It took me all this time to digest Sarah Palin’s comment at the GOP Convention about community organizers lacking any real responsibilities. Being a professional organizer myself, the comment left me uncharacteristally mute. Now finally, I’m ready to, as we say in organizing, “call the question” —
So, tell me, Governor Palin, whom should we hold responsible for the current challenges and debacles facing this country?
My answer? The American people,
And coincidentally enough that’s what organizers do — they hold the people accountable for the state of their communities, their workplaces, their churches, their organizations and ultimately their country and the world.