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Heavy-Handed Politics

"€œGod willing, with the force of God behind it, we shall soon experience a world
without the United States and Zionism."€ -- Iran President Ahmadi-Nejad

Thursday, October 16, 2008

Taking A Peek Behind Bill Ayers' Office Door

Campaign '08: An op-ed writer thinks Bill Ayers is now a model citizen. If that's the case, why would an unrepentant terrorist have an unrepentant cop killer's picture on his office door?

Wednesday's piece by Thomas Frank, the Wall Street Journal's newest columnist, follows religiously the latest Barack Obama talking point about the former Weather Underground leader Bill Ayers.

He may have been a terrorist who blew up buildings and tried to kill people, but "the man has become such a good citizen he ought to be an honorary Eagle Scout."

That is the latest contention by Obama and his fellow travelers on the Ayers relationship. Ayers has morphed from a guy who just lived in Obama's neighborhood to a guy he crossed paths with to a guy he once worked with to a guy who, when he belatedly found out about Ayers' past, he assumed had been rehabilitated.

As John McCain suggested in the Hofstra debate Wednesday, Ayers past has become almost secondary to Obama's obfuscation of their past relationship.

It is part of the Obama pattern that includes ..... [continue reading]


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