September 29, 2008
IN THE POST, MORE ON THE CLOSE CONNECTIONS between Obama and ACORN.
The movement’s biggest victory, of course, came when Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac began buying up the riskier loans – providing fresh incentive for banks to make even more of them.
No need to recount where all that led.
Meanwhile, Obama was right there by ACORN’s side all along.
“I’ve been fighting alongside ACORN on issues you care about my entire career,” he told the group last November.
Indeed, in the early ’90s, Obama was recruited by Talbott herself to run training sessions for ACORN activists.
ACORN also got funding from two charities, the Woods Fund and the Joyce Foundation, when Obama served on their boards, and from the Chicago Annenberg Challenge – the radical “education reform” outfit Obama ran from ’95 to ’99.
Read the whole thing. Funny this hasn’t gotten more media attention. . . .