Andrew McCarthy: Obama & the Crits

Up at 10:35 a.m. ET on the big radio show… Andrew McCarthy.

On David French’s post concerning Obama, Critical Race Theory, and Harvard Law School, McCarthy notes

In the taxonomy David offers, the modern Left is made up of “pure activists” and “moderates.” I think he’s leaving out a third category, especially important because it is the one into which Obama falls: Alinsky radicals. In Bill Ayers’s terrorist incarnation, he was, I guess, what David refers to as a “pure activist.” But Alinsky looked down on him and the other Weathermen, just as much as he looked down on progressive “moderates.” On goals, Alinsky and Ayers, were on the same page, but Alinsky dismissed him as a clown because Ayers’s methods were counterproductive.

Read the full post over at National Review Online.

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  1. Anne-EH on March 9, 2012 at 10:52 am

    Good interview Jim!

  2. Linda Mae on March 10, 2012 at 2:42 am

    Once again, this is no surprise because I read about in in 2008 – in The Shadow Party by David Horowicz.? It is the manual, playbook, opus which explains where we’ve been going and what will be our outcome – if we let it.? I strongly recommend this book.? It truly is a game changer.

  3. JBS on March 10, 2012 at 10:22 am

    Obama is a very scary socialist. He’s not smart enough to be consciously screwing up the country by himself, he has to have directions. Directions from people more radical and perverted than he is.

  4. Lynn on March 11, 2012 at 8:08 am

    All I know is Alinsky and Ayers are hard at work to deconstruct the US. They are the few who have work here. My sincere wish is to put them out of work.

    • Open4FreeDebate on March 13, 2012 at 4:31 pm

      Unfortunately Saul D Alinsky died on June 12, 1972 so I doubt he is hard at work deconstructing the USofA. ?Dostoyevsky said that taking a new step is whatpeople fear most.?

    • Steve M on March 13, 2012 at 6:43 pm

      Socialist fool.

    • Linda Mae on March 15, 2012 at 6:13 pm

      Only a fool follows those who are running for ruin.? We can see what has happened in Europe – but do we let it be a lesson for us – no – we just keep running towards the same ruin that they are enjoying.?


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