Boogie Man or Trump Card?
Here he comes . . . our ace in the hole.
Now that it appears Hillary has finally clinched the nomination, the cries to come together to “stop Trump” will only intensify. However, I agree with Bernie’s reluctance to concede. He needs to keep the pressure on Clinton and the DNC until he receives concessions and promises to fundamentally reform the party’s commitments to achieving progressive ideals. Bernie’s meeting with Obama Thursday was a good start.
Meanwhile, the movement can’t succumb to hysterical pleas to “lay aside our differences” (a.k.a. principles), play the usual game, and support the status quo without iron clad proof of Hillary’s commitment to sweeping change. Ironically, Trump provides the perfect boogie-man for the Democratic establishment to keep our eye off the ball, and the prize. Once again, the status quo can whip up fear and implore us to choose the…
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