I watched Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9 this week.
Please tell me, Mr. Obama did not go to Flint to not sip on this glass of water. Only to call it “stunt” backstage shortly after.
This was the straw breaking the camel’s back. After watching all the other depressing messages of this film.
Given – there is lots of polemicising and some maybe too dramatic move in the movie. As is Mr. Moore’s style. But.
But, but,but… Is it really true, Mr.Sanders won all districts in the primaries? How could the Democrats then declare Mrs. Clinton their candidate? This is quite similar to the the self-destructive behaviour, German Social Democrats went through, to be diminished to a single digit voter result nowadays. Leaving a huge void, open for right-wing parties like AfD to sow their poisonous messages.
Is it really true, the people of Flint are still drinking leaded water? While GM is exempt? That Flint was turned into a shooting camp without warning? Why are those responsible not in jail. This Snyder person, to start with.
Someone, please promise, that this will come to an end this November. That there are enough considerate, young, politically motivated folks in the US, striving to turn things around. It need not even be in favour of all those, who are not on the receiving end of politics these days. It just needs to be balanced out. This injustice has to end. This clown has to go. But also, the system has to change and needs to be replaced with something better. Like one person, one vote, for a start. Giving everybody a voice.
I am so sad. And more disenchanted than ever before. I was quite certain to think, that if only the Democrats would win again… But after last night, not even this thought makes me sleep better. If there is no real hope in sight, people tend to reach out for an extreme solution.