WaPo columnist endorses all twelve candidates
Alexandra Petri tells us:
Of course, this is a parody of the NYT's endorsement of Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren, trying to encourage the "who cares about policy we want an identity-politics win" vote. Petri's funniest moment is:
One of two things is wrong with America: Either the entire system is broken or is on the verge of breaking, and we need someone to bring about radical, structural change, or — we don’t need that at all! Which is it? Who can say? Certainly not me, and that is why I am telling you now which candidate to vote for.
Here's the real issue, which the NYT editorial board would present if it were doing anything more than sticking up for its best buds on the Trilateral Commission. Here's what the NYT, WaPo, etc. would say if they were being honest. "We need dramatic change in America today, but I'm too privileged to endorse it, so I think I'll just stick with the conundrum of a bunch of candidates who would sacrifice the world for my stock portfolio, as opposed to Bernie, who would tax the portfolio a bit to save the world."
Meanwhile, in a celebration of Martin Luther King Junior day, I donated $2.70 to Bernie's campaign. And:
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