I think it incredible that in the almost three weeks since Sarah Palin was named John McCain’s running-mate, I have learned more about her than in the two years that Barack Obama has been running for president. The media has been complaining about the “non-vetting” of the Alaska governor, but the head of the Democratic ticket has Never been questioned about his past. For some reason Senator Obama is hiding a lot of things about his past, and the biased media isn’t trying to find out. Below is a look at the parts of Obama’s life that we still don’t know about.
Obama covers his tracks Ed Lasky
Barack Obama apparently wishes his two autobiographies to be the definitive record of his past. He has blocked efforts by others who wish to independently examine his past.He won’t allow his transcript from his undergraduate days at Columbia University to be released.He “lost” his thesis on Soviet nuclear policy (see “Where in the World is Obama’s Missing Thesis” which might provide insight regarding his seeming lack of knowledge about Soviet policy during the Kennedy years).take our poll - story continues below
Why have journalists allowed Barack Obama to avoid scrutiny? The media has been called the Fourth Estate for its crucial role in ensuring that democracy thrives. When journalists abdicate their role, we all suffer. What is Barack Obama afraid of regarding his past? What do journalist fear to find?When they rely on Barack Obama’s version of his life to become their stories they become nothing more than campaign workers laboring away for free.Come to think of it, this does not seem so far from the truth.