Are you really shocked?
Activist recalls president's time with radical Chicago political group
Posted: August 23, 2009
4:27 pm Eastern
By Aaron Klein
© 2009 WorldNetDaily
Excerpt from New Party publication (Courtesy New Zeal blog)
JERUSALEM – President Obama participated in a controversial 1990s political party with a socialist agenda, recalls a major member of the organization known as the New Party.
WND previously reported on newspaper evidence showing Obama was a member of the New Party, which sought to elect members to public office with the aim of moving the Democratic Party far leftward to ultimately form a new political party with a socialist agenda.
Now a former top member of the New Party recounted in a WND e-mail interview Obama's participation with his organization.
"A subcommittee met with (Obama) to interview him to see if his stand on the living wage and similar reforms was the same as ours," recalled Marxist activist Carl Davidson.
"We determined that our views on these overlapped, and we could endorse his campaign in the Democratic Party," Davidson said. Davidson was a Chicago member and activist within the New Party.
He told WND he handled some of the New Party member databases and
attending most of the party's