ACORN = Bill Ayers’s Weather Underground

I just realized that ACORN and William Ayers’s terrorist group, the Weather Underground, have the same parent (or perhaps grandparent): Students for a Democratic Society.

Both grew out of the radical 1960s group, Students for a Democratic Society, but took different paths.

The Weather Underground decided violence was the way to change society, but its sister (or perhaps cousin would be a better word), ACORN, decided that community organizing was the way to change society.

It would even be fair to say that ACORN is in a sense the nonviolent version of the Weather Underground.

In this sense, the connection between Ayers and Barack Obama is even closer than I thought previously.

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