With the rock solid fact that liberals are fools and suckers already established after they lined up to buy the snake oil of “hope” and “change” peddled by Barack Obama it is not exactly a reach to say that they will fall for pretty much anything. If the weepy, bleeding heart, butterflies, zebras, moonbeams and fairy tales crowd was gaga over the prospects of cigar store Indian Elizabeth Warren running for president, they are on the verge of a collective orgasm after Independent Bernie Sanders just announced his bid.
Not that you can really blame them in this case considering that the Democrats already coronated Queen Hillary years ago and that there will be no serious primary challengers in the blue jackass party. Nature abhors a vacuum and Sanders has rushed in to fill it on the so-called left but in their ecstasy over Bernie they are blinded to the possibility that they are being played for chumps yet again. Their one day splurge of donations to the Sanders campaign to the tune of $1.5 million shows their endless capacity for being scammed but as famous showman P.T. Barnum once famously remarked “there’s a sucker born every minute”.
Sanders, a crusty old independent Senator from Vermont - the land of liberal hippie ice cream tycoons Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield - has for years been a hero of liberals and progressives. He has railed against the pigs on Wall Street – Hillary’s biggest supporters – and raged against the war machine, carving out a cult like following of ardent admirers. Last week Senator Sanders made it official that he would be throwing his hat into the ring of the political circus.
As reported by CNN in the story “Bernie Sanders is running for president”:
Bernie Sanders is in.
The independent Vermont senator railed against the political machine — blasting "ugly 30-second ads," billionaire big-money donors and other "soap opera aspects of modern campaigns" — in a press conference kicking off his candidacy outside the Capitol on Thursday.
"I think the American people are tired of that," Sanders said.
He said he is running to thwart trade deals like the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership and to overhaul business tax rules so corporations operating in the United States cannot shelter their money overseas.
"Their responsibilities are not to shift jobs to China, their responsibility is not to avoid paying federal taxes," he said.
Sanders first announced his run in an email to supporters and media sent just after midnight early Thursday morning.
"After a year of travel, discussion and dialogue, I have decided to be a candidate for the Democratic nomination for president," he wrote in the email, highlighting economic inequality, climate change and the Citizens United Supreme Court decisions as key issues spurring him to run.
Sanders first confirmed to the Associated Press in a story published Wednesday that he plans to run for the Democrats' 2016 presidential nomination.
"People should not underestimate me," Sanders told The Associated Press. "I've run outside of the two-party system, defeating Democrats and Republicans, taking on big-money candidates and, you know, I think the message that has resonated in Vermont is a message that can resonate all over this country."
But it is only now that Sanders is about to hit the big time and draw the full focus of the state-corporate media which will rapidly snuff out the pipe dreams of liberals and those who live in a fantasy world – but I repeat myself – by smashing him like an annoying insect. Sanders is an avowed socialist which is going to go over with the establishment like a floating chuck of feces in a fruit bunch bowl. Obama was vilified over ginned up accusations of his extreme leftinesss but Bernie is actually a real socialist - he will be fed into the Fargo wood chipper by the corrupt media in a nanosecond.
Obama was crucified over accusations that he was a socialist or even worse – a communism - both of which were inaccurate in that he is first and foremost a fascist whose administration has looted Americans for years to keep the big donors that profit from the Wall Street casinos happy. Sanders will immediately be torn to shreds for that alone which is going to help Hillary tremendously by allowing her to run to the right of him so that the bankster money will continue to flow to her campaign. Besides, Wall Street already understands that Hillary’s newfound populism is horseshit and they are all laughing at anyone who is stupid enough to buy into any of it.
Sanders also allows Hillary to somewhat escape from one problem that continues to dog her which is her age, something that will be ruthlessly exploited by ambitious whelps like Marco Rubio. She is 67 years old but that makes her a spring chicken next to old Bernie who is 73 and looks every minute of it. As the old wisdom always went, if you want to look thin then start hanging around with fat people and Mrs. Clinton benefits greatly vs. Sanders in image conscious America.
Some cynics would say that Bernie Sanders is simply a “ringer”, only in the race to provide the illusion that there is actual competition to Hillary on the so-called left and to provide a foil for her as she easily rolls to the 2016 nomination. Those cynics, who are far more savvy than the average American voter would be correct as they so often are in the declining republic of Obamastan circa 2015.
Sanders has as much chance of being elected as I do.