Following the airing of the these videos ACORN issued this: ACORN Maryland board member Margaret Williams said the video was an attempt to smear ACORN, and that undercover teams attempted similar setups in at least three other ACORN offices.
Now there is a second video, from a different office, with different ACORN employees. This is the DC ACORN office.
This corruption was discovered by a brave 20 year old young lady. Can you IMAGINE the corruption that could be revealed if actual investigators looked into this?
How the heck is this an attempted smear? If it weren't so pathetic, it would be funny how people think using their own words can be considered smears.
"Yes. But let me say that before I even get inaugurated, during the transition we're going to be calling all of you in to help us shape the agenda. (cheering) We're going to be having meetings all across the country with community organizations so that you have input into the agenda of the next presidency of the United States of America!"
"I've been fighting alongside ACORN on issues you care about my entire career. Even before I was an elected official, when I ran Project Vote voter registration drives in Illinois, ACORN was smack dab in the middle of it, and we appreciate your work."
~Obama as quoted on his own campaign website, at an ACORN meeting.
Here's a little refresher on ACORN:
And here's an oldie but a goodie:
Your tax dollars hard at work!