[Marxism] where Obamaism seems to be going

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Thu Jul 17 12:08:48 MDT 2008


Dbachmozart at aol.com wrote:
> 
> Obama goes a step further in deviating from Alinskyism to  the right, 
> by rejecting its "confrontationalism," which severs its rhetoric of  
> "empowerment" from political action and contestation entirely and merges the  notion 
> into the pop-psychological, big box Protestant, Oprah Winfrey, Reaganite  
> discourse of self-improvement/personal responsibility. 

But Adolph Reed says that it is okay to vote for Obama anyhow. He also 
pushed for a "lesser-evil" vote for Hillary Clinton as well. It amazes 
me how he can combine blustering with accommodationism so deftly.





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