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It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
Like LBJ, as president, any domestic successes Hillary Clinton might achieve could be undercut by ill-advised interventions abroad.
It starts with a homophobic psychopath and extends to corporations and states.
G4S, where Omar Mateen worked as a security guard, profits from both U.S. border militarization and the Israeli occupation.
Force, rather than negotiation, seems to be Hillary Clinton’s default response.
In the 1980s, Donald Trump thought his “art of the deal” could be applied to arms control negotiations.
And he called them out fearlessly.
Muhammad Ali’s conversion to Islam was, in part, an attempt to transcend racism.
Clinton is right: Trump would be a disaster on foreign policy. But her refusal to engage with the alternative offered by Sanders says more about her own war-driven approach than anything else.
The new model of charismatic, bold, and politically incorrect leader treats democracy like a toy.