Thursday, May 7, 2009
Penny Pritzker: Wealthy Obama Campaign Finance Chair Breaks With President, Opposes EFCA
I really feel bad for you and feel the same way here. Though I didn't take time off for full-time canvassing and back-office support, our family spent tremendous amount of resources (time and money) in support of Mr. Obama. It was so heartening to see so many people, from high-school kids to grandmothers who stuffed envelopes, placed phone calls and spread the word among their respective communities.
I recall standing in the chilling rain in Virginia next to a frail old man who would've probably passed away due to pneumonia if the kind police officer hadn't offered his rain coat to him. That old man stood through the entire speech and lost his voice screaming and hollering in support.
Pritzkers have been here for a long time, and if the system prevails, as it appears it will, for a lot longer. I hope that the POTUS doesn't forget who really put him in the office for this term - it'd be a shame!
Read the Article at HuffingtonPost