A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW
Anyone who thinks Obama will have easy sailing in Washington is profoundly naive. A lot of College Republicans have bought the ["Boogie Man"] DVD to study the Atwater playbook.
--� Stefan Forbes, Writer and Director, "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story"
As BuzzFlash readers have been debating whether President Obama's "bi-partisan" approach will work with an obstructionist GOP minority (particularly in the Senate), we decided to interview Stefan Forbes, the director of the remarkable Lee Atwater documentary biography,� "Boogie Man: The Lee Atwater Story."
Our previous interview with Stefan in November 2008, gave you a feeling for the despicable, revolting and fascinating personality and reprehensible campaign tactics of Lee Atwater.� In this follow-up interview, particularly in light of the RNC dust-up over the "Barack the Magic Negro" Limbaugh song, we wanted to explore the implications of the Atwater legacy in an Obama era.
And what we found out from Stefan is simple: Don't be fooled, don't let your guard down.� Lee Atwater's vein is still running through the rotten heart of the GOP.