[Marxism] Rosenfeld Returns on Aoki

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Fri Sep 7 14:33:05 MDT 2012

On 9/7/12 4:13 PM, Jeff wrote:
> I believe that is how the average person would view it, and Rosenfeld would
> have understood that reaction. So he pointed to the irony of it all, making
> his revelations all the more surprising. Had he really been trying to
> accuse the FBI of consciously trying to arm the panthers, he would have
> needed to explain what an agent-provocateur is, as well as what Aoki did.

Except the book is a cautionary tale about violence. Rosenfeld's hero is 
Mario Savio and Richard Aoki serves as a useful demon to explain why 
Reagan triumphed.

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