Raph said: is it just me, or
is the climate surrounding the debated US presidential
election becoming really nasty and hostile? I don't
understand where all the hostility is coming from.
I agree. Though I think the real trouble is even more
serious. As I asked already, why take people an ellection,
which shows equal support (within the margin of statistical
error) for both candidates,
and pretend there was a winner ? (Besides, I totally
dislike this term, it has a taste of gambling). Ideally,
they would recognize that no single party can serve the
elector's will all alone, so they would need to sit together
at a Round Table and do their best together.
But that just ain't possible.
Instead, both sides demagogically praise the virtues of
democracy and throw with mud. It seems this will be
the state of affairs for the next couple of years...
Well, I'll be glad when it's over (hopefully by
December 12), and hope that there's no serious lasting
Hopefully, people will realize that this kind of soap
opera doesn't have anything to do with democracy. The
winner is of course (surprise !) Corporate America,
no matter who 'wins'. At least outside America, people are
making lots of fun of all that. Is America still trying to
sell their way of life
to everybody else ?
Whether you consider that a damage, is certainly a question