Obama Adds Populist Rhetoric To Stump Speech

05/06/2008 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
  • Sunlen Miller Political Radar

Senator Obama, struggling after repeated losses to white, blue collar workers, was singing a different tune today during a town hall in Wilmington, North Carolina, adding lines to his stump speech to make him more appealing to the demographic he has struggled to win over.

Obama's new populist message started with a direct appeal to the people, saying that in this race he is not against running against Hillary Clinton, but rather running against the very things that have made people's lives hard.

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