Yolanda Adams Visits OFA Office in East Cleveland
Back in either 2000 or 2004, I can't remember, I heard the Sisters in the Spirit gospel tour at PlayhouseSquare. One of the performers was singer Yolanda Adams. At one point in her set, she paused between songs to remind the crowd how important it was that they vote. Then she said, "I don't want you to go playing in the bushes, if you know what I mean. I'm from Texas, so I know!"
This afternoon, Adams visited the Obama office at 124th and Euclid Avenue to rev up volunteers to defeat yet another Republican presidential candidate, this one not named Bush.
Addressing a roomful of Obama supporters and volunteers, she remarked on the refreshments, which were copious ("You got popcorn popping — how cool is that?) and talked about her personal friendship with the Obamas, saying, "I would rather have a president who loves everyone than a president who just likes some people," referring to Mitt Romney's remark about the 47% who he says don't care about their lives and just sponge off government.
Tall Texan talks truth!
And here's the reason we'll win. See these two women?
They were working the phones and Votebuilder almost to the moment Adams walked into the room, and the minute she left, they were at it again. I get a little tired of hearing fearful Democrats warning against "overconfidence" and "complacency." I wonder if they're working as hard as these two ladies.
And that "enthusiasm gap" we were hearing about a few month ago? Do you see a lack of enthusiasm here: