Newly uncovered correspondence quotes a purported communist activist claiming he served as political mentor to President Obama’s Senior Adviser David Axelrod.
The correspondence is highlighted in a brand-new book that exposes evidence of Axelrod working closely with a pair of communist activists who boasted of aiding Axelrod’s political career.
“The Manchurian President: Barack Obama’s Ties to Communists, Socialists and other Anti-American Extremists” also ties Obama to the same activists.
The title from WND senior reporter and WABC Radio host Aaron Klein skyrocketed to No. 1 on the non-fiction list at Amazon.com upon its official release last week.
The book documents how Don Rose, founder of the pro-communist Hyde Park Voices and member in the 1960s of a purported Communist Party front, the Alliance to End Repression, boasted of his relationship with Axelrod:
“Your dad and I ‘mentored’ and helped educate [Axelrod] politically,” Rose writes, “which is perhaps why you may recall seeing him hanging around the house.”
Rose was writing to Marc Canter, the son of the late David S. Canter, who was co-founder of the Voices newspaper and was named as a communist in the late 1960′s by the House Committee on Un-American Activities.
“I later wrote a reference letter for him (Axelrod) that helped him win an internship at the Tribune, which was the next step in his journalism career,” admitted Rose, referring to an internship Axelrod landed at the Chicago Tribune in 1977.
The newspaper later hired Axelrod full-time. At the age of 27, Axelrod became the youngest Tribune writer when he served as the City Hall Bureau Chief and a political columnist for the publication.
Rose’s correspondence with Marc Canter, highlighted in “The Manchurian President,” came in response to blog reports claiming Axelrod worked for Rose’s Hyde Park Voices, when it was a similar sounding newspaper, the Hyde Park Herald, that employed Axelrod for a short period of time.
The correspondence was later posted on Marc Canter’s personal blog.
Axelrod, meanwhile, worked again with Rose and Canter when Obama’s future top adviser was hired in 1987 to aid in the successful reelection campaign of Harold Washington, Chicago’s first black mayor. Washington himself was supported by a coalition of communist and socialist groups.
Canter, a key Chicago political fixer, was reportedly instrumental in convincing Washington to first run as Chicago’s mayor in 1981.
Rose and Axelrod then worked together again, running the 1992 senatorial campaign of Carol Moseley Braun, whose election was notoriously aided by a massive voter registration drive led by Obama himself at Chicago’s Project Vote.
Rose was later an organizing member of Chicagoans Against the War in Iraq, the group that invited Obama to speak at its October 2, 2002, antiwar rally in Chicago – an address that was said to propel Obama to national attention.
“The Manchurian President” documents how that rally was also organized by Marxist Carl Davidson and extremist activists Marilyn Katz and Bettylu Saltzman.
Davidson is a notorious far-left activist and former radical national leader in the anti-Vietnam movement. He served as national secretary for the infamous Students for a Democratic Society anti-war group, from which Ayers’ Weathermen later splintered.
Davidson was a founder of the New Party, a controversial 1990s political party that sought to elect members to public office with the aim of moving the Democratic Party far leftward to ultimately form a new political party with a socialist agenda.
“The Manchurian President” boasts new evidence, including an exclusive interview with Davidson himself, indicating Obama was a New Party member.
Book exposes radical nexus aiding Obama inside and outside White House
With almost 900 citations, the book bills itself as the most exhaustive
investigation ever performed into Obama’s political background and
radical ties. Klein’s co-author is historian and researcher Brenda J.
The book seeks to expose an extremist coalition of communists, socialists and other radicals working both inside and outside the administration to draft and advance current White House policy goals.
“The Manchurian President” contains potentially explosive information not only about President Obama, but also concerning other officials in the White House, including top czars and senior advisers such as Axelrod and Valerie Jarrett.
The book also includes an extensive investigation into Obama’s own background. The work uncovers, among many other things, Obama’s early years, including his previously overlooked early childhood ties to a radical, far-left church. The book provides copious new details about Obama’s deep ties to the unrepentant Weatherman Underground terrorist group founder William Ayers and about the president’s boyhood years in Indonesia, the world’s most populous Muslim nation.
Of all Obama’s radical associates from the past, few received more attention or were as shocking as his connection to Ayers. The book uncovers for the first time where and how Obama first met Ayers – and it is much earlier than previously believed.
“The Manchurian President” also unmasks, exclusively, important aspects of Obama’s carefully covered-up college years, with new details of his student career at Occidental College and later at Columbia University.
Obama’s associations with the Nation of Islam, Black Liberation theology and black political extremists also are revealed, with extensive new information on the subjects.
Also detailed are Obama’s deep ties to ACORN, which are much more extensive than previously documented elsewhere. The book crucially describes how a socialist-led, ACORN-affiliated union helped facilitate Obama’s political career and now exerts major influence in the White House.
In one chapter, the book unmasks the extremists among Obama’s “czars” and other top advisers, including new information linking Axelrod and Jarrett to communist activists.
The many issues pertaining to Obama’s eligibility to be president are carefully examined and given a much more extensive analysis than in previous works, including questions about Obama’s birth documentation and whether or not he legally qualifies as a “natural-born citizen” according to the U.S. Constitution.
“The Manchurian President” also exposes how Obama’s health-care policy, masked by moderate populist rhetoric, was pushed along and partially crafted by extremists, some of whom reveal in their own words that their principal aim is to achieve corporate socialist goals and a vast increase in government powers.
“I believe this work is crucial to Americans from across the political spectrum,” says Klein, “including mainstream Democrats who should be alarmed that their party has been hijacked by an extreme-left fringe bent on permanently changing the party to fit its radical agenda.
“Indeed, this book will document, with new information, Obama’s own involvement with a socialist party whose explicit goal was to infiltrate and eventually take over the Democratic Party and mold it into a socialist organization,” Klein claims.
Klein began investigating Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign and broke major national stories. He first exposed the politician’s association with Ayers in a widely circulated WND article.
That story prompted the Nation magazine to lament, via the CBS News website, that “mainstream reporters now call the Obama campaign to ask about Klein’s articles.”
It was in a WABC Radio interview with Klein that Ahmed Yousef, chief political adviser to Hamas, “endorsed” Obama for president, generating world headlines and sparking controversy. Republican presidential nominee Sen. John McCain and Obama repeatedly traded public barbs over Hamas’ positive comments.
Klein was among the first reporters to expose that Obama’s “green jobs” czar, Van Jones, founded a communist organization and called for “resistance” against the U.S. government. The theme was picked up and expanded upon by the Fox News Channel’s Glenn Beck, leading to Jones’ resignation last September.
Co-author Brenda J. Elliott is a historian, author and investigative researcher known for her blogging during the 2008 presidential election about Ayers, Tony Rezko and other controversial figured linked to Obama. Since 1988, Elliott has been responsible for a number of historical projects, has won an award by Project Censored for her work and has been named “One of the Intriguing People” by Central Florida magazine.
The introduction to “The Manchurian President” relates: “Barack Obama is backed by and deeply tied to an anti-American fringe nexus that, as this book will show, was instrumental not only in mentoring Obama and helping him to build his political career, but essentially in overthrowing the moderate wing of the Democratic Party and in securing and powerfully influencing Obama’s presidency.
“As will be seen, these radical associates not only continue to influence Obama and White House strategy, but some are directly involved in creating the very policies intended to undermine or radically transform the United States of America.”
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