Axelrod Won't 'Go on Tape About' Party Platform Omitting God or Jerusalem
2:35 PM, Sep 8, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
President Obama's top political adviser, David Axelrod, gave an interview to WNYC but refused to go on the record about the Democratic party plaform's omission of God and Jerusalem from this year's document. Bob Hennelly, the reporter conducting the interview, writes:
The interview is supposed to be a recap of the convention, but because of the ground rules, fails to address one of the most newsworthy aspects of the convention.
"The Charlotte airport was abuzz Friday, as David Axelrod, a senior Obama campaign advisor, was swarmed by out going Democratic delegates as they sought pictures with President Barack Obama’s key strategist," WNYC writes.
"Axelrod was pleased with the convention and believed they built a case for a second term for President Obama. He sat down with WNYC’s Bob Hennelly to talk about the convention and the economy, the issue that might be the biggest hurdle to re-election."