An academic explores the evidence . . .
In short, Frank Marshall Davis, Obama's mentor, was an extremely active communist agitator no doubt familiar with "Forward!" as a communist slogan. Finally, we cannot ignore the David Axelrod factor. Axelrod is Obama's chief campaign strategist, who specializes in sloganeering. Axelrod coined the "hope and change" slogan in 2008, and surely devised "Forward!" in 2012. Well, Axelrod is likewise a product of this Chicago world, including (to some degree) the communist influences. Axelrod was mentored by David Canter. David and his father, Harry, were part of Chicago's communist orbit.
What is amazing is the number of historians who continue to ignore the overwhelming evidence. They are destroying what little credibility they had left. Read the rest of the article here.