Communist Party USA celebrates Obama's re-election

Joe Newby
Elections Examiner

The Communist Party USA is celebrating Barack Obama’s re-election victory, according to two reports published since Tuesday.

Trevor Loudon wrote Thursday that Sam Webb, leader of the Communist Party USA, “hailed the election of Party ‘friend’ Barack Obama, as the ‘dawn of a new era.’”

“The Party is cock-a-hoop over Obama’s victory, seeing it as both a repudiation of the conservative agenda and an opportunity to move the United States further towards socialism,” Loudon wrote.

“The Communist Party said a year ago that the 2012 elections would be the main front of the class and democratic struggle, and subsequent events have confirmed that fact,” Webb wrote at the Communist People’s World Tuesday.

Jim Hoft posted a screenshot of another article at the People’s World celebrating Obama’s victory. That article, published the day after Tuesday’s election, declares “We won!”

Stewart Acuff went on to say that Communists must “act with boldness” to advance their cause and “push history forward.”…

The article continues at Election Examiner.

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Update: “Because Romney made opposition to raising tax rates on the superwealthy part of his campaign…”  “Obama seemed to interpret his defeat of his GOP challenger as a referendum on this point…”

Update 2: No, Americans did not vote for Socialism on Tuesday

…Obama largely avoided campaigning on his big government policies because he knew they didn’t sell with the American people.  Even Obama is aware that the American people don’t really want big government…

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