Joe Ricketts (above), patriarch of the family that owns the Chicago Cubs, reportedly is prepared to spend big bucks trying to smear President Obama with the rhetoric of his former pastor, the Rev. Jeremiah Wright.
There’s THIS PIECE in The New York Times:
The $10 million plan, one of several being studied by Mr. Ricketts, includes preparations for how to respond to the charges of race-baiting it envisions if it highlights Mr. Obama’s former ties to Mr. Wright, who espouses what is known as “black liberation theology.”
The group suggested hiring as a spokesman an “extremely literate conservative African-American” who can ...