“At times of economic scarcity: generally, the politicians in this country right now want to look for scape goats, want to organize around race as opposed to around principle and around values, and I think that’s a mistake. I think that can be countered but its going to require the kind of grass roots mobilization and the kinds of work at a local level that I think I talk about in those chapters about Chicago.” — interview with Obama 1995
Think about that now 20 years later. Who organizes around race, while ignoring principle and values? Unless, of course, your twisted political ideology is your principle and values. With Obama and his merry band of enablers, ideology substitutes for principle.