I just got a copy of Stanley Kurtz's new book, Radical-in-Chief: The Untold Story of American Socialism, in the mail yesterday. I'm touched because it was a gift from the author.
I'm looking forward to reading it over the Christmas break. I've already read the first chapter, for free, on-line. As you may know, Kurtz uses a portion of that first chapter to report my take on young Barack Obama's commitment to Marxist socialist ideology. I met the young Obama while he was a sophomore at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
From my perspective, Kurtz is certainly the author who is most influential in changing people's minds when it comes to understanding Obama's ideological perspective. For example, Paul Mirengoff at Power Line seems to have decided that Obama is a socialist thanks to Kurtz's argument in Radical-In-Chief. See, Is Barack Obama a Socialist, Part One
For my personal account on young Obama's Marxist socialist ideology and the implications of that awareness for my take on Obama's life story, see Face to Face with Young Marxist Obama
So far, my take on young Obama's Marxist socialist perpective has also been featured in Michael Savage's Trickle Up Poverty and Paul Kengor's Dupes.
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