[Marxism] Vote for Clinton?

Carl G. Estabrook galliher at illinois.edu
Thu Sep 1 17:55:49 MDT 2016


Why Trump will probably be elected:

http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2016/09/01/retirement/sIRT23m4MHGkEwXaP8YB9H/story.html <http://www.bostonglobe.com/news/politics/2016/09/01/retirement/sIRT23m4MHGkEwXaP8YB9H/story.html>

—CGE


> On Sep 1, 2016, at 6:44 PM, Clay Claiborne via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
> 
> Louis,
> 
> Remember a couple of weeks ago when you said:
> 
> Finally, isn't it time to recognize that the Trump campaign is toast? The
>> numbers are devastating:
> 
> 
> Well, now most polls  show Clinton's lead cut in half. Reuters has them
> neck-in-neck. Any honest stock broker would be issuing a revised estimate
> by now. Will you?
> 
> As I said, I think talk like that is treacherous and I don't say that light
> because I have a great deal of respect for you, but I have to call them
> like I see them.
> 
> It is only being put forward that Trump will surely lose to calm the fears
> of voters who are convinced he is a much greater evil, so that they won't
> worry so much and won't feel the need to vote for Clinton who they rightly
> detest.
> 
> The question of whether he may win or not is something quite separate an
> evaluation of his politics, which I want to get into with your Goldwater
> quote but I see my lunch hr is drawing to a close so that will have tu wait.
> 
> So just on this question: I thought your estimate that the Trump campaign
> was toast when you said it. I've laid out all the things that could happen
> before 8 Nov. other places, there are many.
> 
> Are you now ready to revise your estimate of Trump's chances?
> 
> More, later
> 
> Clay




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