Well, this doesn’t fit with Obama’s “people’s man” motif at all. A story from back in 2008 has resurfaced after it’s main perpetrator, Percy Sutton, confirmed the story on a talk radio show. You can see the clip the Obama camp tried to hard to bury below:
In late March 2008, on a local New York City show called â€śInside City Hall,â€ť the venerable African-American entrepreneur and politico, Percy Sutton, told host Dominic Carter how he was asked to help smooth Barack Obamaâ€™s admission into Harvard Law School 20 years earlier.
The octogenarian Sutton calmly and lucidly explained that he had been â€śintroduced to [Obama] by a friend.â€ť The friendâ€™s name was Dr. Khalid al-Mansour, and the introduction had taken place about 20 years prior.
Sutton described al-Mansour as â€śthe principal adviser to one of the worldâ€™s richest men.â€ť The billionaire in question was Saudi prince Al-Waleed bin Talal.
Given, the game-changing nature of this revelation when it surfaced in late August 2008, the Obama camp and its allies in the media, particularly Politico and Media Matters, shifted into overdrive to kill the story. Through a series of denials, lies and slanders about Suttonâ€™s mental health, they succeeded.