Sunday, October 24, 2010

John Drew, Ph.D., on Classmate Obama

I don't know who John Drew is, (he claims to be a card-carrying Marxist) nor do I know about the Glen Meakem show.

But this is kinda .....dynamitey...IYKWIMAITYD.

Q: …John, you had told me before, and I’m reading from my book, that “Obama was already an ardent Marxist in the fall of 1980 when I met him. I know it’s incendiary to say this, but although he said inDreams From My Father that he’d ‘hung out with Marxist professors’, he did not explain in that book or clarify is that he was 100% in total agreement with those professors.

A: Yeah, you’ve got that exactly right. Obama believed, at the time I met him, this was probably around Christmas time in 1980. I’d flown out on Christmas break from Cornell, where I was in grad school. And Obama was looking forward to an imminent social revolution, literally a movement where the working classes would overthrow the ruling class and institute a kind of socialist Utopia in the United States. I mean, that’s how extreme his views were his sophomore year of college.

Yes, there's more. At Zippers.


Jim said...

When I was 19 or 20 and in college I was looking forward to a social revolution, too. Big Whoop!.

But now as president, what exactly has Obama done that is Marxist?

Dad29 said...

Let's start with his assertion that some humans are more deserving of life than other humans.

It doesn't get worse than that, but everything else about Marxism flows from that proposition.

TerryN said...

But now as president, what exactly has Obama done that is Marxist?"

If you have to ask you probably didn't pay enough attention in high school.

John C. Drew, Ph.D. said...

Thanks for posting this information. I was really surprised at the visibility this story got thanks to Paul Kengor's interview. FYI: My comments on young Obama's commitment to Marxism have now appeared in books by Michael Savage and Stanley Kurtz too.