As the cliche goes, the definition of insanity is doing something over and over again and expecting a different result. It's also been the practice of Democratic Party establishment, on and off for many years.
"We am here to stay just like first Neanderthals," grunted Trump supporter and Newanderthal, Clyde Ham, previously explaining that part of the lifestyle includes not "con-jew-gating" verbs properly because they own the banks.
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I for one am anxious for the unavoidable presidency of Donald Trump to begin ASAP so it can be derailed and ended ASAP.
It won't just be civilians defying and challenging Trump and the GOP Congress. The LAPD has already stated that they will not cooperate with Trump's plan to deport up to 3 million undocumented immigrants. Military leaders have vowed not to follow orders that are against the law including Trump's wanting to bring back waterboarding and other torture. And this is just the beginning.
I spent most of yesterday trying to intellectualise the outcome, but it comes down to three things, racism, sexism and privilege.
Elizabeth Warren is everything Hillary needed to be but couldn't be to win this election. She is authentic, inspirational, a woman of the people, sympathetic, has an enthusiastic following in the Dem base and is a powerful and energizing speaker. She is a fighter for the regular American worker who feels left behind or neglected by their government/society, the very voters Trump used to win election because they felt they had nowhere else to go.
The Make America Great or the Nightmare Trump? Who Won?
It could be an early night if things go strongly for Hillary or a long night if it doesn't and there's no better way to watch the returns roll in than right here in the company of your fellow Planeteers in our live chat.
It is difficult to speak with Mr. Trump, with him ensconced in his VR world of adoration, and he frequently believes he is on a stage giving a speech so is prone to calling for his virtual supporters to beat up anyone trying to interview him.