Read more stories about
South Dakota  >>

MATR Sponsor:


MATR Supporters:

Finally: S.D. awaits Obama's first visit as president

May 3, 2015View for printing

Ladies and gentlemen, the president of the United States.

Barack Obama makes his first appearance as commander-in-chief in South Dakota later this week. It's the first visit to South Dakota by a POTUS in almost 13 years.

Why did it take so long, and why was South Dakota the last state for Obama to visit? Perhaps now is a good time for some honesty. South Dakota is not Obama country. For a Democrat, he did well in 2008, winning almost 45% of the vote. Four years later, he couldn't crest 40%.

Jonathan Ellis, (Sioux Falls, S.D.) Argus Leader

Full Story: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/n ... t/26811085/
No reader comments so far. Be the first to comment by clicking the button below.





Reprinted under the Fair Use doctrine of international copyright law. Full copyright retained by the original publication. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, this material is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes.


E-mail this page to a friend!