During the 2008 Presidential campaign Barack Obama told audiences:
'Judge me by the people with whom I surround myself.'
Obama's White House communications director – Anita Dunn
(resigned on Nov. 12, 2009)
Highlights of Anita Dunn's career
- Played a major role in laying the groundwork for Barack Obama's 2008 presidential campaign
- Was appointed to serve as President Obama's White House communications director in 2009
- Delivered a June 2009 speech to high-school students in Maryland, where she cited Mao Tse Tung as one of her "favorite political philosophers", as one of two people she turns to most to basically deliver a simple point, which is, you're going to make choices…
Mao Tse Tung – Leader of the Chinese Communist Party from 1935 until his death in 1976. Arguably the greatest mass murderer in history.