Donald Trump represents an embarrassment of astronomic proportions and is now resorting to saying that he doesn’t believe that humankind can impact climate with carbon emissions. All this for the pleasure of accomodating his extreme right wing base.
Even if Clinton manages to get in by the thinnest of margins the country is more deeply divided than ever along urban and rural lines which mirror the wedge issues that Republicans decided to go with approximately two decades ago. They have picked up all the gun nuts, racists and extreme right conservative Christian types who sit in their shelters waiting for the next Rapture. Its almost a reversal of the age of enlightenment that Voltaire helped Christen centuries ago.
True that Clinton represents more of the same Washington establishment that the disenfranchised love to hate. But her shrill and charisma challenged personality should not detract from her huge advantage in competency to lead public office above a man not fit to run for even civic politics. The race shouldn't even be close and yet it is.
How I would love to have a sit down tea with Noam Chomsky and hear what he has to say. Undoubtedly he is shaking his head in disbelief.
All I can say is that when you have the likes of David Duke gloriously singing your praises it can't possibly be seen as a good thing and, when the election is over regardless of who wins, there will surely be much reparation and reflection ahead as the level of hatred and mistrust of the other side has simply risen far too high.
But it must be said that the checks and balances that exist in the system and the need for Congressional support will oblige a Trump presidency to play nice and all of that bluster will calm down by necessity. No matter how much he has pandered to the lowest common denominator, should he win, he will need to work with the Washington establishment to get things done.