America's Political Choices We Are All Stuck With
Where is the fire this time?
Choose A Choice, or Sit Back In Paused Silence?
Mrs. C., Mr. T., or Gov. J. (among a slew of what will be "also rans") are the choices Americans will probably face in November 2016. What is on the hroizon for when they enter 2017?
If Americans are satisfied with "political correctness" and "entrenched bureaucracy" then there is only one choice: Mrs. Clinton (unless she is a convicted felon.)
If you are an American who is fed up with a broken system and won't stand for "more of the same old same-oh" then the choices you have left seem to come down to a former governor of New Mexico running as a Libertarian, or a successful businessman who is reviled by some (mostly Democrats with a disgruntled few Repulicrats thrown in.)
An inexperienced political orator promised American voters "change" before and delivered little after nearly eight years which can stand the tests of time.
Now a politically inexperienced titan of the business world who is sorely lacking in oratorical skills is offering "real change" and if some whacko doesn't act undemocratically Americans could get to see what Mr. Trump can bring about.
It's a new world. Britain is British once again. Europe continues to muddle through to somewhere. The Middle East remains in unacceptable chaos, and the Far East is becoming China's self-declared fiefdom, while America continues to gush money into the military/industrial complex spittoon.
Ahhh, exciting times are in the offing, and whatever happens Americans and the world are likely to still be dissatisfied....at least many Americans will take up the familiar refrain of "I told you so!" even if they don't vote to express any choice at all.
Perhaps Americans should follow their English cousins and hold a referendum on whether to remain in the world or leave!
Come to think of it, isn't Mr. Trump's "America first!" almost the same thing?
Some Texans have reserved the right to leave America for years, but referendums haven't yet been in style there.
© 2016 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.
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