Obama’s Watergate: Could ACORN Bring Down a President?

I kinda broached the possibility in one of my Glenn Beck entries the other day.

Could the ACORN scandal bring down the Obama administration? It’s seems like small potatoes, really. ACORN’s under the radar for most folks, but considering the importance of the group in the president’s political ascendancy, yeah, it’s pretty serious. And of course it’s sweet to see the hard-left community organizers getting hammered. These folks are crooks and thugs, and Bertha Lewis is slapping down the race card like coins in a nickle slot-machine. Of course, ACORN’s ties are clear to anyone’s who’s followed politics the last year-and-a-half. And things are getting hot at 1600 Pennsylvania, for sure, or we wouldn’t be seeing the president lying like he was today (See, “You Lie! … President Obama: ‘I Didn’t Know ACORN Was Getting a Whole Lot of Funding’“).

Thus I’m getting a kick out of Brian Leach’s essay, “Could ACORN become Obama’s Watergate?“:

President Obama in his media blitz on September 20 claimed he wasn’t keeping up with the issue because more pressing matters were at hand. “You know, if — frankly, it’s not really something I’ve followed closely,” said Obama. “I didn’t even know that ACORN was getting a whole lot of federal money.”

Watch as Obama tries to distance himself from the ACORN group over the next few weeks. He cut ties to Reverend Wright when the association no longer was politically beneficial. But the fact remains that during the election campaign and before, Obama made repeated speeches to the group and even said he would consult with them on how to reorganize the country in 2007 ….

Read the whole thing.

What did Tricky Baracky know and when did he know it?

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Cross-posted from American Power.

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