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Monday, June 1, 2009

Tom Morello on Obama - Boston Herald "Pols & Politics"

Rage Against the Machine guitarist Tom Morello had an interesting take on President Obama . . .

Out of tune with Obama
By Dave Wedge
Sunday, May 31, 2009

Count Harvard University-educated guitar virtuoso Tom Morello as one liberal political activist underwhelmed by President Obama.
“It’s nice to have someone in office who can read above a third-grade level. That’s new for us,” said the Rage Against the Machine musician, who has a new politically charged group called Street Sweeper Social Club. Despite Obama’s liberal policies, Morello, who once worked as an aide to the late Sen. Alan Cranston (D-Calif.), says there’s still much to fight against in Washington. He criticized the administration’s handling of possible war crimes as well as the taxpayer-funded bailouts showered on financial giants who plunged the nation into a recession.

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