In his victory speech in South Carolina, Gingrich three times invoked the name of a Chicago community organizer who died 40 years ago in order to denounce Obama as a “Saul Alinsky radical.”(full story at thedailybeast.com)
It’s a safe bet that only a tiny minority of the general public could even vaguely identify the late Mr. Alinsky, but among hard-core conservatives Gingrich’s red-meat rhetoric and conspiratorial winks strike a deep emotional chord. The harsher his denunciations of the president and his media apologists, the greater the confidence among right-wing true-believers that Gingrich won’t retreat or equivocate in his muscular assaults on the evils of liberalism.
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Ridicule is man's most potent weapon - Saul Alinsky
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