In Rules for Radicals Saul Alinksy wrote,

[the job of the organizer is to maneuver and bait the establishment so that it will publicly attack him as a ‘dangerous enemy.’ [According to Alinsky], the hysterical instant reaction of the establishment [will] not only validate [the organizer’s] credentials of competency but also ensure automatic popular invitation.[14]

If this isn’t exactly what “the Establishment” has done and how they have acted for the past 7 1/2 years–nothing ever will be.  There behavior has validated and emboldened Barack Obama and his agenda.  The funny thing, “The Establishment,” is just to stupid to recognize it.