Mike Robinson, Associated Press Writer chronicles Barak Obama's civil rights background (here in the Boston Globe) "...Obama was part of a team of attorneys who represented the Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now (ACORN) in a lawsuit against the state of Illinois in 1995 for failing to implement a federal law designed to make it easier for the poor and others to register as voters.... "
Is this the beginning of "cleaning up" Obama -- or in his case, the "dirtying down"? 'Barak, let's see your baggage, meager as it may be!'... Did somebody at The Top decide that it's not smart to alienate the Old Guard civil rights movement (which is about 2/3 of the country)? -NH