Skip to comments.From the Pen of David Horowitz: October 10, 2009
Posted on 10/10/2009 12:59:33 PM PDT by HorowitzianConservative
-- Radical Son
I first became aware of politics, in the ordinary sense, during the presidential election of 1948. My parents and their friends belonged to the Democratic Party and had voted for Roosevelt. It was what they called their mass workgoing to where the people were, in order to lead them to something better. This had been the Party line since the days of the Popular Front, when under orders from Moscow the comrades abandoned their ultra left position and stopped calling Roosevelt a fascist. Communism is twentieth-century Americanism, the Party leader Earl Browder had said, promoting the spirit of cooperation during the war against Hitler. But the postwar conflict over Eastern Europe had changed all that. William Z. Foster had replaced Browder, and had summoned progressives to an all-out resistance to fascist America.
As the election of 1948 approached, the Democrats split into three factions. On the right, the Southern Dixiecrats were angry at Trumans support for civil rights, and formed a new party behind the candidacy of Gov. Strom Thurmond. On the left, the Communists were upset with the Truman Doctrine, which promised support for free peoples who were resisting Stalins conquest of Eastern Europe. They regarded Truman as a warmonger and formed the Progressive Party to oppose him behind the candidacy of Henry Wallace. The fact that Truman was a strong proponent of civil rights had been eclipsed in their eyes by his anti-Communist policies. Their allegiance to the Soviet Union took precedence over their concern for anything else.
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David is the modern Whittaker Chambers.
“David is the modern Whittaker Chambers.”
...and would make a fine choice for a Conservative Administration Cabinet Position, especially in the Democommie clean-up that is surely coming.
I have Radical Son.
Communists have been adaptive.
Thesis, antithesis, synthesis:
Your fence post is crooked, Neighbor; allow me to straighten it--there, that's better--
--and gives the Left another meter of territory.
Now comes Hussein the blend of Davis and Alinsky.
The glorious Red Army in a blue suit.
Is that the headquarters of the KGB?
Well, now it’s called something else, but...
Yes, except it's a little known fact that David is actually a better dairy and hog farmer than Chambers...
Let me guess. That was right after 22 June 1941. Right?
I just ordered up “Radical Son” from our regional library system.
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