[Marxism] Mchael Harrington

Dennis Brasky dmozart1756 at gmail.com
Wed May 8 21:24:03 MDT 2013


In this time of growing calls for left unity, I hope that no one considers
this to be sectarian. Harrington and his ilk totally deserve this
condemnation.


On Wed, May 8, 2013 at 10:58 PM, Joaquín Bustelo <jbustelo at gmail.com> wrote:

>
> In my book, at least, Michael Harrington wasn't wrong. He was a scab. A
> Judas goat. A traitor.
>
> Some people say Harrington was "against" the Vietnam War. Bullshit. He was
> a firm supporter of American imperialism. He was critical of the way the
> U.S. went about imposing its imperial rule  because it was clumsy,
> ham-handed and ineffective -- not because it was wrong. He focused his
> energy not on  combating the war, but on countering the antiwar movement.
> He was a vicious red-baiting opponent of the antiwar movement who used his
> supposedly "critical" stance towards the war to make his fifth-columnist
> sabotage of the antiwar movement more effective.
>
>



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