I swore to Irene that I'd stay out of politics, at least until summer. And I know many, maybe most, of my friends are Bernie folk so this may irritate some of you.
But this article is IMPORTANT.
Anyway, it's not really a violation. Please read carefully.
The article TAKES NO POSITION ON HILLARY VS BERNIE. If you read this
article as taking sides in Hillary vs Bernie you are missing the point.
This article is about how we think, how we think we think, and how we are manipulated.
At the risk of violating my "parole", let me be explicit about
something this article assumes you understand but does not actually say.
Sanders has excellent points, and it's a good thing that he has
put these issues on the table in a way that Mrs Clinton, who actually
needs to win a national election in the conventional way, can't. But his
success in doing so is in part because the Karl Roves and Frank Luntzes
of the world have been planting BS in people's minds for decades about
prominent Democrats, and especially the Clintons and Obamas. Are Rove,
Luntz and company actually quietly supporting Sanders? I wouldn't put it