Sunday, August 16, 2009

The arc of history is long but it bends toward bankruptcy

Financial Times:

Opponents of Barack Obama’s healthcare proposals are using the tactics of Saul Alinksy, the legendary leftwing activist who helped inspire the US president when he was a young community organiser, says Dick Armey, head of Freedom Works, a group fighting against universal healthcare.

Opponents have also tapped the moral conviction of Martin Luther King, Jr. and channeled the spirit of Sojourner Truth into a popular tract entitled, "Ain't I a Woman Who'd Rather Leave It to the Market?"

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