September 21, 2009
Obama: ACORN? What's that?
Via Instapundit: OBAMA: ACORN scandals? There are ACORN scandals? "I didn't even know that ACORN was getting a whole lot of federal money." This is Obama's MO when something unpleasant is asked by the press. "Tea parties? What tea parties?" you will recall was press secretary Gibb's response to questions about the massive protests.We would also like to recall that Obama actually worked with ACORN in the early 1990's on Project Vote Smart. He used ACORN foot soldiers in his campaigns for the state senate, recruiting them through his ties with the Maoist New Party in Chicago. And just last year, he used one of their phony front organizations to channel $800,000 to the group for GOTV operations.He also addressed ACORN leaders after the election: When Obama met with ACORN leaders in November, he reminded them of his history with ACORN and his beginnings in Illinois as a Project Vote organizer, a nonprofit focused on voter rights and education. Senator Obama said,...(Read Full Post)