Obama's Hypocritical Crusade Against Extremism
Will the Feds Soon be Targeting People With a "Bad Attitude"?

Bovard, James
http://www.counterpunch.org/2014/10/28/obamas-hypocritical-crusade-against-extremism/

Publisher:  CounterPunch
Date Written:  28/10/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16875

In his speech last month to the United Nations, President Obama summoned foreign leaders to join his "campaign against extremism." Obama has repeatedly invoked the "extremist" threat to justify attacking abroad and seizing more power at home since taking office in 2009. But the president's own record makes it tricky for him to pirouette as the World Savior of Moderation.

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