Catholics for Obama is apparently, like, one guy with very little to do. So, like Sandra Fluke, they sent him to a “swing state” that more important people had already given up on. For poor Sandra, that was Florida; for the Catholics for Obama dude, that was Colorado.
Yesterday, he rolled into Regis University’s Institute for the Common Good, which, given the track record of things called “Institutes for Common Good,” probably serves no purpose at all, for a rally, where he gave a speech to a whoppingly huge swing state crowd of…
The Obama campaign attempted to schedule a rally-like event on a Catholic university campus in the key swing state of Colorado before settling on a dialogue with a co-chair of Catholics for Obama.
“Their original intent was to have more of a rally element to it,” said Paul Alexander, director of Regis University’s Institute for the Common Good, which hosted the event…
About 45 people attended the Oct. 25 dialogue.
As you might expect, the topics of conversation ranged from the abject unfairness of the Church’s opposition to killing babies, to the assumption that when Jesus meant you should help the poor, he really meant that you should support heavy taxation programs that take money by force from people who have it and give it to bloated, ineffective programs run by a government that barely delivers mail correctly, and assume that it’s the downtrodden that have been “served” and not merely the pocketbooks of thousands of bureaucrats on their own dole. There was also a lot of knowing what’s best for poor people, and probably some discussion about how much everyone misses the 1970s.