Sweet: Tuesday storylines. Obama-Clinton sniping continues. Obama meets up with woman who inspired “Fired Up! Ready to Go!
GREENVILLE, S.C.Barack Obama has finished many a speech with the cry Fired Up! Ready to Go. On Tuesday afternoon, Obama travels to Greenwood, S.C. for a rally in the home of Edith Childs, a county councilwoman whose trademark cheerleading cry Obama borrowed for his presidential campaign.
Obama, as he has often recalled– but less so latel, when he dragged out the story last Friday at a University of Nevada-Las Vegas rally promised to visit out-of-the way Greenwood after meeting state Rep. Anne Parks last spring.
Tuesday developing storylines from the Barack Obama presidential campaign; spillover from the acrimony-filled debate Monday night as both Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton talk about the sinking economy:
*During a speech an economic speech at Furman University (a formal address with some riffs; Obama used a teleprompter) Obama was not confident the Fed rate cut would do the trick. Hes calling for an immediate $500 in the pot of every working family and again accused Clinton of copying his plan for an immediate rebate. Clinton had a rainy day fund in her stimulus plan,
Politically, Obama rolled out a zinger on Clinton, who is running on her ability to be ready to be president from Day One. Heres how Obama turned her words on her. We cant afford a President whose positions change with the politics of the moment, we need a President who knows that being ready on day one means getting it right from day one.
Obama got a standing ovation from the crowd, who got the reference.
*Worried about robo-calls and direct mail hits, the Obama campaign