Monday, September 26, 2011

More on Obama's Faux Left Turn

Matt Taibbi hits the nail on the head:
Hearing Obama talk about jobs and shared prosperity yesterday reminded me that we are back in campaign mode, and Barack Obama has started doing again what he does best--play the part of a progressive. He's good at it. It sounds like he has a natural affinity for union workers and ordinary people when he makes these speeches. But his policies are crafted by representatives of corporate/financial America, who happen to entirely make up his inner circle.
I saw this in Lance Selfa's excellent piece on this morning, "Is Obama a Class Warrior?" which you can read here.

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