(LA Progressive) -- President Obama’s latest broken commitment to millions of undocumented immigrants and their supporters is a stab in the back to all activists working for social change. After setting an end of summer deadline for an Executive Order legalizing millions, the President has again insisted that the Time is (Not) Now.
Obama’s message to activists is clear: if you believe that politicians will reward organizing and mobilizing for change, you are naïve. Democratic Party Presidents don’t care what their base thinks, and if activists don’t like it, tough.
Not since former Obama Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel was caught on tape saying “F— the Left” have we seen such naked contempt for those whose labors put Obama in the White House.
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