The president will soon offer you college credit to advance his political agenda by taking an organizing internship with Organizing for America, the Obama campaign’s equivalent of Campaign for Liberty.
It’s definitely concerning, for those who didn’t catch the sarcasm above, to have a framework like this in place with laws like the Serve America Act also in place, ready to offer volunteer opportunities to the million who will be strongly encouraged — if not yet required — to volunteer for their country. But surely they mean well, right?
In March, when volunteers canvassed high-traffic locations in Birmingham, Ala., to support Obama’s health care, education and energy policies, one event organizer told the Birmingham News, “We are looking for supporters. We’re not looking for a fight. That will come later, when we have an army.”
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