Referring to Obama’s comment as “foolishness,” Mitt Romney aptly said the president wants Americans to be “ashamed of success.” The presidential candidate said he found it “extraordinary that a philosophy of that nature would be spoken by the president of the United States.”
Yet the Rev. Wright, Obama’s self-described mentor and sounding board, espoused views that similarly belittled success.
Wright’s philosophy, which he called the "Black Value System," denounced “our racist competitive society” and included the disavowal of the pursuit of “middle-classness.”
That was defined as a way American society seduced blacks into achieving economic success, thus snaring them rather than “killing them off directly” or “placing them in concentration camps.”
“We are only able to maintain our level of living by making sure that Third World people live in grinding poverty,” Wright has said. “God d*** America!”
As a community organizer, Obama’s job was to make people more dependent on the government and to further victimhood and self-pity. “A community organizer organizes people who have had difficulty producing,” Alphonso Jackson, President George W. Bush’s secretary of Housing and Urban Development, has told me. “When you are a community organizer, what you get most of the time is people telling you what their problems are and why they don’t succeed.”
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