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The Truths Michelle Wolf Spoke that Launched a Thousand Howls

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam
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Lij Teodrose Fikremariam

Lij Teodrose Fikremariam is the co-founder and former editor of the Ghion Journal. He is currently the chair of Ethiopians for Constitutional Monarchy. A published author and prolific writer, a once defense consultant was profoundly changed by a two year journey of hardship and struggle. Going from a life of upper-middle class privilege to a time spent with the huddled masses taught Teodrose a valuable lesson in the essence of togetherness and the need to speak against injustice.

Originally from Ethiopia with roots to Atse Tewodros II, Lij Teodrose is a former community organizer whose writing was incorporated into Barack Obama's South Carolina primary victory speech in 2008. He pivoted away from politics and decided to stand for collective justice after experiencing the reality of the forgotten masses. His writing defies conventional wisdom and challenges readers to look outside the constraints of labels and ideologies that serve to splinter the people. Lij Teodrose uses his pen to give a voice to the voiceless and to speak truth to power.
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Below this video of Michelle Wolf’s performance last night at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner is a write up that lays bare the duplicitous indignation that has been on full display by the mainstream pundit in opposition to Michelle’s most deserved roast of the entire media-politico complex. I write this article at the risk of being a hypocrite. After all, I vowed yesterday that I was going to invest more time writing about the journeys…

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