I just heard a Fox News Radio (yes, Kids, as I always tell you, Fox is part of the LSM) report on the death of 94 year-old commie Pete Seeger. He was described as a “folk singer and political activist.” Seriously. Sort of like Bill Ayers was an education professor and political activist, I guess. In this piece from 2009, All American Blogger recounts Seeger’s commie history, and points out that he and “useful idiot” Bruce Springsteen performed for Obama in 2008. Here’s the photo that All American Blogger uses to illustrate his excellent post:
From The Daily Caller:
The New York Times wants you to know Pete Seeger renounced Joseph Stalin “years” before his 2007 song “Big Joe Blues.”
In fact, as the Times reported at the time, the folk singer criticized the Soviet dictator “at least as early” as 1993, only 40 years after Stalin’s death.
The Gray Lady dryly summarized the matter: “If anything, the interest in Mr. Seeger’s views on the Soviet Union shows the durability of cold war ideological debates.”
Of course, fellow pinko Barack Hussein Obama is praising the dead commie as someone who “believed deeply in the power of song” but also “in the power of community.” That’s lefty speak for understanding what all good community organizers understand; that is, how important it is for the federal government to use its massive coercive power to confiscate and redistribute wealth.
Reformed leftist has a good review of the 2007 documentary about Pete Seeger , “Pete Seeger: The Power of Song,” that recounts the “political activist’s” hypocrisy here.