During last Friday’s Obama-led campaign rally at the Charlottesville Pavilion, followers of Democrat Congressman Tom Perriello braved long queues in order to witness the President of the United States lavishing praise on the 5th District’s progressive mini-me(ssiah).
Of the arrayed minions, many were queried on the concept of “socialism.” Many enthusiastically agreed that socialism was a system superior to American capitalism.
These are staunch supporters of Tom Perriello:
Across town, signs were erected—presumably by right-minded individuals—linking Tom Perriello to socialism and its best known symbol: the hammer and sickle.
These are staunch detractors of Tom Perriello:
In an age of acrimonious political division, it’s rare that proponents and adversaries of a specific candidate can find common theoretical ground.
In this case consensus is clear—and easily reached. Supporters and detractors of Virginia’s 5th District Democrat incumbent agree: Tom Perriello is a socialist.