Dysfunctional childhood, abandoned by his mother and father, mentored by communist Frank Marshall Davis, attends radical Columbia University, and moves to Chicago, former home of Davis, to take a job as a community organizer. Chicago has a history of communist activity, especially in the black community. He then becomes an authority on the Alinsky “method” of community organizing and spends 20 years listening to his Marxist, racist minister Jeremiah Wright. Many of his associates are sixties radicals and the remnants of old Chicago communist families. His political career begins with the backing of Chicago’s socialist elite and the backing of all of the socialist organizations. What could possibly go wrong?