Asked about his friendly relationship with the former Weather Underground anarchist William Ayers — an association that The Wall Street Journal suggests could turn into the Swift Boat of 2008 given Ayers’s statement that “I don’t regret setting bombs; I feel we didn’t do enough” — Obama defended him with a line that only the eggheads orbiting his campaign could appreciate. Ayers, he said, is “a professor of English in Chicago.”Maureen Dowd coyly omits that the source of the Ayers quote is an interview in the New York Times to publicise his book Fugitive Days. You can look it up, it's dated 9/11/2001.
April 23, 2008
Friends of Barack share a theme....blame America, damn America, bomb America. Maureen Dowd writes: