Monday, August 29, 2016

Three reasons why leftists don't support Hillary Clinton

There's nothing new in this. I keep having to explain these things to Clinton apologists, so I'm creating a post that I can share.

1. She supported the coup against the democratically-elected leader of Honduras, just as Kissinger supported the coup against the democratically-elected leader of Argentina.

2. She helped create the chaos in Libya that created enormous suffering and allowed Isis to thrive, just as Cheney and Wolfowitz helped create the chaos in Iraq that created enormous suffering and allowed al-Qaeda to thrive.

3. She supports mandatory private insurance rather than universal health care.

Recommended:

The Hillary Clinton Emails and the Honduras Coup

Hillary Clinton, ‘Smart Power’ and a Dictator’s Fall

How Clinton W.H. bungled health care

If you wish to comment, please don't bother talking about spoilers—if the Democrats cared about what happened in 2000, they would've begun working on ending the Electoral College then. And don't bother arguing that Trump is awful; I entirely agree he is—the only reason he has any support is because he's the only alternative to the disastrous policies of the neoliberals who control the Democratic Party.

ETA: If you're in a swing state and you want to vote for the lesser evil, I understand your fear and won't judge you for it.