Just yesterday I wrote:
For a Chicago pol, whose path to prominence came not via intellectual brilliance or personal charisma but through behind-the-scenes machinations to get opponents thrown off the ballot or have their sealed divorce records made public, “by any means necessary” is not only a tactic, it’s a categorical imperative.
Well, looky here: “We Will Not Be Silenced, 2008.”
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Maybe the New Black Panther intimidation case is not an isolated event. This could be the tip of a very large iceberg… stay tuned. But —
Somewhere, the ghost of George Washington Plunkitt is smiling.