Those Young Activists whose hard work and money brought the campaign of Senator Obama into prominence are beginning to feel cheated. They didn’t realize when the Senator talked about change, he meant changing his position once he had the nomination.
Some groups such as Democrats.com are now telling supporters to pay money into special “escrow funds” that will be available for Mr Obama’s campaign only if he lives up to his promises.
For those of you who thought the hate blogs were the biggest groups on the senator’s campaign site you were wrong, the biggest group is one begging him to un-flip one of his flip flops:
The biggest group on Mr Obama’s own web portal was one pleading with him yesterday to vote against domestic wire-tapping of terror suspects, which gives phone companies immunity from prosecution for past misdeeds. By 11am 18,733 activists had joined the group, a fivefold increase in a week since he pledged support for the Bill. Previously he had described this measure as violating basic civil liberties, adding: “We have to make clear the lines that cannot be crossed.
Democratic grass roots fret as Barak Obama pirouettes on policies Tom Baldwin in Washington