Monday, October 27, 2008

Former GOP Senator Backs Obama

The online publication Politco is reporting that former GOP Senator Larry Pressler voted for Barack Obama and donated $500.00 to his campaign. Pressler was the first Vietnam veteran to serve in the U.S. Senate. The reason he gave for backing Obama was the economy. Here is a quote from the article:

"I just got the feeling that Obama will be able to handle this financial crisis better, and I like his financial team of [former Treasury Secretary Robert] Rubin and [former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul] Volcker better," he said. By contrast, John McCain's "handling of the financial crisis made me feel nervous."

You can read the rest of the Politco article here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

John McCain making him or "anyone" else feel "nervous"? Nervous? What an under statement. He's a ticking time bomb. PTSD never treated I say...Come on...5.6 yrs. as a prisoner of war being tortured? They tried to release him? He could have got out and didn't? He wanted to stay. Like a wife suffering from PTSD or spousal abuse syndrome and stays with an abusive husband? For "THIS" he thinks he's a hero? Please...John McCain has issues. Still angry and rightfully so, but a ticking time bomb.