Not ‘out of context’: Obama imagined ‘working poor’ as ‘majority coalition’ in ’98

http://twitter.com/#!/SykesCharlie/status/250188288470708224

Move along. Nothing to see here. Candidate Obama was fully vetted in 2008.

Caught on tape: @barackobama thinks welfare recipients are his " majority coalition" http://t.co/ddwMxeI4

— Matthew Boyle (@mboyle1) September 24, 2012

Obama said at Loyola welfare recipients could be mobilized to help advance progressive policies & elect their champions http://t.co/DWWioAgD

— Joe Cienkowski (@JoeCienkowski) September 24, 2012

When Mother Jones published hidden camera video of Mitt Romney that was missing two key minutes, the media and the Left (sorry, redundant) drooled over the release of the “full video.” But when footage surfaced of Barack Obama fawning over the “redistribution of wealth” at a 1998 Loyola College forum, media lapdoggies refused to air it and cemented their role as the palace guards by claiming it was “out of context.”

Hi @MitchellReports , have you “authenticated” this yet? http://t.co/ebci2L03

— Dana Loesch (@DLoesch) September 24, 2012

Authenticate, authschmenticate. Voters don’t need to see how the community organizing sausage gets made. Besides, Andrea Mitchell and her lapdog kennel mates have important video of that terrible, no good Mitt Romney to air.

So The Daily Caller had to dig up the complete 1998 audio, or, the full context if you will. Turns out, Romney was right: Obama was intentionally working to build a majority coalition out of Americans dependent on the government.

in Obama's own words, Romney's percent comment proven correct? http://t.co/ddwMxeI4

— Matthew Boyle (@mboyle1) September 24, 2012

What a bleeding heart liberal, building a voter base on the backs of the poor and government-dependent. Let them eat welfare cheese! Truly a Man of the People.

More from The Daily Caller:

The full recording reveals that Obama saw welfare recipients and the working poor in Chicago as a “majority coalition” who could be leveraged politically.

“What I think will re-engage people in politics is if we’re doing significant, serious policy work around what I will label the ‘working poor,’” he said, “although my definition of the working poor is not simply folks making minimum wage, but it’s also families of four who are making $30,000 a year.”

“They are struggling. And to the extent that we are doing research figuring out what kinds of government action would successfully make their lives better, we are then putting together a potential majority coalition to move those agendas forward.”

Still not worthy of MSM attention?

#NotMSMNewsWorthy Full audio 1998 ‘redistribution’ speech: Obama saw Welfare Recipients as ‘Majority Coalition’ http://t.co/0myGdeID #tcot

— Tom T. (@VRWCTexan) September 24, 2012

We’re sure the MSM spin will look a little something like this:

When Barack Obama sees welfare recipients as a voting block, that's a good thing: http://t.co/dRKjjYBW

— Matthew Hurtt (@matthewhurtt) September 24, 2012

The Daily Caller was only able to obtain the audio of the forum and Loyola College has refused to provide the complete videotape.

Release the video! Full audio of 1998 ‘redistribution’ speech: Obama saw welfare recipients as ‘majority coalition’ http://t.co/Sr22qhlM

— Bill Frezza (@BillFrezza) September 24, 2012

We’re sure the “real reporters” at Mother Jones and the Most Transparent Campaign Ever will get right on it.

Read more: http://twitchy.com/2012/09/24/not-out-of-context-obama-imagined-working-poor-as-majority-coalition-in-98/