Saul Alinsky’s name has been thrown around a lot recently. Who is he, what did he do, and why are people so afraid of him?
Two days into the coronation of Donald J. Trump, the arrival of Saul Alinsky, in all his dead Jewish radical glory, was not a surprise.
CLEVELAND (JTA) — Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson criticized Hillary Clinton for admiring Saul Alinsky, a far-left activist who praised “Lucifer” in his most famous book. Speaking at the tail-end of the Republican National Convention Tuesday, Carson said Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, was unfit for the presidency because Alinsky was one of…
Unless America has metamorphosed completely, it is an intolerance that is bound to emerge and grow steadily stronger if a Brooklyn-born, Jewish son of a Holocaust survivor from Poland seems poised to become America’s strongest leader, even if his name sounds lily-white American like Sanders.
“Republicans have created this completely fictional president. His name is Barack X. And he is an Islamo-Socialist-Revolutionary who is coming for your guns, raising your taxes, slashing the military, apologizing to other countries, and taking his cues from Europe, or worse yet…Saul Alinsky!”
When Newt Gingrich is called out for using the phrase “food stamp president,” he fiercely defends the idea that he is simply pointing out the obvious: that under Obama more people signed up for food stamps. Simple as that. He is not gently plucking racist tropes for the benefit of his base, but just telling it like it is. The man has plausible deniability. He can wink and then say he was just blinking.