QOTD: The new “great communicator”

Ajamu Baraka

Camouflaging the reality of elite domination with rhetorical sleight of hand techniques and symbol manipulation has catapulted Barack Obama over Ronald Reagan as the new “great communicator.” And while this privileging of style over substance is not new in bourgeois politics, Obama’s ability to demobilize opposition from the left sets him apart and is becoming a model for liberal accommodationist parties.

…the bait and then switch policies of the Obama era…promised liberal reforms but delivered neoliberal austerity and permanent war…

http://www.blackagendareport.com/node/14724

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