How to Respond to Ridicule

The White House and the DNC are taking Rule #5 straight out of Alinsky’s Rules for Radicals with regard to the American citizens protesting against a government takeover of the nation’s entire health care system.

RULE 5: “Ridicule is man’s most potent weapon.” There is no defense. It’s irrational. It’s infuriating. It also works as a key pressure point to force the enemy into concessions.

Even if they are motivated by their own fear and 41% of Americans view the protesters favorably, it is infuriating indeed. It is a childish tactic that requires an infantile response.

Keep your temper, keep your sanity and even smile as you answer their ridicule with the “Pee Wee Herman Defense”:

Here’s an example.

Paul Krugman, menace to society, opined in today’s New York Times that health care protesters are hypocrites and racists.

Hey, Krugman – I know you are but what am I?


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