The Democratic establishment keeps proving they can’t be trusted
I do understand the tendency to view Rebublicans as the “greater evil” in America. The current situation with the USPS is one instance that shows why that’s pretty easy to understand. However, I might point out, as has TYT, that all of Congress just went on vacation while that’s happening. Democrats are “ramping up” an investigation, and threatening to hold hearings, but that’s a pretty weak response. While millions of Americans face eviction, in no small part due to their failure to help us during a pandemic, they essentially left it in Trump’s hands. This should surprise no one. Pelosi and friends put on a weak show of “resistance” to Trump, but then turn around and support him on key issues like our concentration camps at the border and increases to our already-bloated military budget. While the pandemic rages, the DNC still refuses to support some form of Medicare For All, despite overwhelming support for such a policy from the public.
Time and again, the Democrats have shown that they aren’t really any more on our side than the Republicans are. The rare exceptions are stifled by the party, without fail. They made a bigger effort to stop Bernie Sanders becoming president than they’ve done for Trump. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, despite backing Biden and playing nice with Democratic leadership, got less time to speak at the convention than actual republicans, and it had to be pre-recorded. There is perhaps some hope in her being named co-chair of Biden’s climate task force, but the history of such things with our government tempers that hope, no matter who may be on that task force.
With Joe “Nothing Will Fundamentally Change” Biden and Kamala “Prisons Not Schools” Harris on the ticket for 2020, and a convention that gives more time to republicans than progressives, the Democratic establishment is proving that they have no intention of changing their tune. At least, not without a fight.
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