(LA Progressive) -- Resist!!! Fight back against the tyranny!!! To arms! To arms!
What? What tyranny? Resist what? Take up arms against whom?
Before the election, even the LA Progressive wasn’t endorsing Clinton. I was at a music event three weeks ago when another audience member came up and told me that her brother in Texas reads my writings and was disappointed that I had not written during the recent campaign. The LA Progressive has become a national voice, not just a regional one. Its ambivalence about our choices reflects the lack of vision in the Democratic Party – NOT just the leadership, but the membership as well. The loud bleatings about resistance and tyranny reflect this situation.
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In contrast, the Republican Party continues to play extremely effectively against glaucomitic Democrats. While Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell and Mike Pence plot the dismantling of programs going back to FDR’s New Deal, their orange messiah figurehead keeps Democrats’ attention focused on his offensive tweets and repeated suggestions of McCarthy-esque witch hunts.