is dirty business and the only reason this story caught my eye was that Barack Obama has made a point of setting himself above the fray in this Presidential race... Of course the Hillary 1984 ad was a glimpse of juicy potential this primary could yield...

"The day after New Year’s 1996, operatives for Barack Obama filed into a barren hearing room of the Chicago Board of Election Commissioners.

There they began the tedious process of challenging hundreds of signatures on the nominating petitions of state Sen. Alice Palmer, the longtime progressive activist from the city’s South Side. And they kept challenging petitions until every one of Obama’s four Democratic primary rivals was forced off the ballot..." (Read the entire article)

I didn't see the Democratic debate the other night, but I hear that Edwards was terrible. As the race narrows between Obama and Hillary it should better than a MMA cage match. I still think Gore's going to get in...

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