Saturday, October 24, 2009
Rules for Radical Presidents
Obama tries to fight the system. One wonders when it'll dawn on him that he is the system.
By JAMES TARANTO | OCTOBER 23, 2009 | Wall Street Journal
Blogger Donald Sensing has a fascinating analysis of President Obama's war against Fox News. He describes the effort as "directly out of the Saul Alinsky playbook." Alinsky was the author of "Rules for Radicals," bible of left-wing community organizers. One of his rules, or "power tactics": "Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it." Sensing analyzes how Obama is carrying out this advice:
read more to see how Obama is picking his target, freezing it, personalizing it, polarizing it . . .