A thumbnail New Jersey guide to the history of Obamaland, Part I
Part one of a three part series (Part II, Part III) by the inimitable Max Pizarro. Max tracks the evolution of the Barack Obama campaign in New Jersey, giving a perspective on how the Democratic party machine is being dismantled and reconstructed in the state around a new generation of leaders.
“I would have gone with Hillary,” Weinberg said. “But it’s like I told the governor when he asked me why I couldn’t back her. I told him, ‘She’s acting like one of the boys.’ By that I mean, I didn’t see any evidence of a grassroots campaign. She had the old guard, the old boys’ network, and that appeared to be about it in terms of a campaign in New Jersey.”