Obama, Selma, and Anti-Communism as Racism

When Rudy Giuliani dared to name Frank Marshall Davis (Communist Party card no. 47544) as an influence on a young Obama, liberals ripped their garments and wailed “blasphemy!” Rudy’s unpardonable sin reminded them of all sorts of noxious behavior. And in some cases, it reminded liberals of -- what else? -- racism. “This week’s race to the bottom, led by former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, is proving why Americans are learning to hate politics and the media,” stated Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “Giuliani even used an old racial dog whistle of the Civil Rights era, communism.” To illustrate Rudy’s effrontery, Todd played a clip of this blatant display of racism: “[Obama’s] grandfather introduced him to Frank Marshall Davis,” said Rudy, “who was a communist.” Can you imagine? Have you ever seen such transparent race-baiting? There Rudy was, blowing that “old...(Read Full Article)