[Marxism] Vote for Clinton?

Carl G. Estabrook galliher at illinois.edu
Thu Sep 1 18:54:12 MDT 2016


Eminent sense.

> On Sep 1, 2016, at 7:38 PM, Dennis Brasky via Marxism <marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
> 
>                                                                   ...let's say [Trump] makes
> it close by November. If the Left follows the path of capitulation to
> hysteria and supports Clinton and she wins and gives us four more years of
> Bill and Barack's neoliberal economic policies and neoconservative foreign
> policies, then what? Another Trump runs against her in 2020 and what does
> the Left have to offer - four more years of arsenic instead of cyanide?
> Millions of people, angry with the way things are will have no Left to turn
> to since we were so busy stifling our views in favor of protection from the
> lesser evil that we neglected to set up our own independent presence with
> our own voice. Those millions - not just diehard racists and xenophobes -
> will have nowhere else to turn to but the far right. What will we have
> accomplished except to further put off the task of building a Left that has
> some resonance with our natural constituency?





More information about the Marxism mailing list