AG Eric Holder Involved in Armed Takeover at Columbia University as Student

Kyle Becker
Independent Journal Review
10/1/2012

The Daily Caller has unearthed a story from Eric Holder’s college days (as well as a snazzy photo):

As a freshman at Columbia University in 1970, future Attorney General Eric Holder participated in a five-day occupation of an abandoned Naval Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC) headquarters with a group of black students later described by the university’s Black Students’ Organization as “armed.”

As the story relates, Holder bragged about his involvement in the “rise of black consciousness” protests at Columbia. He also lied about the timing of protests, since he was a Freshman and not a Senior when they occurred. Ahh, the 70s, it was all such a haze of choom and misguided radicalism.

But despite the belief of millions that whenever any Democrat holds radical beliefs in college that he automatically grows up and moves on once he enters the workforce and dons a suit and tie, there simply are no compelling conversion stories or disavowals of radicalism in the Obama administration. Thus, it is legitimate to draw a direct line between current policies and the past radical beliefs and actions of members of this administration…

The article continues at Independent Journal Review.

Also at the site, Univision: Fast and Furious tied to surge in Mexican drug cartel massacres

Update: Eric Holder’s Violent Black Militance: How Was this Covered-Up? at Gulag Bound

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