Reader: Andrew Breitbart's Barack Obama video helps Democrats more than GOP
Our post yesterday about footage of young Barack Obama introducing controversial Harvard professor Derrick Bell (a clip hyped as a blockbuster by provocateur Andrew Breitbart shortly before his death) attracted some sharp commentary. Here's an example from a reader who thinks such attacks are apt to backfire.
Executive Gifts writes:
Please, please, pretty please with Limbaugh on top...give the tea/GOP all the rope they want! Tea/Gop top targets are women, women, people of color and poor. Clawing back civil rights fought for and won, decades ago.
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