A Sister Souljah Moment for Obama: Defend Chick-fil-A
10:19 PM, Jul 25, 2012 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
—By coming out in support of Chick-fil-A, Obama could gently criticize Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Alderman for persecuting Chick-fil-A. That way, he can distance himself from the sleazy Chicago machine politics of his early career that many people still associate him with.
—He can use this to reinvigorate his campaign with a genuinely postive theme -- bringing people together. It's a natural thing for Obama to revisit. After all, it was exactly this theme of forging common ground among our diversity and shared heritage that made people like him in the first place. Anyone remember this speech? It was given eight years ago, but it seems awfully applicable to this moment:
Obama's got a golden campaign opportunity here. The question is whether or not Obama is too dependent on gay campaign bundlers and far-left interest groups to stand up for Chick-fil-A.
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