Dems for God before they were not for God and now for God again

I can hardly accept that omitting God, and Jerusalem as capital of Israel, were omissions made without thought by the DNC platform committee, unless the committee was letting the inmates run the asylum.  This is not an error one makes, but a deliberate omission.  According to the Obama campaign the President had seen a copy of the platform prior to the initial vote of acceptance, but later reneged on that statement, according to Politico.  According to the report, Obama ordered the language restored: “While the campaign at first said Obama had seen the language prior to the convention, it later said he did not learn of the issue until Wednesday morning, when he became aware of seeing news coverage of the issue. Once that happened, the president directed his staff to change the language.”

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When a voice call vote was ordered to amend the platform, it was obvious the delegates were equally divided on the matter.  But to insure that the language was put back into the platform, Mayor Villaraigosa of Los Angeles declared the vote in favor of the amendment.  After the second attempt to get a favorable vote, a staffer appeared on the podium next to Villaraigosa and could be heard saying to Villaraigosa “You’ve gotta let them do what their gonna do,” after which a third vote was taken, the amendment was adopted amid boo’s, and the party went on.

If one listens to an watches the expressions of Villaraigosa one can see that he had his marching orders to approve the amendment regardless, and was unquestionably frustrated by the delegates voting contrary to that decree.


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