Skip to comments.Ellie Light speaks
Posted on 01/26/2010 6:36:29 AM PST by maggief
Well, the mystery may be over. A woman who said her name was, in fact, Ellie Light called this morning into the radio show of Michael Smerconish, a national talker based in Philadelphia who has been friendly to Obama, to clear things up.
"I'm only me," she said, identifying herself as a traveling nurse who works for 13-week stretches at hospitals around the country, and whose primary residence is in Southern California.
"I need to own up I did misrepresent my home town in some places," Light told Smerconish. Her logic in faking the addresses is one familiar to advocacy groups: "If I thought it was written by a neighbor of mine, I would give it more credence."
Light mused on why the letter was so widely circulated: "My letter was pretty darn good. It took a long time to write. I took more interest in honing it than most people take today."
"I don't know why others are not making the observation that, Why are we all abandoning the president we so adored so quickly?" she said.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
Oh yeah, that sounds more plausible than a White House orchestrated astroturf campaign using proxy servers in Italy.
Lying liars who lie.
I don’t believe her. She could be anyone.
And we are supposed to believe this?
“”I’m only me,” she said, identifying herself as a traveling nurse who works for 13-week stretches at hospitals around the country, and whose primary residence is in Southern California. “
Well, isn’t that convenient.
(In the oval office) “What occupation would explain why there were letters sent all around the country?”
“A traveling nurse!”
Good God. And the dumb libs will eat it up.
Maybe it’s time for an “Ellie Light” fan club, with chapters in very city she lived in and wrote the same letrer to the editor
She was in Annapolis MD and published a letter here!
Let’s invite Ellie to a tea party!
I mean really....she lied and lied again.......roflmao!
Any bets on whether she's an SEIU member?
I can’t believe Politico printed this swill. Obviously a hoax call.
Well, 13 week stretches of work. That's 4 new 'hometowns' a year.
That only leaves 66 more 'hometowns' to explain.
No, this wasn't a paid professional group of propaganda artists. This was just one woman.
One meth-addicted coffee-guzzling woman.
Possible she is Astroturfed Astroturf, yet another invention of a PR machine.
Still, the sheer joy she takes in casual deception is stunning!
It may be she is s traveling sociopath, a ‘hospice nurse’.
The only way we would know for sure is with a forensic exam of her computer. Fat chance of that.
Well that was quick. Nothing to see here...move along.
and those innocent people in Florida just happened to have a scanner and a tape recorder when they just happened to pick up Newt’s private cell phone conversations
This is rich. ‘Ol Elle calls in the day after Hannity chats with Michelle Malkin about it LOL
Translation: It’s fake but accurate.
Where’s Waldo ?
Aside from Lights messages, duplicate pro-Obama letters have been submitted to dozens of publications by writers identified as Jan Chen, Gloria Elle, Cherry Jimenez, Janet Leigh, Earnest Gardner, Jen Park, Lars Deerman, John F. Stott, Gordon Adams, Nancy Speed, Sheila Price, Clarence Ndangam, Vernetta Mason, Greg Mitchell, Ermelinda Giurato, J. Scott Piper, Robert Vander Molen and Terri Reese.
Just as news of Lights duplicate messages broke, readers began finding various letters written by Mark Spivey, a man who simultaneously claims to live in San Diego, Calif., and Naples, Fla. His pro-Obama letter, Considering Afghanistan, was published by the Minnesota Daily, the Baltimore Chronicle, the San Diego Union-Tribune and Naples News.
Pattericos Pontifications also shared this letter from a Jan Chen of Seattle, published in Seattles Northwest Asian Weekly:
As one listens to the Republican anger over health care reform, one can imagine an anti-government protester cheerfully paying premiums on insurance policies that drop you after you make a claim, or happily sauntering out of an emergency room that denied them treatment because of a coverage problem. One can imagine a town hall sign-waver enthusiastically forking over most of their pay to bill collectors after suffering a catastrophic injury, thinking, Wow, the free market system is great.
Meanwhile, a woman identified as Gloria Elle wrote a nearly identical letter to the editor published by the Baltimore Chronicle:
As one listens to the Republican anger over health care reform, one can imagine an anti-government protester cheerfully paying premiums on insurance policies that cancel you for making a claim, or happily sauntering out of an emergency room that denied them treatment because of a coverage problem. One can imagine a town-hall sign-waver enthusiastically forking over most of their pay to bill collectors after suffering a catastrophic injury, thinking, Wow, the free market system is great.
What a blithering idiot.
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