Dig It… Terrorist Bill Ayers Now Writing Articles For The New York Times
Dig it!… Just a few years back his group was blowing up buildings in New York City, now Bill Ayers is contributing items to its leading paper.
…Only in AmeriKKKa!
Bill Ayers, the man who gave unrepentant domestic terrorists a bad name, continues to justify and diminish his violent criminal past for the Old Gray Lady today.
Barack Obama’s family friends Bill Ayers and Bernadine Dohrn are still unapologetic for their terrorist acts.
The New York Times reported:
IN the recently concluded presidential race, I was unwillingly thrust upon the stage and asked to play a role in a profoundly dishonest drama. I refused, and here’s why.
Unable to challenge the content of Barack Obama’s campaign, his opponents invented a narrative about a young politician who emerged from nowhere, a man of charm, intelligence and skill, but with an exotic background and a strange name. The refrain was a question: “What do we really know about this man?”
Secondary characters in the narrative included an African-American preacher with a fiery style, a Palestinian scholar and an “unrepentant domestic terrorist.” Linking the candidate with these supposedly shadowy characters, and ferreting out every imagined secret tie and dark affiliation, became big news.
I was cast in the “unrepentant terrorist” role; I felt at times like the enemy projected onto a large screen in the “Two Minutes Hate” scene from George Orwell’s “1984,” when the faithful gathered in a frenzy of fear and loathing.
With the mainstream news media and the blogosphere caught in the pre-election excitement, I saw no viable path to a rational discussion. Rather than step clumsily into the sound-bite culture, I turned away whenever the microphones were thrust into my face. I sat it out.
Now that the election is over, I want to say as plainly as I can that the character invented to serve this drama wasn’t me, not even close. Here are the facts:
I never killed or injured anyone. I did join the civil rights movement in the mid-1960s, and later resisted the draft and was arrested in nonviolent demonstrations. I became a full-time antiwar organizer for Students for a Democratic Society. In 1970, I co-founded the Weather Underground, an organization that was created after an accidental explosion that claimed the lives of three of our comrades in Greenwich Village. The Weather Underground went on to take responsibility for placing several small bombs in empty offices — the ones at the Pentagon and the United States Capitol were the most notorious — as an illegal and unpopular war consumed the nation.
So, what’s the big deal?
Jammie Wearing Fool has more on the terror group’s attacks or what Ayers calls “symbolic acts of extreme vandalism” in today’s article.
With all of the recent attention, Ayers, a noted Marxist, announced recently that he is re-issuing his 2001 anti-American book Fugitive Days. His other Marxist book Prairie Fire was dedicated to Sirhan Sirhan.
More… Jules Crittenden notes the dishonest reporting in today’s article.