Warning: Pop culture references ahead. Sorry if you don’t watch HBO.
It’s a strange experience for Greens: getting asked what we think. It does happen, though, usually at times like just about now.
Whenever the Titanic parties seem to have a prominent candidate with good progressive credentials running in the primaries, we’re asked if we’ll “support” him/her.
Let’s run through some things that might happen with such a candidacy. But first, some things that will definitely NOT happen:
Every bit as scripted and well-known to the actors involved, too. Even if his campaign is as sincere as I am when I order a chile verde burrito, a progressive platform such as his will never get the hundreds of millions needed for a successful campaign. That can only come from the .01%, and they ain’t buying it. That’s the stage of our history that we’re at, and it’s not changing any time soon. Continue reading