Skip to comments.Barack Obama's favorite Republican? (Richard Lugar) [October 2008]
Posted on 04/20/2012 9:35:34 PM PDT by Arthurio
WASHINGTON Since the first day of his presidential campaign, Barack Obama has been dropping the name of his Senate colleague, Republican Dick Lugar.
On February 10, 2007, when he announced his candidacy in Springfield, Ill., Obama proclaimed, "I've worked with Republican Sen. Dick Lugar "
In a rally this summer in Indiana he told the crowd, "I've worked with Indiana's own Republican Sen. Dick Lugar "
Obama even featured him in a campaign ad, saying, What I did was reach out to Sen. Dick Lugar, a Republican "
And during Wednesday's final presidential debate, the Democrat gave Lugar his highest praise yet. He said the Republican was among a handful of people "who have shaped my ideas and who will be surrounding me in the White House."
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That should help confirm the need to replace him in the primary!
Lugar was going to be part of that cap and trade exchange in Chicago i.e. hugely richer if it hadn’t fallen apart.
Yeah, the guy needs to be outta there.
Pass the jelly, Lugar is toast.