Ever wonder how so many Africans could be crowded aboard European slave ships without a revolt in the 1800s?
Or how so many Jews could be herded to their own deaths during the Holocaust without turning on their Nazi oppressors?
Well, wonder no more. Cause you're living that kind of history right here and now as the faltering middle class is being forced to choose between dueling Wall Street sellouts in the biggest mockery of a presidential election in United States history.
It's a political version of Japan's vaunted kabuki theater. One which signals no more and no less than the end of representative democracy and the American Way of "life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness."
This surreal moment is eerily reminiscent of the climactic scene in the original Ghostbusters film, when Gozer the Gozerian invited the human race to choose the form of its own destruction.
With that thought in mind, The Cynical Times hereby endorses Hillary Clinton for president, as the lesser of the two elitist turds vying to betray the faltering middle class in November. We endorsed Bernie Sanders before the conventions, but Clinton succeeded in cheating the working class hero out of the Democratic nomination.
"In a normal general election we'd have at least one candidate representing the interests of decent, hardworking Americans," said Cynical Times Editor VJ Epstein. "This year both candidates are greedy sonsabitches from the country club set who can't wait to sell out the rest of us to Wall Street. To her credit, Hillary isn't quite as big a turd as Donald Trump."
"Watching them take a run at one another is like watching a football game between the hapless New York Jets and even more hapless Detroit Lions," he said. "You know they both deserve to lose, but you also know one of them has to win at some point. Them's the rules." Continue