How Much Did Prof. Bell Influence Obama’s Ideology?

Big Journalism

Remember this audio of a then State Senator Obama speaking on civil rights and the courts on a Illinois radio station? Back during the 2008 campaign the interview became a topic of discussion mainly centered on whether or not Obama is / was a socialist. Given the new attention being paid to Obama’s relationship with radical Harvard professor, Derrick Bell, some of the things said during the interview have a lot more context.

Could this be one of the reasons why Obama’s relationship with Bell was downplayed?

Our friends over at Media Matters, in their attempt to prove people were calling Obama a socialist with no evidence, transcribed the full audio for us so it pleases me to use their research staff’s work so I don’t have research. Also, the original, longer, audio clip isn’t available as far as I can tell and I couldn’t transcribe the whole thing if I wanted.

Let’s look at what Obama said about the Warren Court…

Read the rest at Breitbart’s Big Journalism.

Update: Hannity, Thomas Sowell discuss Derrick Bell

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