Class warfare: It won't happen here

Ralph Alter
I just made a friendly $50 wager with a conservative associate of mine that Obama will not be re-elected in 2012. I can't think of a wiser investment or one more certain to pan out. The basis of my friend's belief that B.O. will get a second term, however, is of compelling interest. He believes that the demagoguery, which has become the staple of liberal political and media discourse, will be effective. He, like many Americans, fears that Obama's class warfare strategy will pay off. After all, he points out, look at what is going on in not-so-Great Britain and to a lesser degree, in Greece and southern Europe. Over there, mobs of lazy hooligans trash and loot the business sections of their community in outrage over the trimming of the hand-outs they had been scheduled to receive from their respective Nanny states. Despite two generations of liberal indoctrination and socialist drift, this is still the United States of America. Our nation, funded on resistance to the structured class...(Read Full Post)

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