04 September 2008

Obama Emails Supporters

From a mass email from the Obama camp:

Why would the Republicans spend a whole night of their convention attacking ordinary people?

With the nation watching, the Republicans mocked, dismissed, and actually laughed out loud at Americans who engage in community service and organizing.

Our convention was different. We gave the stage to everyday Americans who hunger for change and stepped up to make phone calls, knock on doors, and raise money in small amounts in their communities.

. . . What you didn't hear from the Republicans at their convention is a single new idea about how to make the healthcare system work, get our economy moving for the middle class, or improve education.

Just attacks -- on me, and on you.

But what the McCain attack squad doesn't understand is that people like you -- who devote part of their busy lives to organizing and building their communities -- have the power to change this country.

Nicely put, I think. A deft touch, nothing too heavy. Sort of a counterweight to the more aggressive line he took earlier. The Obama campaign needs to reassure supporters, and in both overt and subtle ways, so far, I believe they are succeeding.