NYT Anti-Trump Polemic Asked the Wrong Question

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by Stephen Lendman
“How can America recover from Donald Trump,” Times editors asked? 
Instead they should ask how much longer can humanity withstand America’s rape, destruction, and pillage of one country after another, the major issue of our time, no matter which wing its one-party state holds power?
Trump’s racist, pro-business, anti-progressive hawkish agenda makes him a deplorable choice for president.
Hillary is worse – a known felon, a war goddess obsessed with world conquest and dominance, comfortable about using nuclear weapons, a racketeer influence-peddler, a perjurer, an emotionally unstable neocon lunatic too ruthless and dangerous to entrust with any public responsibility.
“The toxic effects of Trumpism will have to be addressed,” Times editors ranted. He’s never held public office so can’t be held accountable for decades of irresponsible bipartisan policies.
Hillary’s record speaks for itself – automatically disqualifying her from public office in any just society. She belongs in prison, not the White House.
Yet Times editors scandalously  claim “(t)here’s never been a more qualified candidate to be US president” – why I call the NYT Hillary’s press agent, disgracefully supporting pure evil.
Earlier I said she and Trump amount to choosing between death by hanging or firing squad. Either way you’re dead.
One or the other will succeed Obama. Endless imperial wars will continue. So will neoliberal harshness and police state crackdowns on nonbelievers.
The American dream I was taught about growing up turned out nightmarish for the majority of its citizens and most people worldwide.
Can humanity survive four more years of endless imperial wars, along with governance for the privileged few at the expense of most others everywhere?
Are we doomed if something isn’t done responsibly to change things?
Stephen Lendman lives in Chicago. He can be reached at lendmanstephen@sbcglobal.net
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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.