The Ultimate Guide to the Ayers Controversy
Cannonfire - October 18, 2008
Correspondent G, whom you may know from previous posts, wrote a letter to FactCheck.org on their treatment of the Obama/Ayers linkage. (FactCheck, perhaps not-so-coincidentally, is a creature of the Annenberg fund.) G’s long and impeccably-researched text is, in my view, the most rational and comprehensible rejoinder ever provided to those who would pooh-pooh the candidate’s longstanding connection to Ayers. I am proud to present this piece, which I’ve edited slightly for format (embedding the links and so forth).
Yes, this is a long read. Nevertheless, I urge you to take the time to go over it — at the end, you’ll be ten or twenty times smarter than the average bear. Everything that follows comes from G, who provides the documented facts that FactCheck would prefer to ignore:
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