By now, just about everyone who reads this fine blog will have seen or heard of the President’s very strange ad lib:
“Some powerful interests who had been dominating the agenda in Washington for a very long time and they’re not always happy with me. They talk about me like a dog. That’s not in my prepared remarks, but it’s true.”
Of course! As any good ultra-rightwing white clinger would know, the Prez was channeling none other than the great Jimi Hendrix. Have a listen to the lyrics of his “Stone Free”:
Not just the corrupt leadership now a days, but the communist infiltrators back when unions were vitally needed in this country. I am proud of the fact that my grandfather was a part of the sit-down strike of 1936-1937 that took over Fisher Body No. 1 in Flint for forty-four days (I was born and raised within ten miles of there). But here is a story that everybody should know–I’m +fifty and I’ve never heard it before–about the darker side of unionism. It was infiltrated by commies back in the years leading up to WWII. Don’t believe me, believe the Communist Party leader, Benjamin Gitlow.