Ben Carson gave a wild speech tonight at the Republican Convention connecting Saul Alinsky and Hillary Clinton to the devil.

You can read about it at Vox and in The NY Times at a short piece by Nicholas Kristof.

Republicans need to realize that Alinsky DIED FIFTY YEARS AGO. Regular readers may remember that I’m a nineteen-year veteran of the organization he began — that’s what I did prior to becoming a teacher thirteen years ago.

You might want to explore one of my previous posts, The Best Sites To Learn About Saul Alinsky, to learn his real story.

Coincidentally, KQED’s Mindshift is running a series called Books Teachers Share, and they interviewed me about one of Alinsky’s books. It should appear pretty soon….