Another Reason To Leave Social Media Behind

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Everyone is still looking for a way to explain Donald’s Trump’s 2016 Presidential Election victory. This energy could be focused on creating an alternative to Donald Trump. A real populist alternative that puts people before profit. But amongst the circles of the elites and their henchmen within the Democratic Party there is no real populist alternative, except for perhaps the one they have been ignoring, the reasonable reformer Bernie Sanders. Sanders is no revolutionary, he is merely as Noam Chomsky calls him, a breath of fresh air. But even as recently as last week his MLK day speech was written off as some old white guy tearing apart the first black President. If only Bernie was brave enough to do so!

Seeing that the Democrats have no real alternative to Donald Trump, they can only engage negatively and superficially. They have obsessed over why he won, but they give little thought to why he will win again. And at this rate, he will again. The moment they nominate Joe Biden and limit their politics to the pretentious side of a cafeteria food fight, it will be the bully Donald Trump who will triumph as the only consistent character in this theatrical farce that postures as American politics. The Democrats say Trump’s win must be excused, rather than explained. They say it was Russia, it was Assange, it was young people, it was Cambridge Analytica, it was Bernie, it was poor people. Forget the fabrications behind all these…

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