WATCHWOMAN WARNING! ATTENTION: ALL WHO BELIEVE THAT COMMUNISM DIED THE DAY THE BERLIN WALL CAME DOWN. ▬ DONNA CALVIN
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|WRITTEN BY SAM BLUMENFELD|
|FRIDAY, 22 JULY 2011 17:44|
|It’s been more than two and a half years since Barack Obama was inaugurated President of the United States. During that time he seems to have undergone some kind of metamorphosis from a left-wing, radical, socialist community organizer to the leader of the Democrat Party. And because the establishment media sees him mainly as a Democrat politician they are a bit confused by his refusal to act like a normal Democrat in the give and take between Dems and Republicans on the Hill.What they forget is that he was elected by the left to destroy American capitalism. So it’s essential to remind those who voted for him, exactly how he intended to transform America, and what that transformed America will be like. And who better to explain that than the U.S. Communist Party itself which was rooting for Obama during the campaign.In a letter to the official Communist Party newspaper, People’s Weekly World, published after Obama’s win in Iowa, we got a very clear idea of what American communists saw in Obama’s presidential bid:Obama’s victory was more than a progressive move; it was a dialectical leap ushering in a qualitatively new era of struggle. Marx once compared revolutionary struggle with the work of the mole, who sometimes burrows so far beneath the ground that he leaves no trace of his movement on the surface. This is the old revolutionary ‘mole,’ not only showing his traces on the surface but also breaking through.The old pattern of politics as usual has been broken. It may not have happened as we expected but what matters is that it happened. The message is clear: We can and must defeat the ultra-right, by uniting the broadest possible coalition that will represent an overwhelming majority of the people in a new political dynamic.
Note the use of Marxist language: dialectical leap; a new political dynamic; revolutionary struggle; new era of struggle; the mole. These are words and concepts that Obama understood.