April 25, 2016

This guy was an organizer?

We have always been a bit skeptical of Obama's off cited role as an organizer and activist before he got into politics. His recent comment about social movements suggest we were not off track:
The value of social movements and activism is to get you at the table, get you in the room, and then to start trying to figure out how is this problem going to be solved. You then have a responsibility to prepare an agenda that is achievable, that can institutionalize the changes you seek, and to engage the other side, and occasionally to take half a loaf that will advance the gains that you seek, understanding that there’s going to be more work to do, but this is what is achievable at this moment.
This is perhaps the most pathetic description of organizing we've seen. 

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