Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Share on Facebook 10 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Exclusive to OpEdNews:
General News    H1'ed 11/4/16

How Hillary's Latest Email Scandal Fuels Trump's Candidacy

By       (Page 2 of 2 pages) Become a premium member to see this article and all articles as one long page.     (# of views)   7 comments, 6 series
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Joan Brunwasser
Become a Fan
  (87 fans)

Again none of this is to say that Trump even comes close to being a better candidate. He is manifestly unfit for public office. But one has to wonder how a candidate like this got as far as he did. The revulsion with elites in politics showing little interest in anything other than their own personal opportunity is something I have been seeing for years, addressed in both my 2009 book, Shadow Elite, and my 2014 Unaccountable, now out in paperback. The Clintons are two players who have served to undermine the public trust in subtle ways, and there are countless more. The public knows it, as I argued in that 2014 book; little did I know just how far their revolt would take us.

JB: Thank you for this very thorough introduction to the subject, Janine. Apparently, Clinton has a high-level mole in place, FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who has been feeding the campaign updates regarding the ongoing investigation. If this is true, what do we do with that knowledge? Is this typical candidate campaign behavior? What does this say about the DoJ?

JW: I'm afraid I don't have any information or special insight into this.

JB: Fair enough. Bottom line: Are we truly between and a hard place? How about a protest vote for one of the third party candidates?

JW: While I understand the impetus for a protest vote, I think we all need to bear in mind the disastrous implications of a Trump presidency - not only in terms of its likely devastating effects on our democracy but its consequences for the rest of the world. A protest vote may be a luxury we simply shouldn't afford ourselves. Way too much is at stake.

JB: Thanks so much for talking with me, Janine. It remains to be seen if undecided voters will see things this way. Only time will tell.

cover art for Janine's latest book
cover art for Janine's latest book
(Image by JanineWedel.info)
  Details   DMCA

***

Wedel's latest book: UNACCOUNTABLE: How the Establishment Corrupted our Finances, Freedom and Politics and Created an Outsider Class (Pegasus, updated paperback, October 2016), http://janinewedel.info/UNACCOUNTABLEdescription.pdf Unaccountable was named in Bloomberg's survey of 2014 favorite reads.

Next Page  1  |  2

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Joan Brunwasser Social Media Pages: Facebook page url on login Profile not filled in       Twitter page url on login Profile not filled in       Linkedin page url on login Profile not filled in       Instagram page url on login Profile not filled in

Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

Other Series: View All 32 Articles in "Corruption"

Other Series: View All 25 Articles in "behavior/psychology"

Other Series: View All 30 Articles in "Hillary Clinton"

Most Popular Articles by this Author:     (View All Most Popular Articles by this Author)

Interview with Dr. Margaret Flowers, Arrested Tuesday at Senate Roundtable on Health Care

Renowned Stanford Psychologist Carol Dweck on "Mindset: The New Psychology of Success"

Howard Zinn on "The People Speak," the Supreme Court and Haiti

Snopes confirms danger of Straight Ticket Voting (STV)

Fed Up With Corporate Tax Dodgers? Check Out PayUpNow.org!

Literary Agent Shares Trade Secrets With New Writers