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Response to dreamnightwind (Reply #5)

Fri Sep 11, 2015, 08:46 PM

6. Your comment gives me hope. Someone very close to me has decided to support Clinton because,

they feel she will get more accomplished with this congress. But your statement,

"A feeling I often have about how much we lose when we just give in to centrist cynicism as "the best we can do", or "even if he gets elected, what can he accomplish with this congressional context". You can change a lot, just by showing up and being real about things, by fighting on the right side of issues, it really makes a difference. When giving in to centrist cynism, what happens is the other side (the corporate side or the RW side, depending on the context, and sometimes they are the same) gets validated when it should instead be ridiculed and fought on principle. Because, in so many ways, seen and unseen, it makes a difference"


gives me some assurance that I'm not some naive lefty with irrelevant ideals.

I do wish Bernie would be more specific when he says the American people need to mobilize, give people some specifics that they can rest their hats on, so to speak. Knowing Bernie, he will begin to elucidate his ideas on how we can effect the changes we desperately need in due time.

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