Monday, October 24, 2016

American Pertinax

In April 2015, after much prodding and hesitation, Bernie Sanders announced his candidacy for the presidency of the United States.   His candidacy triggered a spontaneous democratic tsunami which the political machinery of the economic oligarchy successfully defeated by fair means and mostly foul.   Sanders declined to run on a third party ticket and instead urged his followers to unite behind a candidate who represented everything his movement was against. Bernie’s betrayal of his enthusiastic and hopeful supporters flows from what was the underling deceit of his message.    [read ]