Wow, the Obama talking points are getting around fast. The latest: get outraged about Palin’s and Juliani’s sarcastic remarks about Obama’s “community organizer” credential. Michelle did a far better run-down than I could on this issue, but here’s the meat of it:
Let me clarify something. Nobody is mocking community organizers in church basements and community centers across the country working to improve their neighbors’ lives. What deserves ridicule is the notion that Barack Obama’s brief stint as a South Side rabble-rouser for tax-subsidized, partisan non-profits qualifies as executive experience you can believe in.
What deserves derision is “community organizing” that relies of a community of homeless people and ex-cons to organize for the purpose of registering dead people and shaking down corporations and using the race card as a bludgeon.
As I’ve reported previously, Obama’s community organizing days revolved around training grievance-mongers from the far left group ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now). The ACORN mob is infamous for its bully tactics (which they dub “direct actions”); Obama supporters have recounted his role in organizing an ambush of a government planning meeting on a landfill project opposed by Chicago minority lobbies.
So, those of you getting in said snit: unbunch your underwear. You don’t like Palin, Juliani, McCain anyway, so stop feigning outrange over a manufactured/perceived slight. True, this is Michelle speaking and not Palin, Juliani, or McCain actually clarifying, but like that would matter to you anyway.
Stick to Palin’s family; that’s what all the cool kids are doing anyway.