Obama Out to Prove Blue Collar Authenticity

In Wilmington, N.C., this afternoon, fighting the perception pushed by his opponents that he's an elitist, Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., steered clear of his rock-star reception and soaring oratory about changing the world, and told his personal tale in a modest town hall meeting "I was raised by a single mom ... she had me when she was a teenager," he said, sharing details about his grandfather, a World War II veteran who went to college on the GI Bill, and about his humble early years with his...Full Story
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