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by Stephen Lendman
Sanders’ Tuesday sellout to wealth, power and privilege didn’t surprise observers like myself who’ve followed his deplorable political career for years.
Mendacity, betrayal, dishonor, lack of principles and moral cowardice define his years in office – from his Burlington, VT mayoral days to the House, Senate and now concluded presidential bid.
His extended 15 minutes of fame ended in infamy. His phony political revolution was stillborn – his self-styled democratic socialism a thinly-veiled facade, stripped away to reveal the true measure of the man.
It’s not pretty. Endorsing Clinton means getting in bed with a humanity-destroying monster, a neocon she devil, a Wall Street/war profiteers’ tool, an unindicted war criminal/racketeer – the most recklessly dangerous presidential aspirant in US history.
Everything Sanders said on the stump was phony, willful deception, Big Lies, brainwashing adherents to believe he’s different. Old wine gone rancid in new bottles describes him, a Judas pretending otherwise.
Friends know I’m mild-mannered and even-tempered while at the same time passionate and uncompromisingly outspoken on the major issues of our time. 
Late in life it’s my way of giving back for blessings afforded me – most of all loving parents who taught me right from wrong by example, lessons I internalized and live by. Unlike Sanders, my soul isn’t for sale!
I knew months ago he’d sell out to Clinton, endorse pure evil, and betray his loyal supporters. Still, I can barely contain my rage. I fear what’s coming. So should everyone. 
Clinton will likely succeed Obama, things rigged to anoint her with corporate controlled electronic voting machine ease, along with voter roll purging and other dirty tricks – shenanigans turning primary and caucus losses into victories for her.
She’s militantly anti-Russia, anti-China, anti-Iran. She endorses nuclear weapons use, calling them peacekeeping deterrents.
She’s obsessed with craving unlimited wealth and power. She deplores rule of law principles and democratic values. 
She’s ethically, morally and legally challenged multiple times over, unfit to serve – the worst possible choice for US leader. Shudder at the possibility, then get mad enough to oppose her.
She represents the worst of America’s dark side – endorsing permanent wars of aggression, corporate empowerment, anti-populism and police state harshness against nonbelievers – tyranny over freedom.
World War III may follow on her watch if elected – the most terrifying prospect of all.
Sanders’ endorsement means complicity with everything he campaigned against, despicable hypocrisy and cynicism – proving again all politicians lie. Nothing they say can be believed.
Money-controlled, neocon-infested duopoly power runs America, humanity’s greatest scourge.
Sanders is like all the rest, ethically and morally tainted, too dishonorable and unprincipled to change.
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Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman
Stephen Lendman was born in 1934 in Boston, MA. In 1956, he received a BA from Harvard University. Two years of US Army service followed, then an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania in 1960. After working seven years as a marketing research analyst, he joined the Lendman Group family business in 1967. He remained there until retiring at year end 1999. Writing on major world and national issues began in summer 2005. In early 2007, radio hosting followed. Lendman now hosts the Progressive Radio News Hour on the Progressive Radio Network three times weekly. Distinguished guests are featured. Listen live or archived. Major world and national issues are discussed. Lendman is a 2008 Project Censored winner and 2011 Mexican Journalists Club international journalism award recipient.