Earlier today, Barack Obama's campaign organization, Organizing for America, sent an inflammatory email out to its lists of "grassroots" supporters, urging them to use September 11--the 8th anniversary of the infamous terrorist attacks on America--as an opportunity to push for Obama's health care agenda.
Our US Senators return to DC the Tues after Labor Day. That next FRIDAY, Sep 11, is Patriot Day, designated in memory of the nearly three thousand who died in the 9/11 attacks.Organizing for America--located at www.barackobama.com--released a statement this afternoon to try and explain this filthy slander, and offered their own special kind of "apology":
All 50 States are coordinating in this - as we fight back against our own Right-Wing Domestic Terrorists who are subverting the American Democratic Process, whipped to a frenzy by their Fox Propaganda Network ceaselessly re-seizing power for their treacherous leaders.
DO YOU WANT to ensure passage of the Public Plan? Since 75% of Americans support it, I guess it's time for us Seventy-Five Percenters to be heard. Why Public Plan? = Because It's American To Take Care Of Our Own!
And, according to White House Advisor-to-the-President with whom I spoke ten days ago at a DNC Panel: he said, "ON ONE DAY you 'burn-up' the Senate Switchboards - THE NEXT DAY you've got the Senator's attention". We will achieve that effect on Friday, Patriot Day 9/11. ...
DEFEAT ANTI-DEMOCRATIC FORCES OF HATE WHO CONSPIRETO REMAIN HEALTH WEALTHY WHILE THE PUBLIC LANGUISHES UNDER THE BURDEN OF OUR PRESENT HEALTH CARE SYSTEM (sic)
Wow. Stay classy, OFA.
In the event referenced in that article, its obvious that someone crossed a "rhetorical line" by posting an inflammatory event and the site administrators took it down.
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