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Victoria Saker Woeste

The next president and I talk Supreme Court appointments

May 8, 2009

At a local (Lafayette, Indiana) town hall meeting in April, I had the chance to ask Senator Obama about his philosophy on Supreme Court appointments--what he would look for, what sort of values, judicial temperament, and character.  Mine was the last question of the night, and by the time he called on me, the press had long since stopped covering the event.  So no viral fifteen minutes of fame, for me or for the ABF.  But since Indiana is In Play this year, the campaign is lavishing attention upon Hoosiers, and fate brought us together again, a month later, at a roller skating party 3 days before the Indiana primary.  No cameras were rolling to back me up, but the Senator proved he remembered me.  If you watch the video, perhaps you'll understand why I made such a lasting impression:

N.B. As of 10/24/08, MSNBC is reporting that Obama has a 10-point lead in Indiana.  Icicles are forming in the underworld . . .

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