[FoRK] Barack’s Cool Pop

Gordon Mohr gojomo at boxbe.com
Mon Oct 13 13:55:15 PDT 2008


Stephen D. Williams wrote:
> http://nymag.com/news/politics/powergrid/51166/

>> On the other hand, the specter of another Great Depression may keep 
>> the electorate focused on what really matters. Certainly it did back 
>> in 1932. “When times are good, people say they want someone like them 
>> to be president, but when times are bad, they want someone who can 
>> solve the problems, no matter how unlike them he is,” says the Obama 
>> confidant. “FDR was hardly a fucking man of the people, you know?”

Nor did FDR really 'solve the problems', but that's another thread.

- Gordon


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