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August 20, 2008

Shocka! Mayor Daley Refuses to Say U of I Should Release Obama/Ayers Records; Mounts Defense of His Terrorist Friend

Thick as thieves and tight as ticks.

Note Mayor Daley does not seem to agree that Obama and Ayers are merely politely-nodding acquaintances. He says they're friends -- something Obama denies.

"Bill Ayers, I've said this, his father was a great friend of my father. I'll be very frank. Vietnam divided families, divided people. It was a terrible time of our country. It really separated people. People didn't know one another. Since then, I'll be very frank, (Ayers) has been in the forefront on a lot of education issues and helping us in public schools and things like that.

"People keep trying to align [him] with Barack Obama. It's really unfortunate. They're friends. So what? People do make mistakes in the past. You move on. This is a new century, a new time. He reflects back and hes been making a strong contribution to our community."

First of all, he's unrepentant -- and forgiveness follows confession of error.

His "mistakes" consisted of bombing federal buildings. One bomb he helped built killed a confederate (his girlfriend at the time, IIRC).

He was a terrorist like bin Ladin -- just not as effective. (Bin Ladin doesn't smoke pot.)

It's one thing to say "forgive." It's another to say "embrace" -- and that's precisely what Daley, Obama, and other members of the liberal Chicago political machine have done.

They've made their decisions. Let us make ours.

Release the records. Let us decide.

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