New video: one man’s story about President Obama’s commitment to end Iraq war
A new video released by Obama for America tells the unique story of how one man was there at every key point as President Obama kept his promise to end the war in Iraq and bring all of our troops home.
Bob Howard, a civil rights attorney from Chicago, was there when Obama spoke out against the Iraq War in 2002. He was there again when Obama outlined his plan to end the war in 2007. And in December, 2011 Howard watched as Obama welcomed the last troops home from Iraq.
And at every step of the way, Howard was wearing his lucky purple shirt.
Like millions of other voters across America, Howard knew the President was taking a responsible, principled stand at a time when it was viewed as politically dangerous.