Friday, March 7, 2008
his Foundation and more than a bit about his Presidency. You could almost hear his handlers as he reminded the crowd, "But this isn't about me, this is about Hillary."
What about the other candidate?
Unfortunately, Barack Obama didn't come to Tupelo, but he did visit nearby Columbus, Mississippi, a small city about an hour and 10 minutes south of us. The venue his campaign chose was inexplicably small given the crowds that Obama usually pulls, and the 1200 tickets were taken before we even knew they were available. Nevertheless, Carley donned her "Obama Mama" t-shirt and we made the trek to Columbus hoping to find a way inside. We never even got a glimpse, but we had a nice time outside on the grass, listening to his speech over the speaker system with the other good-natured folks who were shut out.
Daily Journal. Todd is one of the paper's photo-journalists, and Emily reports on Tupelo's municipal affairs.
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