The Alinsky Alert System

Unfortunately, because there is so much intra-circle competition among conservatives, new ideas are sometimes discouraged or outright ignored. That is not necessary here. Since Sarah Palin has done far more than any other known individual to develop and display the meanness and sometimes outright hatred by the left for people who disagree with them, it is fitting that she be given the entire credit for the new system of political commentary called Alinsky Alerts. Rule Number Five of Saul Alinsky's Rules for Radicals calls for ridicule of the opposition whenever there is opportunity. Alinsky dedicated his book to Lucifer and therein opened the gate to misconduct, just so long as it serves the cause. It seems the more vitriolic the attack the better. And truth, accuracy, fairness, all those things are simply a crutch for weak people and have no play in the radicals' game unless used in some kind of guise. Today, Rule Number Five is the strongest tool that the liberals have among them...(Read Full Article)