Party looks to co-opt grass-roots net...

Party looks to co-opt grass-roots network

There are 5 comments on the Chicago Tribune story from Nov 13, 2008, titled Party looks to co-opt grass-roots network. In it, Chicago Tribune reports that:

Along with two wars and a collapsing economy, President-elect Barack Obama faces the challenge of dealing with a growing argument among his aides and supporters over what to do with the army of volunteers and ...

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“Ds and Rs are crooks.”

Since: Apr 08

Berwyn, IL

#1 Nov 13, 2008
After this year we can say the White House was bought. With a lot of foreign money but, who cares.
Steve from the NW burbs

Des Plaines, IL

#2 Nov 14, 2008
As an ardent BO supporter who gave $ and time to both his campaign organization and , if he 'sells out' his own organization entirely to the DNC, I'll consider giving ALL of my future contributions to OUTSIDE organizations such as Moveon and the like!
The current Obama campaign organization needs to walk a careful line on this matter!
Steve from Iowa


#3 Nov 14, 2008
This campaign is not about bashing our opponents; it is about uplifting America. If MyBarackObama is folded into a partisan effort to defeat Republicans, I will fervently campaign against it.
Michigan Bear fan

Cincinnati, OH

#4 Nov 14, 2008
I think it would be a bad move on Obama's part to turn these folks over to the partisans

Columbia, MO

#5 Nov 14, 2008
I agree I would rather push for healthcare reform, social security overhall, early childhood education, I need something bigger than partisan politics, and I like having the ability to be a part of his presidency just like the campaign. I think he could help the DNC in other ways, send me an e-mail or two about the person running and if I want to contribute in someway, please don't turn this network over to the DNC, also I hope he can keep his campaign offices open as well.

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