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Mr. President, meet M. de Tocqueville

Obama_IS_The_One Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 4:41 PM
Straw man alert! Typical leftist rhetoric! (the German words weren't in quotes, nor were they irrelevant to Greenberg's point. Are you a racist?)
oldnjal Wrote: Jul 26, 2012 8:29 PM
If Obama is not Marxist, he would be a disappointment to Ma, Pa, Grandma, Grandpa, many a mentor, Bill Ayres, Van Jones, Hugo Chavez, and some of the Czars.
He would no longer be the darling of the head of the American Communist Party, and would be out of sync with his Black Liberation Pastor of twenty years, as that is Marxist at root.
Why anyone would suppose he has a Marxist bent is a puzzlement to me.
He did reveal himself in his un-teleprompted remark to 'Joe the Plumber', but now, like an onion, the layers are being officially peeled away, and his latest collectivist assault on the American entrepreneur is the bow on the package.

Somewhere in one of Barack Obama's campaign speeches this election year, like a piece of barbed wire in an otherwise light and puffy soufflé of empty platitudes, was this remarkable comment:

"If you've got a business, you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen."

There are certain phrases, like this one, so memorable that they come to stand for the whole of a speech. Indeed for a whole attitude, for the whole spirit of a man and maybe of an age. For instance: "Give me liberty or give me death!" "Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!" Or, in...