Monday, February 04, 2008

Keillor Endorses Obama

I'm happy to report that Lake Wobegon has thrown its friendly hat into the ring for Obama. Rhubarb pie, anyone?

Obama? Ya.

Garrison Keillor, host of public radio's "A Prairie Home Companion," has endorsed Democratic Sen. Barack Obama for president, Obama's campaign announced Sunday.

"I'm happy to support your candidacy, which is so full of promise for our country," the best-selling author and humorist wrote in a letter declaring his support. "Seven years of a failed presidency is a depressing thing, and the country is pressing for a change and looking for someone with clear vision who is determined to break through the rhetorical logjam and find sensible ways to move our country forward. That's you, friend."

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