Harvard Law offering ‘Understanding Obama’ course–taught by Obama mentor

Barack Obama at Harvard Law (Photo: NY Times) click on the image to enlarge

Erica Ritz
The Blaze

The sterling halls of academia are often targeted by conservatives for being political “indoctrination” centers, but Harvard Law may be taking it to another level. How? The prestigious school is now reportedly offering a for-credit “Understanding Obama” course.

(Related: Portland State University Offering ‘Revolutionary Marxism’ Course — And Wait Until You See the Syllabus)

According to the Harvard course catalog, “Understanding Obama” is taught by the president’s longtime mentor Charles Ogletree. Here’s how the course is described:

This reading group will focus on the way in which race, religion, and politics have impacted the development of President Obama as a leader. We will explore his views as a biracial child, his time as a student at Harvard Law School, the successes and failures of his political campaigns, and the way religion and his views on faith nearly derailed his campaign. Finally, time will be spent analyzing the challenges he faces as President of the United States in establishing both his domestic and global policies…

The article continues at The Blaze.

H/T The Other McCain where Smitty has other course suggestions for “Hahvuhd”. The post is very funny and we urge you to read it!

Update: The brilliant minds at The People’s Cube never rest: Understanding Bush Class at Harvard Law School. Syllabus – Spring 2012 Understanding Bush: Cowboy Diplomacy 101 If you are a Harvard student who just doesn’t understand anything, then this class is for you…

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