Obama pal in Chicago unloads on the president: “Not been loyal”

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WASHINGTON—President Obama has forgotten some pals who helped launch his political career, said Chicago N’Digo publisher Hermene Hartman in a Chicago Magazine interview by Carol Felsenthal published Monday.

Hartman tells Felsenthal about her relationship with the Obamas……

“It used to be good. It used to be superb before they got to the White House. I haven’t been invited, and I’m insulted.”

“….Barack is not necessarily loyal. In Chicago politics, that’s rule number one: be loyal; dance with the one who brought you. I see that as a key trait. I see Rahm (Emanuel) having it. Rahm is very appreciative and very thankful. I was very loyal to Barack, but he has not been loyal to some of the people who were there for him from day one. That’s my personal disappointment in him. Did you outgrow us, or did you forget?”

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