I guess this means I’m popular… Ahem:
Kohn is also being ridiculous for suggesting Bell isn’t broadly viewed as radical. It’s a well established fact, something noted by other black professors and pundits formerly of Bell’s acquaintance. It’s as if she wants to simply put her fingers in her ears and say, “unh uh, no he’s not” — that’s not an argument, it’s ignorance. I’m also unaware of where anyone has claimed he was aggressive; though that’s where Kohn gives her real agenda — it’s actually Saul Alinsky’s — away
It’s funny to me that FreedomWorks made Alinky’s “Rules for Radicals” mandatory reading for its Tea Party activist trainings, not so that conservatives could learn the alleged tricks of the left but so that they could use effective organizing tactics themselves. But somehow, critiquing our democratically formed government — even threatening to secede or “overthrow” said government — is considered patriotic, while critiquing our society for persistent, institutional racism is anti-American.
From his Harvard protests, to Obama gaining the White House, what Alinksy-ite progressives do is reveal only enough of their radicalism, or real agenda, that the political environment will allow at any one point in time. If Obama had been vetted in 2008, he may well have not won the White House. So, they didn’t let it happen. Sorry, Ms. Kohn. That, and nothing more than that, is precisely what is happening now. Deal with it; or put your fingers back in your ears and say, “nuh uh.”
Yes, you caught us. The videotape of President Obama at the Harvard rally was included in documentaries in 2008 and 2009 and referenced in the New York Times, Newsweek and the Boston Globe in 2008, but yeah, if you can’t find your ass from your elbow then maybe you consider the video hidden. And the Right did “vet” the President by turning up every single possible piece of criticism against him, none of which swayed the majority of voters.
But now that the economy is slowly but steadily improving and the President’s re-election prospects are looking stronger by the day, conservatives are desperately trying to smear the President any way they can. While I don’t always see eye to eye with the President on everything, I’m quite honored to be standing on his side against this absurd and highly race-based attack.
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