Why Ayers Matters

Investor's Business Daily publishes a landmark editorial explaining in detail why we should be very concerned about the long association Bill Ayers and Barack Obama. The problem with Ayers is less his radical past than his radical present, including his alignment with both Cuba and especially with Marxist Venezuelan dictator wannabe, Hugo Chavez.A few gems from this must-read:Obama says he barely knows him, but in the years when he was meeting and serving together on the Annenberg Challenge and the Woods Fund, as well as launching his career with a fundraiser in Ayers' Che Guevara-festooned house, Ayers made at least four Marxist pilgrimages to Caracas to praise Chavez's dictatorial regime.He sits on the board of a Venezuelan government think tank called Miranda International Center, focused on bringing Cuba-style education to Venezuelan school children. Recent polls show this turning of schools toward Marxist indoctrination terrifies average Venezuelans. Venezuelan dissidents also...(Read Full Post)