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Bill Ayers: I was Sarah Palin’s road kill

Bill Ayers: I was Sarah Palin’s road kill

 

Salon ^ | October 6, 2013 | Bill Ayers

 

Posted on Sunday, October 06, 2013 1:40:43 PM by 2ndDivisionVet

 

Excerpted from \”Public Enemy: Confessions of an American Dissident\”

 

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English: Barack Obama delivers a speech at the University of Southern California (Video of the speech) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“This is not a man who sees America as you see it and how I see America,” vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin cried out to the agitated crowd during a 2008 campaign rally, referring to then-Senator Barack Obama. “

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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We see America as the greatest force for good in this world” and as a “beacon of light and hope for others who seek freedom and democracy.” This was how “real Americans” saw things, according to Palin. As for Obama, he’s “someone who sees America, it seems, as being so imperfect that he’s palling around with terrorists who would target their own country!”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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There it was: the punch line that would resonate no matter what else was said or done— palling around. It had a special creepy ring to it, for sure.

 

When Governor Palin—or, as our late friend Studs Terkel called her, “Joe McCarthy in drag”—uttered it that first time (and ever after) the crowd exploded: “Kill him! Kill him!” I couldn’t tell for sure whether it was me or Senator Obama who was the target of those chants— perhaps both. I’d been designated a public enemy before. I knew the territory pretty well and accepted the consequences with some equanimity, but now poor Barack Obama as well was forced to play Ibsen’s brilliant character, the embattled Dr. Thomas Stockmann, the “enemy of the people.” Stockmann was viciously taunted in the public square by a chorus of townspeople bent on delusion and self-deception: Kill the enemy of the people!

 

There was no way to prepare for what was about to hit me, of course….

 

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via Bill Ayers: I was Sarah Palin’s road kill.

 

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IS THIS MAN, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, THE LEADER OF THE FREE WORLD, MENTALLY ILL? (Photo credit: SS&SS)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  1. October 6, 2013 at 1:17 PM

    Reblogged this on GUNNY.G: COCKED AND LOCKED ~ ONCE A BLOGGER ALWAYS A BLOGGER ! and commented:

    Gunny G!
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  2. GOTTA LOVE THE NAVY
    October 8, 2013 at 8:10 AM

    Bill Ayers makes a comment: Who cars what that Draft Dodging, Communist, Weather-underground Murderer, Hypocrite, Liar, Terrorist, Traitor, Etc, Etc, Etc Etc, Thinks? I don’t! I have one Question for him? Bill, Have you set the record for the number of Butt-Plugs up your Butt???

  3. GOTTA LOVE THE NAVY
    October 8, 2013 at 8:11 AM

    Excuse me: cares

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