Saturday, February 02, 2008

Obama Picks Up Another Pair of Kennedys. . .


Ethel Skakel Kennedy, that is. Widow of Bobby. Mother of Bobby Jr. and Kathleen. . .who have endorsed Hillary.


Over these past few years, I've watched Senator Obama inspire Americans from all walks of life to believe in real change and a new sense of hope and possibility. He's a magnetic force, drawing the nation together for the common good and galvanizing us all to help shape our country's future.

Barack is so like Bobby, who struggled for the rights of the poor in the Mississippi Delta and Appalachia, traveled to California to stand in solidarity with Cesar Chavez and farm workers and fought to end another war that cost so many lives.

Today, we crave a leader with vision who can help us regain our lost humanity and rekindle our inherent generosity. With courage, caring and charisma, Senator Obama is leading us toward a kinder, gentler world.

Senator Obama's candidacy sends out "ripples of hope" that can build a "current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance." I am proud to support Barack Obama, and look forward to him leading this country toward a brighter, more hopeful future.


Oh! I almost forgot. . .Rory Kennedy as well! Rory is Bobby and Ethel's younger daughter in case you were unaware. Read her endorsement HERE.
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