“He may be just a different face, and that face may happen to be black—and if it were Hillary Clinton, it would happen to be a woman,” says Danny Glover. “But what choices do they have within the structure?”
“A lot of people are pissed off out there,” said one well-known political player...
[Emphasis added.]Given the anger from the Left on health care and Afghanistan, combined with African American disappointment, it appears Obama is alienating more of his base...the base that he (and Democrats) will need to rely on in 2010 and 2012 to get out and vote.
While it would be delusional to think that this base would vote for anything other than a leftist, the chances are many of them may just stay home.
In that case, Mr. President, keep alienating and disappointing your base. The rest of the country will thank you for it.