The Democratic Socialists of America Presents . . .

by Alexander Kazam

A little afternoon red meat: a 1996 advertisement in the Hyde Park Herald shows Barack Obama headlining a town meeting hosted by the Democratic Socialists of America.

Obama’s early involvement with the DSA is not news (although you probably didn’t hear it from a mainstream source), and the flier seems to have been posted online as early as March, but escaped wider notice until now.