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Wednesday, August 20, 2008

John Deeth Blog: Leach plays "Hardball" for Obama

Excerpted from this post at John Deeth Blog

Jim Leach is taking his Barack Obama endorsement on the cable news
circuit, appearing Tuesday night on Chris Matthews' "Hardball" on
MSNBC in a "Republicans for Obama" segment. "Do we want a new
direction rooted in historical American values, or one that might be
described as aberrational, that is unusual, in which we attack
countries that haven't attacked us, in which we lay plans for long
term occupation of a land where America and the West are deeply
resented," Leach asked. "It's time for a change and that change needs
to come quickly." Leach declined to state who Abraham Lincoln would
support in this election -- yes, Matthews actually asked. "It's always
presumptuous to think of anyone in a historical setting," Leach said ...

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