Speaking before a crowd of would-be voters in Coralville, Iowa, yesterday, Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama said the following, according to ABC News Political Radar:
“It’s that experience, that understanding, not just of what world leaders I went and talked to in the ambassadors house I had tea with, but understanding the lives of the people like my grandmother who lives in a tiny hut in Africa.”
While some characterized it as a veiled shot at arch rival Hillary Clinton and her claims of presidential-level experience, I viewed it differently. Obama’s statement prompted me to wonder why “Grandma Obama” is still living in a tiny hut years after her nouveaux-riche grandson had attained the means via which he could have greatly improved her living situation.
Just a thought from Bob McCarty Writes.
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