Barack Hussein Obama’s Training Ground
From THE AMATUER by NYT Correspondent Edward Klein
Since 1972, four Illinois governors (out of seven) have been convicted of corruption. …Chicago…has the dubious distinction of being the federal with the most convictions since 1976. Since then 1,828 elected officials, appointees, government employees and a few private individuals have been convicted of corruption in Illinois, and 84% of those were in the Northerns District—a judicial zone which contains the entire Chicago metropolitan area. During this time around 1/3 of the city’s aldermen have been convicted or indicted…
Chicago is where Obama cut his political teeth. His wife Michelle worked for Mayor Daley’s political machine, as did his senior advisor, Valerie Jarrett.
…”Obama has the political sense but he lacks an executive sense,” says Walter Anderson, a leadership expert whose lectures at the New School for Social Research in New York City were turned into a bestselling book, The Confidence Course.”