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It is the bipartisan allegiance of the ruling class, the 10%, that is the problem. That is what cements in place the capture of government by finance. Thomas Frank deals explicitely with this in 'Listen Liberal'. I was amazed to see him interviewed by Judy Woodward on the PBS News Hour. Judy seemed uncomfortable to incredulous.

Link: http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/new-book-listen-liberal-looks-at-democratic-party-schism/

As the Dutch said while fighting the Spanish: "It is not necessary to have hope in order to persevere." (But it helps!)

by ARGeezer (ARGeezer a in a circle eurotrib daught com) on Thu Jun 16th, 2016 at 09:30:24 AM EST
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