You most likely had one of them in your past; you know, the “friend” who swears that he has your back no matter what only to disappear like David Copperfield the minute trouble comes knocking at your door. Once things subside and after you already got your ass whipped, the ever trusty “friend” reappears just as fast with a lame excuse in hand on why he wasn’t there only to incite your anger and take you down grievance lane. Most of us were wise enough to walk away from these cowardly associates; ’tis better to walk alone than to stroll with an unreliable “friend”.
Unreliable friends is a perfect way to describe the Democrats, except the “r” in friends has to be dropped in order to get a truer understanding of the party of Jackasses that is currently in power. Better to have an associate who vanishes in times of battle than to have an ally who promises you the world when she is helpless only to switch sides when she finally have the means to deliver on her pledge. To be frank, I prefer the honest mendacity of Republicans to the dishonest charity of Democrats; Malcolm X warned us a long time ago about the depravity of liberals who pretend to hug us when they are in the minority only to stick shivs in our backs when they gain power.
Yet even within the Democrat party, there is another layer of treachery whose sole purpose is to sheepdog frustrated voters and gaslight constituents whom both political factions disdainfully refer to as their “base”. For those who have not taken the time to deconstruct why Democrats and Republicans call their most loyal supporters “their base”, it’s because a base is what you build on, a foundation that people step on. But I digress; back to the point, you see when it comes to the DNC wing of the Democrats, there is no level of malice that surprises me. I take Pelosi, Schumer and the rest of the neoliberal crowd in Congress and the White House for the bigots and grifters that they are.
It’s the supposed “progressive” wing, the so-called “Justice Democrats” and quasi-socialists like Bernie Sanders, AOC, Ilhan Omar et al who really piss me off. Just like the “friend” who is MIA when the heat comes, these two-faced serpents rail against the excesses of our government and the evils of crony capitalism from afar but when they are presented with the opportunity to alter the course of the status quo, instead of resisting and putting up a fight, they become co-conspirators as they abet the very system they berate on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
The list of betrayals these bootlickers of Democrats keep committing against “their base” is so voluminous that I would need to write volumes of books in order to truly enumerate them. For the sake of brevity, let me just highlight a couple of causes the octogenarian from Brooklyn and the fraud squad in the lower house of Congress continue to champion on Twitter only to act impotent like Trump without his Viagra when they have the chance to effect change. Medicare for All was a principle fiercely advocated by Bernie Sanders and “the Squad” last year. Ah but that was before the second Tuesday of November; the minute the elections were over, M4A was dropped quicker than Jeffery Epstein was disowned by Bill Clinton, Donald Trump and the British royal family.
If they chose—if they had the gumption and balls displayed by West Virginia’s Senator Joe Manchin—Bernie, AOC, Ilhan and their fellow “leftists” could have become kingmakers. In a Senate split 50-50 and a House where Democrats only have a 10 seat majority, they could have abstained from voting “yea” until their demands were met. That is precisely what Manchin did as he held Joe Biden and the Democrat leadership over a barrel and hijacked their legislation until he got what he wanted. One man became more powerful than all the Democrats in DC put together because he chose cunning over expediency.
Now that there is no leverage, exactly what is the Progressive plan to force Pelosi to bring Med4All to a floor vote?
— Brooklyn Black Vet in Baltimore #B1 #CutTheCheck (@100_Disable_vet) March 18, 2021
Not so with Bernie and “the Squad”, instead of playing hardball, they neutered themselves and became eunuchs without a backbone. It was embarrassing to witness in all honesty, the same Bernie who got screwed in two presidential nomination contests showed himself to be the masochist that he is by slavishly endorsing proposals that omitted the very causes he keeps yapping about on Twitter. The same goes for “the Squad” as they vacated the battlefield and joined the very forces they swore they would oppose when they were running for office. The Squid is a more apt name for these spineless chiselers who squirt ink in their supporters’ eyes once they touch down in our nation’s capital.
Just like the fiend who shows up once the fight is over, a few days ago Representative Pramila Jayapal tweeted her support for Medicare for All. This fake phony Congresswoman from the state of Washington has the audacity to pick up a gun once the war is over. She had the chance to force the vote but chose to eat the cake like Anna Mae only act the part of Proud Mary after the ship had sailed—another “hero” like Pramila we don’t need at all. Not to be outdone in the shyster department, Bernie Sanders went a step further than Pramila as he embraced and endorsed a legislation that aborted a $15 minimum wage, snuffed M4A and enriched the already wealthy. Bernie is to a revolution what Judas was to Jesus Christ.
As Chairman of the Senate Budget Committee, I am proud that we passed the American Rescue Plan, which, in my view, is the most significant piece of legislation to benefit working families in the modern history of this country.
— Bernie Sanders (@SenSanders) March 6, 2021
At a certain point, a critical mass of Americans will wake up to the fact that our “democracy” is nothing more than tyranny wrapped in a blanket of false choices. Consent is manufactured all the time by the illusion of change when in reality both parties are colluding to fleece the people, feed the wealthy and fatten themselves. George Washington once warned that political factions would be the death of a fledgling democracy because parties have a way of benefiting themselves while bludgeoning the citizenry. The experiment in self-governance ended just like the Titanic where second and third class passengers drowned while the rich keep getting lifeboats. The reality is that @BernieSanders @AOC @IlhanMN and the rest of #theSquid are far from fighter for the poor, working and middle-class, they are counterrevolutionary weasels who are paid to sheepdog #BlueAnon voters.… Click To Tweet
“The opposite for courage is not cowardice, it is conformity. Even a dead fish can go with the flow.” ~ Jim Hightower
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