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Political Authenticity In The Modern Age

Authenticity is the key to modern political battles. Trump won because he’s authentic — a racist piece of shit, sure, but authentically racist and shitty. With Trump, you know exactly what you’re getting — whether you like it or not.

Hillary, on the other hand, always read like a politician — regardless of her inestimable experience and ability. Nobody knows what Hillary Clinton truly thinks about anything — other than that she should be president. Whereas everybody with an internet connection knows everything that Trump thinks” (for lack of a better term).

Which is why I find pieces like this:

Bernie Sanders is a risk we can’t run at this moment of national peril 1

-to be utterly misguided and politically inept at best.

And at worst, well — you know that ole chesnut: I agree with you in the goal you seek, but I cannot agree with your methods of direct action…”


  1. I’ve restrained myself from commenting on the hat in the profile picture. But let’s just say the author’s prowess with couture roughly equals the depth of his political thought.↩︎

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