February 04, 2008

He's got the Trinidad vote!

Ed wrote a great post explaining why Obama should be your pick in the primaries. To summarize:

He doesn’t just want to change our government, he wants to change the way that all of us speak about what our government should do.
This is a very good argument. I've been in a lot of arguments about Obama's ability to actually get things done. It's all well and good that folks believe in him, but half the Congress won't. How do you overcome the legislative problem.

The best answer is that you change what people expect of their government. Folks have become used to expecting nothing. We need to change the language around what people think government should do. Obama is the only candidate who can do this.

This also goes to the reason I'm so worried about Clinton as the nominee. Even if she wins - which I feel is unlikely against McCain - the best we can hope for is 4 years of obstructionist government. There will be members of the Republican party calling for her impeachment within the first 100 days.

Ed can't vote because he's a felon (check fraud) an immigrant (Trinidad). Help make his immigrant wishes come true!

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