Democrats in Dis-Array

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With rumors flying that establishment Democrats might hand Hillary Clinton her hat before the Democratic Convention to replace her with Joe Biden, John Kerry or some other grey-suited hand-job for empire and the Chamber of Commerce, the greatness that is the U.S. in 2016 keeps mounting. (Bernie Sanders’ name must have been accidently left off of the list— an oversight no doubt soon to be corrected). That Mr. Sanders’ program is the ghost of Democrats past (circa 1964) suggests that the Democratic establishment must be looking toward the future (1980). Michael Dukakis appears to still be alive and available. This written, being alive might not be a requirement for making the list.

Lighthearted banter aside, hungry and desperate is a good place for establishment Democrats to be— now maybe they can relate to their constituents. In what dark, deeply-frozen corner of hell do Messrs. Biden and Kerry ‘compete’ against the Democrats’ record of unwavering service to their plutocratic overlords and Donald (“I invented Swift-boating”) Trump? The clever strategy is to support Mr. Sanders’ bid for President, undermine his program at every turn, making sure to attach ‘socialist’ to every engineered failure, and then bring neoliberal, neoconservative Hillary Clinton back to ‘clean up the mess.’ This has been Barack Obama’s excuse for seven years now, so why not try it for real with Mr. Sanders?

Not to be a naysayer,…

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