When Obama was still a (nominal) "community organizer" in Chicago, Adoph
Reed wrote a sharp negative account of him. It's been some time since I
read the account and I dont remember the details, but there is reason to
believe he is merely and extraordinarily clever run-of-the-mill Demirep
politician. And Reed could see the signs before Obama had even become a
There is an old story about someone going to a Chicago Alderman over
some question, and the Alderman asks "Who sent you." "Nobody, I came on
my own." "We don't talk to people that nobody sent." Who sent Obama?