Wednesday, March 02, 2016

Dirty Business As Usual Sweeps Super Tuesday

Dirty Business As Usual Sweeps Super Tuesday

by Stephen Lendman

Results were known before polls opened Tuesday morning. The same holds throughout the farcical political season - a meaningless pre-scripted exercise in theater, substance entirely excluded. 

Media hoopla conceals a process too corrupted to fix. Democracy in America is a four-letter word - a rigged Big Money controlled duopoly power system. Voters have no say whatever. Dirty business as usual wins every time. 

Green Party presidential aspirant Dr. Jill Stein is the real thing, a true populist supporting governance of, by and for everyone equitably - getting virtually no media coverage. Editorial scoundrels treat her like a nonperson.  

She and other independents are shut out, ignored and prevented from competing on a level playing field. The system is rigged to exclude them.

In America, what Wall Street, war-profiteers and other robber barons want, they get. Republicans and Democrats are cookie cutouts of each each other, not a dime’s worth of difference between them.

Campaign promises are made to be broken. All duopoly power candidates march to the same drummer - no exceptions. 

None match Jill Stein’s advocacy for peace, ecological sanity, social justice and real grassroots participatory democracy, what America never had from inception, for sure not now.

For what it’s worth, Trump and Clinton won big on Tuesday. Both look unstoppable to meet in November.

A Trump v. Clinton race amounts to choosing between death by hanging or firing squad - an unorthodox billionaire real estate tycoon v. Wall Street’s favorite. 

Either succeeding Obama assures dirty business as usual continuing seamlessly. It won’t miss a beat.

Tuesday was only super for power brokers controlling things. Primary season has painful months to go. 

Democracy in America is pure illusion. None whatever exists.

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