In his biography of Barack Obama, David Mendell writes about Obama’s life as a “secret smoker” and how he “went to great lengths to conceal the habit.” But what about Obama’s secret political life? It turns out that Obama’s childhood mentor, Frank Marshall Davis, was a communist.I'm inclined to believe Mr. Keyes. There is more to come about Obama's Marxist roots as well as his plans for America. His positions, policies and plans have remained mysterious and ephemeral to date. I don't think Barack's failure to state his platform clearly isn't a mistake.
In his books, Obama admits attending “socialist conferences” and coming into contact with Marxist literature. But he ridicules the charge of being a “hard-core academic Marxist,” which was made by his colorful and outspoken 2004 U.S. Senate opponent, Republican Alan Keyes.
Hope and change can mean anything you want. He's counting on this indefinable quality to work for him better than deliberate obfuscation.