“Offing those rich pigs with their own forks and knives, and then eating a meal in the same room, far out! The Weathermen dig Charles Manson.”
“Dig it! First they killed those pigs. Then they ate dinner in the same room with them. Then they even shoved a fork into the victim’s stomach! Wild!”
Of course, Bernardine Dohrn later married Bill Ayers, the son of the late Thomas G. Ayers, the chief executive officer of Commonwealth Edison, chairman of the board of Northwestern University, as well as the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Chicago Urban League.
Bill Ayers and Dorhn launched the political career of one Barack Obama in their Chicago living room. There’s overwhelming evidence to suggest Ayers ghostwrote Obama’s phony biography. Asked about the statement by his wife, uttered in his presence, Ayers later said it was intended to be humorous.
The SDS crowd assembled for the talk “instantly adopted” as the Weather Underground’s official salute “four fingers held up in the air, invoking the fork left in Sharon Tate’s belly,” explained Mark Rudd, another leader of the group.