In 1992, Bill Clinton became President of the United States and promised to give us change from the 12 years of overt international bullying and fix
the flow of income to help grow the middle class. The tech revolution was starting to boom. Women were being introduced into more jobs in the American
workforce, though they were being paid less, Michael Jordan was about to become a good investment, the youth was going the save the world, and a new
film by Paul Verhoeven was released on the unsuspecting public, Basic Instinct.
On March 20, 1992, Sharon Stone introduced moviegoers to Catherine Tramell, a novelist and suspected serial killer who stabs her victims with an ice
pick while engaged in acrobatic sex acts. Michael Douglas—who starred in another erotic thriller, Fatal Attraction—played her love interest, a San
Francisco detective named Nick Curran. The controversial movie angered the LGBTQ community (particularly in San Francisco, where filming was
protested) because of the psychopathic nature of Stone’s bisexual character, though Stone saw her more as a “party girl,” and Eszterhas thought
of her as being omnisexual.
Bill would try till 1994 when congress turned against him, so he bombed Yugoslavia and then had a sex scandal to cover up the dark deals that started
the destabilization of Eastern Europe. Then Bush gave us the Iraq war. Then Obama brought the Democrats under the sway of the establishment Regan idea
Now, it’s the year 2016 and Donald Trump is Michael Douglas and Hillary Clinton is Sharon Stone, and the American people are left with a crap murder
mystery movie with a basic plot that a 5 year old could solve in 10 mins.
The LGBT community is crying foul, along with all other activist causes, and they don’t like the portrayal of Clinton by Donald Trump, cause somehow
in some way, she is them…
Just like with the movie people are getting upset over who called who by what name to realize that this election gives us no choice.
Last, I wish to use the Bill Hicks review of Basic Instinct to express my feelings about the current state of American politics. Remember Clinton is
Stone, Trump is Douglas, and the movie is the 2016 election. NOTE: the following video contains strong/offensive language and if you don't want to
hear it don't click the video.
We could make this the first election that fields many views, something the really represents the American dream as the land of enlightened democracy.
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