By Lara Trace (beleaguered journalist)
I totally agree that people should not vote for evil, greater or lesser.
Chris Hedges wrote:
PHILADELPHIA—The parade of useful idiots, the bankrupt liberal class that long ago sold its soul to corporate power, is now led by Sen. Bernie Sanders. His final capitulation, symbolized by his pathetic motion to suspend the roll call, giving Hillary Clinton the Democratic nomination by acclamation, is an abject betrayal of millions of his supporters and his call for a political revolution.
No doubt the Democrats will continue to let Sanders be a member of the Democratic Caucus. No doubt the Democrats will continue to agree not to run a serious candidate against him in Vermont. No doubt Sanders will be given an ample platform and media opportunities to shill for Clinton and the corporate machine. No doubt he will remain a member of the political establishment.
Sanders squandered his most important historical moment. He had a chance, one chance, to take the energy, anger and momentum, walk out the doors of the Wells Fargo Center and into the streets to help build a third-party movement. keep reading
I’m watching as little TV as possible but the one thing I don’t/won’t/can’t miss is Democracy Now. This entire week and last week, the debates and discussions aired by Amy and Juan woke me up BIG…
When the revolution came around again. The day Bernie Sanders’s candidacy ended is a familiar death date for radical movements—if you go by the French Revolution’s republican calendar. (read Atlantic Daily)
— Democracy Now! (@democracynow) July 28, 2016
— Democracy Now! (@democracynow) July 25, 2016
— Democracy Now! (@democracynow) July 27, 2016
HMMM, this is not an election but a selection... Lara
(my apologies- the interview with Leonard Peltier will publish next week.)