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Jan 31Liked by Dennis Sanders

Johnson wants someone who will destroy the regular order. He knows Trump is a jerk and a person of terrible character, but none of that matters. He needs someone to burn it all down.

That, my friend, is the definition of an anarchist and you will not be able to reason with them. They are not looking for the common good. It is a strange sort of narcissism (which unfortunately is on both sides of the political spectrum right now) that only cares about itself and will resort to violence if it doesn't get its way.

But that other basket of people who are people who feel that government has let them down, nobody cares about them, nobody worries about what happens to their lives and their futures, and they are just desperate for change. It doesn't really even matter where it comes from. They don't buy everything he says but he seems to hold out some hope that their lives will be different. They won't wake up and see their jobs disappear, lose a kid to heroine, feel like they're in a dead-end. Those are people we have to understand and empathize with as well."

I am also an African American and I read Hilary Clinton's speech and want to say, "Well, that is the daily experience for the majority of African Americans in this country. We live lives of despair all the time. Yet for the most part, you don't see us trying to overthrow the government."

I also live in Ohio. The Republican party is an absolute mess and we have our share of bullies (J.D. Vance being one of them). These people have an agenda and it makes living here difficult.

This may seem harsh, but the aggressions between the Northern and Southern Anglo Saxtons have always been an issue in this country. It will continue to be because there is no pleasing either side. Its their fight and the last time African Americans got involved in this brawl our leader for peace got assassinated. While I am not disagreeing you can look upon this situation with compassion for people, ultimately, they have to be willing to come to terms with some myths that both sides have made their ground of being. Until collectively they are willing to look at the speck in their own eyes, things are not going to change.

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