Without any hope of winning on the issues, Republicans are now attacking Barack Obama for his relationship with a former member of the Weather Underground.
There’s a sad aspect to the way the candidate’s association with Bill Ayers has been distorted. Indeed, the way what Ayers himself did has been distorted.
I refuse to let the Rush Limbaughs and Sean Hannitys rewrite the history of the 1960s. Ayers and his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, were heroes who made tremendous sacrifices in the name of stopping an illegal, evil war.