Rahm Emanuel Likens Obama to Lincoln
[CNS News] Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, the former chief of staff to President Barack Obama
I've now been in 57 states -- I think one left to go...
, likened Obamas values and ability to see a clear road where everybody just sees fog to President Abraham Lincoln as depicted in the 2012 Steven Spielberg movie Lincoln.
Speaking at Northwestern University on Friday, Emanuel said, And I think the presidents experience as somebody who was a community organizer on the South Side, dealing with the steel workers who had lost their jobs and lost any possibility of having a job in their industry mid-life, how they were going to retrain, how they were going to get themselves back on their feet and how they were going to value themselves, was a guiding principle for him.
Posted by: Fred 2012-12-04