From Richard Wolff’s Renegade:
After Obama locked up the nomination, Pennsylvania Gov. and ardent Clinton supporter Ed Rendell got a note from an Obama supporter attached to a can of Kool-Aid telling him to drink up.
So the next day at a Philadephla fundraiser for the Pennsylvania Democratic Party, the ever-demonstrative governor poured it into a glass of water and proclaimed: “Now I feel that Senator Obama is the most wonderful person ever to have lived in the United States of America. The smartest, most sensitive most decent and honorable man. Now I understand what you guys have been feeling for the last six months.”
Is it just me, or was Rendell paraphrasing “The Manchurian Candidate“? “Raymond Shaw is the kindest, bravest, warmest, most wonderful human being I’ve ever known in my life.”