It’s time to acknowledge the elephant (or donkey) in the room.
What would you do if you weren’t afraid?
They shared the same heart, the same torso, the same ass, the same penis. What they didn’t share were any opinions. They couldn’t even toast a slice of bread without a vicious political argument breaking out.
“People who voted for Trump are not bad people. It took me a while to fully grasp this…”
Scott Adams, the creator of Dilbert, knows the answer and has known it for years.
Could Žižek really have been only pretending to be some sort of radical leftist all along? Was his endorsement of Trump to be taken at face value, or was there, yet again, some more subtle point he was making?
This is going to be a hypercritical examination of Senator Sanders and why, at this critical moment when the Democratic Party needs to band together to rebuild and move forward, he seems set on striking further discord within it.
I’ve long gone quiet as members of my Party are painted as racists, bigots, and terrible people. It wasn’t enough that the silent majority showed up on Election Day and blew your minds to say “we’re here, we’re relevant”, the Republican personality is still constantly under fire.
It’s not enough to dismiss people as bigots, but nor is it to pretend that bigotry doesn’t exist.