Monday, October 06, 2008

AYERS CONNECTION: You are known by the company you keep!

[Courtesy of - The Real Barrack Obama]

The Apostle Paul warned, "Do not be deceived: 'Bad company corrupts good morals.'" (1 Corinthians 15:33)

Or as "five feet of fury" says, There's nothing wrong with "guilt by association" if the person you're associating with is guilty of something... The McCain campaign needs to spin the Ayers connection much better."
It's about the fact that Ayers went from domestic terrorist to "respected community leader", to the point where Ayers was throwing well attended fundraisers for Obama, and they sat on boards together. [fff]
The 60s have spawned a lot of stuff but the Ayers-Dohrn-Obama connection may well be one of the most pernicious and dangerous!
... that means Obama isn't a decent, intelligent person. Period. He's just another craven, arrogant, Chicago style politician. [fff]
How can anyone say that! We can because Obama is guilty by association! No amount of spin, no amount of condemnation, no amount of denial is going to eradicate the fact that he associated with know domestic terrorists and leftist, anti-American idealists.

Not once but on numerous occasions; not just one of the above but numerous individuals.
What does it tell you about Obama and his policies and his worldview that people like Ayers and his ilk are obviously going to vote for the guy? [fff]
It tells us they know something the American people need to know! Regardless of whether McCain-Palin achieve the White House, the American people have a right to know the truth about a possible wolf in sheep's clothing.

Critics of the McCain-Palin camp (for making this an issue) demand evidence; they say if it's true why isn't the MSM all over this? The easy answer goes without saying. But ...
No evidence? Well, Stanley Kurtz and Steve Diamond, two of the only journalists actually interested enough to look into the relationship, would beg to differ about the extent of Obama’s relationship with Ayers ... [David Thompson]
Bottom-line, it doesn't matter whose feelings or sensibilities are tweaked; what matters is informing the American people regardless of where the votes fall.

And below that bottom-line is the question of Obama's twenty year association with the very wrong Rev. Wright ... he's fair game.

Why McCain waited for a hail-Mary moment is a mystery to all.

David Thompson wonders ...
... what the precise level of ostracism should be for those, like Ayers, who show no contrition for past sins. But I find it remarkable that so little stigma is apparent. There is a double standard here, whereby leftwing extremism, even of the most contemptible kind, is excused as some youthful exuberance or badge of credibility.
But can the same be said for rightwing extremism? Say a Todd Palin-David Duke connection from twenty years ago? Would the press excuse that?

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