Skip to comments.Obama's Other Radical Friends
Posted on 05/03/2008 1:35:28 PM PDT by Weight of Glory
Apparently, back when he was running for state senate, Barack Obama had fund-raising events at the home of Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn, and there's been some press about the senator's friendship with this controversial Weathercouple. Many reporters are well aware, even though Mr. Obama has described his connection to Ayers and Dohrn as "flimsy," that the senator's relationship with his radical Hyde Park neighbors is actually quite warm, even close.
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Miss Wurtzel, a recent graduate of Yale Law School, is the author of "Prozac Nation" (Houghton Mifflin, 1994).
I guess sooner or later, everybody does go to law school.
Like the article, it's unlikely to go anywhere, unfortunately. The writer ends the piece essentially saying forget about it; it doesn't matter today:
As for Mr. Obama's friends, the Weathercouple: By all accounts, Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers are unfathomably charming, brilliant and comely people, absolutely irresistible. Everybody who meets them is taken and forgets what they should know.
Mr. Obama expects us all to understand this, because we understand everything else. He is doing something most unusual: He's acting as if the American people are thinking with their brains. He's giving all of us a lot of credit. Could it be that we deserve it?
Earth to Wurtzel. Earth to Wurtzel. Calling Elizabeth Wurtzel.
This isn’t about the sixties. It’s about a POS bomber-terrorist who as recently as 2001 said his only regret was he didn’t set off more bombs.
Her book is autobiographical in it’s title. It should only have the word “Liberal” first, then it would be right
“Bitch,” like “Prozac Nation,” is attracting a good deal of attention, both for its content and its title and cover, which is perhaps the most provocative of current hardbacks. It features Wurtzel sitting backwards in a chair, topless, the “I” in the title “Bitch” covered by her protruding middle finger.
Elizabeth Wurtzel Endorses Obama
I don’t know. If she really didn’t want this to be a story, then she shouldn’t have written a story about it.
Not everyone goes to Yale Law School and gets published, however.
Values are culturally inculcated. It is unlikely the average person is going to accept the federal government his infected blacks with HIV, exploited them for the welfare of "rich, white people or provided the blacks with drugs.
It is Barack and his supporters who are not thinking. They look at one thing--skin color and assume that others, like they, believe this to be the important issue of the day.
Elizabeth Wurtzel is the epitome of much that’s wrong with “higher” education today: she managed to receive a B.A. from Harvard and then the J.D. from Yale Law School, yet she cannot even pretend to analyze the issue adequately. She does not even address the real facts, depravity, and criminality of the terrorist careers of the Weatherfreaks or how they should be regarded today. Instead, by sleight-of-hand she simply sweeps them up into some amorphous blob known as “the 60s” and “hippies” and the Weatherfreaks are left as vaguely annoying reminders of a controversial era. That’s it.
It seems to me its an inoculation. She can answer, "yes, we wrote about it, but no one said much, so their actions back then are no big deal today. So let move on..."
That’s certainly reasonable.
Wurtzel suffers from that malady which infects all of liberaldomfoolish pride. It informs her (falsely) that she is capable of understanding the important points of a given circumstance.
She thinks its her job, using that wonderful intelligence of hers, to convince people to support Obama.
The last few lines of her article can be translated as Intelligent people vote Obama.
Its the same old formula the drivebys have always used to sucker people with.
The Art of Politics ["Obey Obama"]
Shepard Fairey, the artist who designed the official fund-raising set of Obama posters, like this one:
Fairey has a company ("Obey") that produces his own artwork, such as these.
See Fairey's website: http://www.thegiant.org/wiki/index.php?title=Category:Prints
CHANGE! What? How much?
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