As the pragmatists and boomer-baby "it'll never happen here" GOPhers high-five eachother over the recent elections in Massachusetts and a SCOTUS rubber-stamp on corporate bribes, it's important to retain perspective:
The video in this post reminds U.S. that tyrants more often than not gain power through the ballot box, with ear-tickling, feeeeeel-good deceit, and spinning an evil idea as a righteous and virtuous one.
As long as there is public gullibility and complacency - as long as the matriarchal mindset abides in the citizenry, and especially those who rule them - we're not out of the authoritarian woods yet...
Not by a long motherfucking shot!
The art of the sucker
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