The Obama connection, &c.

Is there an Obama connection to The (so-called) Resistance to the Trump administration? The Washington Free Beacon’s Adam Kredo provides a case study in the matter of Michael Flynn.

More generally, Paul Sperry asserts the existence of an Obama connection to The (so-called) Resistance in the New York Post column “Obama is scheming to sabotage Trump’s presidency.” Sperry argues that the Obama’s sabotage is to be conducted via a network of leftist nonprofits led by Organizing for Action, an outfit that dates back to President Obama’s third day in office.

In 2014, the Washington Post’s Philip Bump questioned how much longer Organizing for America would last. As the March of Dimes has endured the defeat of polio, so Organizing for America survives Obama’s second term. The cause is eternal.

Sperry asserts that Organizing for America is working from a growing war chest. I’m curious about that. The left is certainly long on money. Funding is never an issue in their quest to maintain power. George Soros may or may not be in the background, although he frequently is. Aaron Klein puts him in the foreground of a new anti-Trump protest movement calling itself “Indivisible.” The Winter issue of City Journal carries Stefan Kanfer’s timely profile of Soros with an eye to explaining his “dystopian vision.”

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