To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Tuesday, March 5, 2024


Help Us Believe, Mr. President



Dear President Obama:


I worked hard to help you get elected.

You were to be the peoples’ servant … not international bankers’.

You were to protect the Constitution … not Wall Street’s profits.

You were to begin withdrawing troops … not escalating.

America needed FDR … not GWBush’s nicer twin brother.

Twenty million young people worked on your campaign.

Their hearts are being broken with disillusionment.

Remember your roots as a community organizer.

Help us believe in politics again.

Nathaniel Batchelder lives in Oklahoma City and is an occasional contributor to The Oklahoma Observer

Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton
Arnold Hamilton became editor of The Observer in September 2006. Previously, he served nearly two decades as the Dallas Morning News’ Oklahoma Bureau chief. He also covered government and politics for the San Jose Mercury News, the Dallas Times Herald, the Tulsa Tribune and the Oklahoma Journal.
Mark Krawczyk
Mark Krawczyk
March 9, 2023
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Brette Pruitt
Brette Pruitt
September 5, 2022
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