Sunday, January 27, 2008
Senator Ted Kennedy Endorses Obama
This is great news. Not surprising if you look at where Kennedy stands on the issues. The democratic icon had, like Obama, the good judgment to vote against the illegal pre-emtive Iraq war from the beginning. He has long stood for the middle class and the underprivileged, raising the minimum wage and voting against unfair tax breaks for the richest corporations. He has long fought for equality regardless of sex, race or sexual orientation going even further than Obama and as far as Al Gore in gay rights issues. His wealth of experience in the senate as the second-longest serving member comes as a huge boost to Obama's credibility. With Kerry also on his side, some of the older more conventional democrats might come around and give Barack another look.