Information Clearing House ✒ The US Presidential election is just around the corner. This year, Corporate America’s tradition of charade politics presents a contest of Joe Biden vs. Donald Trump.
As the “lesser of two evils” choice that only gets worse every election cycle torments swing state voters with a moral dilemma, a prominent political analyst and public intellectual, Noam Chomsky weighed in.
Depicting Trump as “the worst malignancy ever to appear in our political system”, Chomsky urged liberals to engage in strategic voting, for which he has become a strong advocate over the years: “If you don’t push the lever for the Democrats, you are assisting Trump … You have a choice on Nov. 3. Do I vote against Trump or help Trump?”
Yet the truth is that the choice offered at an electoral arena is an illusion. In this corporate duopoly, American voters are held hostage by both parties. We know that a defensive style of voting has not produced the desired results: universal healthcare, ending war and military aggression, stronger environmental protection, and fair distribution of wealth. Yet, many Democrats swallow this painful fact by adamantly sticking to their party line that shifts the blame for their loss onto anyone but themselves.
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