Fanning the Flames

7 Jun 2016

There’s an insidious side-effect (I assume unintended) of Senator Sanders’ platform of victimization. He has successfully undermined much of the public’s confidence in the very way we exercise our democracy. Voting. I have lost count of the friends and neighbors that have freaked out because the process of casting their ballot was not exactly as they expected, correctly or incorrectly. The baseless seeds of distrust have been planted and they will germinate and grow into full blooms of unintended consequences with the potential to undermine our electoral process. All because of one individual’s selfish actions. During his quarter century in Congress he hasn’t been able to change the game. Instead he’s decided to use his limited time at the presidential election podium to tell everyone that would listen that the game is rigged.