Flower wrote:I also agree with Jimbo on the importance of having an enemy, which is fodder for a separate thread.
I do too - though I'm not sure I see it in the same places he does.
The thing that I think he's determined to not get is this:
Let's just concede that the entire American political system is geared toward wealth, which is easily found in weapons manufacturing and sales, which keeps us in a constant state of war. Now:
a) What are you going to do about it now that it's been entrenched in our system for, at minimum 70 years?
b) If they're all war-mongers, you gonna vote for the war monger that wants to take your social security, your voting rights, and a woman's right to choose, or the one that wants to preserve them?
And no, neither Bernie nor Tulsi is going to be able to reverse 70 years of history on their own, even if they were to be elected, which they won't be.