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Monday, November 03, 2008

More Fireworks for Grant Park?

Talk about bad judgment, Barack Obama’s decision to hold a late-night victory rally in Grant Park is the exemplar. If this is the kind of horse sense we expect to see from Obama as president, then we’re in for a rough ride.

The Grant Park plans were cast as Obama’s brain, David Axelrod, was smacking around John McCain’s supposedly awful judgment for heading to Washington to debate the $700-billion financial bailout plan. As if it were a sign of awful judgment for a senator and presidential candidate to be involved in one of the most important public policy decisions of the decade. Naturally, the airheads and the media ate it up, taking Obama’s distant posing as a sign of great leadership.

But I stray from the subject at hand, which is Obama’s smug and/or stupid decision to celebrate his victory late at night in the heart of the nation’s murder capital.

Read more in the Chicago Daily Observer

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

0 arrests at the Grant Park festivities Tuesday night. I guess you were wrong about Obama's decision. I suppose I shouldn't be surprised by that.