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|User Info||Why Obama got the youth vote: Our "Education" system; entered at 2010-10-04 15:24:12|
Registered: 2010-03-09 New Jersey
"OK, it's pretty clear Barack Obama was not only the first part black President, he was also the first affirmative action President. Now, I'm not contending his qualifications, such as a Harvard Law Degree and Senate experience, were accomplished primarily on the basis of his race. I surmise he legitimately attained these accolades. Rather I am pointing at his ascension to the Presidency and his unparalleled success amongst the (white liberal) youth vote.
We all know about "white guilt" and how it manifests in white support for affirmative action, diversity programs, and other race baiting. But this generation has been inundated with another deleterious aspect of racial brainwashing. The generation comprising individuals of the ages 18-35 have grown up in a society entirely lacking in racial segregation. They've grown up post-LBJ, the time period when the national policy began to require the majority "raising the status of the Negro."
As a result, our Marxist dominated educational systems (and popular culture and media) have taken the role of The Party, Orwell's paragon of public control. The teachers and schools have decided not only to present history, but to rewrite it with a revisionist slant designed to glorify the achievements of blacks and denigrate the oppressive system created by whites. So, unsurprisingly, we get results like the following:
According to the current youth, MLK, Rosa Parks, and Harriet Tubman are the most important Americans. Notice the link between them? More important than the Wright Bros, Bill Gates, Jonas Salk, Ben Franklin, Thomas Paine, etc.
Today's youth have internalized the overemphasis on black achievement. Subsequently, they subconsciously connect American progress with primarily the progress of blacks. The most important events in our history classes aren't American Independence or the defeat of totalitarians regimes or Communism; no it's protected minorities being granted rights (not that there's anything wrong with that). The Civil War has become a tale of slavery, not economics. The Civil Rights Era trumps Sputnik and the end of the Cold War. MLK has become a demi-god, the only individual besides Jesus with a national holiday on his birthday. Jackie Robinson, not Babe Ruth or Mickey Mantle or Sandy Kouvax, is the most famous baseball player of all time. Let me qualify this: The progression of blacks was a wonderful step forward for this country, but when it begins to outshine more important progress, the kind that has facilitated American hegemony, and become the most pivotal type of progress, there's a problem.
When the youth saw Barack Obama, they actually did see "Change and Hope." They saw their unique opportunity to be a Rosa Parks, a Union soldier, or a Harriet Tubman. The media deluged them with the monumental possibility of the "first Black President". This could be their "first Black ____" and they were going to make it happen! Their vote was indicative of the ultimate type of change: the kind where blacks achieve some monumental ascension. So the youth voted to engage in the kind of change their history teachers taught them was the most important.
Knowing this, is it any coincidence that the youth were so enthralled by a charismatic black man?"
Last modified: 2010-10-04 15:38:50 by chronobound