October 30, 2012
Lunch Bucket Joe is not 'Joe Catholic'
The Obama campaign has a new video ad aimed at holding on to support from Catholic voters who went for the Obama/Biden ticket big time in 2008. Here is a full transcript of the ad: As a practicing Catholic like many of you, I was raised in a household where there was absolutely no distinction between the values my mom and dad drilled into us and what I learned from the nuns and priests who educated me. We call it Catholic social doctrine: Whatever you do to the least of these you do for me."I'm here to tell you that President Obama shares those values. You heard him say it time and again, 'We are our brother's keeper. We are our sister's keeper.' And he means it. My dad used to say it in a slightly different way. He used to say it's about recognizing dignity in every man and women. So if you take a look at what we've done, at its root it comes down to providing people with opportunity --a dignified opportunity to care for themselves and their families. And that's why we spent the last...(Read Full Post)