October 7, 2008

The Real Obama

Thomas Sowell, one of the country's leading African American conservative thinkers, has a great article about a the real Barack Obama. He cites a book by David Freddoso, The Case Against Barack Obama, which exposes what the Democrat's campaign doesn't want you to know.

Sowell points out the real Obama is much different than the person media lap dogs would have you believe. He points out,

Despite his words today about "change" and "cleaning up the mess in Washington," Obama was not on the side of reformers who were trying to change the status quo of corrupt, machine politics in Chicago and clean up the mess there. Obama came out in favor of the Daley machine and against reform candidates.
That's much different than the true reformer, Sarah Palin, who took on the establishment in Alaska. Sowell goes on,
Senator Obama is running on an image that is directly the opposite of what he has been doing for two decades. His escapes from his past have been as remarkable as the great escapes of Houdini.

Why much of the public and the media have been so mesmerized by the words and the image of Obama, and so little interested in learning about the factual reality, was perhaps best explained by an official of the Democratic Party: "People don't come to Obama for what he's done, they come because of what they hope he can be."

David Freddoso's book should be read by those people who want to know what the facts are. But neither this book nor anything else is likely to change the minds of Obama's true believers, who have made up their minds and don't want to be confused by the facts.
Facts? Who cares about those stinking facts?

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