Obama grass roots onslaught

I previously noted the likelihood that the next step of the permanent campaign to radically change America would be for Barack Obama to send out his troops to pressure Congressmen to support his policies . He telegraphed this action at a White house meeting a few weeks ago hosted by him and Michelle Obama. The soiree was attended by leaders of liberal activist groups. They were called upon to be ready to promote Obama’s policies.The Wall Street Journal’s John Fund notes in the paper’s Political Journal that the troops are now mobilizing.In the forefront is the Service Employees International Union-the most politically active union in America (and one connected to a powerful political group known as the Democracy Alliance http://www.discoverthenetworks.org/groupProfile.asp?grpid=7151 ).Fund writes:A coalition of dozens of left-wing activist groups announced plans to spend between $5 million and $7 million to influence members of Congress in key districts before a...(Read Full Post)