April 6, 2009
WASHINGTON POST: Obama’s Machine Sputters in Effort to Push Budget. “When his post-campaign organization was unveiled in January, Barack Obama vowed that the 13 million-strong grass-roots network built during his presidential campaign would play a “crucial role” in enacting his agenda from the White House. . . . But in its first big test, the group dubbed Organizing for America (OFA) had little obvious impact on the debate over President Obama’s budget.” Within a couple of weeks, we’ll be able to see whether the “tea party” campaign will have more impact. It’s certainly drawing bigger crowds. . . .