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originally posted by: TonyS
a reply to: toysforadults
Sooner or later, the Leftists (calling themselves Dems) will be back in power and its going to get really ugly for Trumps America. They wont be content with winning politically. They are going to demand and legislate retribution against Trumps America. So rather than worrying about politcs while drowning in a demographic wave, I would suggest you do the best you can do to get prepared for the worst.
Problem is, things are getting so bad and have been for so long, that society is barely able to function. Divide and conquer at its absolute best
Can any of the dems here tell me why I should vote dem in november?
If there is a silver lining in Donald Trump’s sadistic presidency, we saw it on vivid display on June 26. The victories of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ben Jealous against establishment candidates confirm what many have been saying since last year, that Trump is one of the greatest recruiting tools the left has ever had. He is, as it were, a personification and distillation of all the evils of neoliberal capitalism, all the decadence, the corruption, the awe-inspiring greed and misanthropy, the savage disregard for humanity and all things living in the cause of a debased and orgiastic self-glorification whose telos is the self-immolation of civilization itself. Combined with the success of Bernie Sanders’ campaign, the barbarity of the Trump administration is inspiring a new generation of leftists.
Let’s just take a moment to revel in and reflect on the victories of June 26. In themselves they might not seem like much, at least in light of the enormity of the crises we’re facing, but it’s clear, at any rate, that Nancy Pelosi is wrong: it isn’t just one or a few districts we’re talking about, it’s a nationwide groundswell of activism against the kind of politics she symbolizes, namely obedient service to the corporate sector. She and her fellow decaying sacks of skin at the summit of the centrist power-hierarchy are on their way out, both politically and, happily, even existentially.