His father’s anti-colonialism and pro-collectivism were instilled in Barak Obama when he was young, in all likelihood by his mother (Dad was gone). Later he learned from the likes of Communist member Frank Marshall Davis, and the rest is history as the same old laughable contempt for capitalism became, after 2008, almost palpable. We’ve learned nothing from Milton Friedman.
2016, the 2012 hit documentary by Dinesh d’Souza and John Sullivan, lets us know how essentially little it takes for leftism to grab a prosperous Western nation by the throat. Ours is a country which owes a $16 trillion debt and which funds offshore drilling in Brazil while oil exploration on its own terrain often receives short shrift. Madness!