From the Failed Policies of the Past File:
Mike O’Connor may step down later this summer as Marion County Democratic Chairman. His replacement? Ed Treacy!
Obama laid out his economic plan for the Wall Street Journal:
“Sen. Obama cited new economic forces to explain what appears like a return to an older-style big-government Democratic platform skeptical of market forces. “Globalization and technology and automation all weaken the position of workers,” he said, and a strong government hand is needed to assure that wealth is distributed more equitably.”
This sounds familiar… Hmmm… Where have I heard this before?
“Many of you are well enough off that…the tax cuts may have helped you. We’re saying that for America to get back on track, we’re probably going to cut that short and not give it to you. We’re going to take things away from you on behalf of the common good” – Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
And maybe a few other political thinkers… I’ll let you look those up.
From the CHANGE!ing my mind file:
Obama to Break Promise, Opt Out of Public Financing for General Election. Only Obama could be a normal politician and go back on a promise, all while making it seem like a great moral victory.
From the “Is this from the Onion?” File:
Obama’s ‘Key’ Foreign Policy Adviser: “Winnie the Pooh seems to me to be a fundamental text on national security”:
Mr Danzig told the Centre for New American Security: “Winnie the Pooh seems to me to be a fundamental text on national security.”
He spelt out how American troops, spies and anti-terrorist officials could learn key lessons by understanding the desire of terrorists to emulate superheroes like Luke Skywalker, and the lust for violence of violent football fans.”
There is a lot in that statement that we can understand about an Obama administration.