Polarizer In Chief

September 15, 2010 07:50

If any doubts remain that President Obama isn’t the “post-partisan” uniter as advertised, witness his oddly personal attack on House Minority Leader John Boehner last week.

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‘He called Boehner out no fewer than 10 times during a speech to Democrat supporters, an extraordinary display of political trench warfare for a sitting president — especially one who’s not even up for re-election.’

‘Here, Obama applies two of the late Chicago socialist Saul Alinsky’s “Rules for Radicals:” “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it and polarize it,” and “Ridicule the opposition.” “Mr. Boehner,” the target, should have gone off and “meditated” on his and his party’s “mistakes,” Obama snipes, instead of criticizing his own policies.’

‘Alinsky, who despised American capitalism, also advised community organizers like Obama to co-opt the middle class in their revolution to bring about “economic justice.” If they could get the middle class, along with the poor, to envy the rich, they could control the largest voting bloc and seize all the power they’d need.’

‘”Rub raw the resentments of the people,” Alinsky espoused. And few do that better than Obama.’

‘Obama is a demagogue, perhaps the most radical to occupy the Oval Office, as we warned during the 2008 campaign. We pointed out, for example, how Obama rallied Nevada supporters to attack GOP opponent John McCain and his supporters: “I want you to argue with them and get in their face,” he said, in a naked attempt to “fan hostilities,” something else Alinsky advised from his bag of agitation tricks.’

‘He is following almost to the letter the blueprint for socialist revolution drafted by his hero Alinsky, the father of community organizing. We reported his intense training at Industrial Areas Foundation and other Alinsky stations of the cross. This information was out there, but the media elite never pressed Obama on any of it.’


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