by Andy Weddington
Saturday, 30 July 2016
No man shall have the right to fix the boundary to the march of a Nation. Charles Stewart Parnell
An Executive Summary...
The RNC and DNC conventions done. Thank god! And now the fun begins - more so than a schoolgirls (or schoolboys who so identify) giggling contest but a bit more serious, or at least it's supposed to be.
The Republicans, slandered the 'old white guys' party, started with 17 candidates - 14 politicians; 1 doctor; 1 businesswoman; 1 businessman; Whites; Hispanics; and a Black. To meet the Democrat acid test for diversity there was need of an Asian; a true American Indian; and a homosexual, transgender, or confused (Questioning is what the Q ending LGBT represents) soul.
During the first debate 16 pledged, without pause nor exemption clause, to support the eventual nominee. They gave their word and signature, too.
One held out. But eventually joined the club - pledged in word and ink.
That holdout, the businessman, against all odds, methodically dismantled the competition and won the nomination.
So, as children throwing a tantrum, about half of the 16 reneged on their pledge. Now we know all we need to know about their character.
The Democrats, staking claim as the party of diversity, started with a handful of candidates - men but one woman; politicians all; White. To appear more racist they could not.
The fix was in - for the woman.
A couple few men dropped early - they saw the light; the fix.
Remaining? An old white guy socialist and an old white woman whichever-way-the-wind-blows sort (for whom the fix was in).
The old white guy socialist committed suicide with, "I, too, am sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails." (That was long before the FBI investigation was complete and the damaging results made public.)
Idiot. We then knew all we needed to know about his cerebral skills.
Later the party got caught, confirming what everyone knew, amidst the fix.
The old white woman "won" the nomination.
The Republican nominee is ever before the public - addresses; interviews; press conferences; on Twitter; answering any question any time; etc.
The Democrat nominee skulks, dodges, and hides.
The Republican nominee - relentlessly attacked by media - talks national security; defense; terrorism; immigration; law and order; economics and trade deals; etc.
The Democrat nominee - investigated and certified by the FBI to be a liar, cheat, and thief - talks women's rights; free everything for everybody; open borders; children, puppies, and mean old men; and what great work she did without citing substance. And badmouths the Republican nominee.
Each has named their vice president.
White men both have sons whom are U. S. Marine lieutenants.
We don't know them yet.
Mr. Trump, the Republican nominee, is bold and blunt and a backslapper who vows to fix everything.
Mrs. Clinton, the Democrat nominee, is bland and boring and a backslider who's party to the fix America now endures.
Mr. Trump is effective with Tweets. Not opinion but fact touted by media.
Mrs. Clinton, U. S. Government certified defective, by all rights should be in a prison seat. Not opinion but fact though her clueless followers do not care - deaf, dumb, and blinded by gender.
What honor is there in being the first woman if dishonest and a criminal who "won" a fixed contest?
Most importantly, why should any American be proud of it and her?
The first debate between Mr. Trump and Mrs. Clinton is in less than 60 days.
Though let's not forget there's a Libertarian named Gary Johnson (and his VP William Weld) trying to get on stage.
Somebody tagged that campaign with a funny parody of DNC loser Bernie Sanders (old white guy socialist) - Feel the Bern - bumper sticker: Feel the Johnson. Clever, sickly, but it comes a Clinton and 24 years too late.
We witness bizarre times.
The White House Matters.
What a damn fix we're in.
And only we, The People, can fix it.