Hat tip Beowolf and the good folks at The Jawa Report
October 10, 2008
Why Doesn't Obama Face More Questions About Alice Palmer?
Barack Obama was elected to the Illinois State Senate as the hand-picked successor to Sen. Alice Palmer.
Barack Obama, in other words, represented Palmer's best option for perpetuating her political philosophy via her state senate seat.
Given that Alice Palmer knew Barack Obama well and was one of his close political mentors in the Chicago political establishment, it is reasonable to presume that an inquiry into Alice Palmer's political philosophy would give us additional insight into Barack Obama's political philosophy.
As you may not be surprised to learn, Alice Palmer was well-known as a communist propagandist:
Lest you think Alice Palmer was visiting the Soviet Union to provide objective news coverage, I submit the following:
And no, you probably won't be hearing about this on the nightly news, either.