Jeralyn at Talk Left has taken a close look at Obama’s actual record on criminal justice and defendants’ rights:
Since the mainstream media seems incapable of presenting anything but his words promising change, hope, optimism and a “working majority” (meaning compromise with Republicans) I took an afternoon to research his record going back to 1998.
The results, some progressive and laudatory, others decidedly not, as well as my prior posts on his crime record and statements as U.S. Senator and presidential candidate, are detailed below….
Here is the rest.