Even Lenin would be impressed

Melanie Phillips:

Trevor Loudon has got hold of a fascinating analysis of Prez-elect Obama’s administrative appointments by Mark Rudd and Jeff Jones, two former Weather Underground terrorists (chums of Obama’s old ally [chance acquaintance], the unrepentant former WU terrorist William Ayers). The two of them are now on the board of Movement for a Democratic society, in turn the parent body of Progressives for Obama, the leading leftist lobby group behind Obama’s presidential campaign. And waddya know – just like me they believe Obama is practising stealth politics with a degree of sophistication and success with which ‘even Lenin would be impressed.’ As they say, Obama knows that he must be subtle and reassure even the most conservative of his opponents if he is to achieve his radical goals…

Read Phillips for key excerpts from the articles by MDS members. Here is the link to Trevor Loudon’s writeup with more complete information.
Phillips continues:

The key is the stupidity of so many of Obama’s opponents, amplified by the credulousness and prejudices of the media and the ignorance of the public. The shallow Republicans and their supporters in the media and blogosphere have in large measure fallen for Obama’s stealth politics hook, line and sinker. As a result of his ‘centris’ appointments which have got them absurdly cooing over people like Clinton and Holder, Gates and Jones, their guard is now totally lowered. They still don’t know the true nature of what has hit them — and at this rate will never know until they wake up one morning to a transformed America and a free world that has lost the war being fought against it.
And the more the left shrieks ‘betrayal’, the more American conservatives will wrap themselves in denial. But characters like Rudd and Jones are the horse’s mouth. They know from the inside the manipulative and stealthy game that is being played here. Lenin would be impressed indeed.

As further background, here are a series of Obama posts from the general election:
Clarifying the deeper problems with Barack Obama
Summarizing the philosophical problems with Barack Obama’s view of the world
More troubling thoughts about the One
Crisply defining the core problem with Obama’s economic and tax policies
On Obama’s economic and tax policies
Multiple choice options regarding Obama’s “spread the wealth” comment
Any bids for $75,000?
Yep, that’d be my reaction
Obama and ACORN’s overt and criminal voter fraud acts
McCarthy: Stifling political debate with threats of prosecution is not the “rule of law” – it’s tyranny
Obama on his desire for a civilian national security force
Does Obama believe in liberty?
Obama vs. McGovern on eliminating secret union elections
Obama’s fundraising: Insufficient transparency and yet more unanswered questions
A rare Zen moment of simplicity
Senator Obama’s naive, ahistorical, and unrealistic foreign policy viewpoints: His Achilles Heel for the November election
On Obama’s disarmament priorities
On Obama’s healthcare policies
On Obama’s extreme abortion beliefs
Obama’s views on coal industry
Oh my, it just never stops: In the tank for Obama
Creepy, indeed
Creepy, again
An argument for divided government
Anyone want to bet on what direction Obama wants to take America?

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Ragin' Rhode Islander
Ragin' Rhode Islander
13 years ago

I fear for this country, truly fear for it, for we face a non-military existential threat — and most don’t realize it, which bodes well for its ultimate success.
In particular, the GOP is clueless, still believing (and acting) as if this is a conventional political contest.
Meanwhile “mainstream” Democrats are akin to the Russian Provisional Government, presided over by Alexander Kerensky, that succeeded Tsar Nicholas II. They acted in concert with the Bolsheviks to overthrow what they believed (with more than a little justification) was a tyrannical regime, and believed that Lenin and his Bolsheviks were just a little more strident, but acting in good faith and had the best interests of the people at heart.
The “mainstream” Democrats may well soon find out, like Kerensky did, that the neo-Bolsheviks (Obama and his minions) have used them and will soon revolt and throw them aside as well … harking the beginning of tyranny far in excess of the Tsar.
And the “mainstream media” plays along, filling the role that Lenin described as “useful idiots.”

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