Welcome, Democrats, To the Revolution
A Commentary by Charles Hurt
NEW YORK — Yes, Hillary, this revolution is real.
Tens of millions of voters cast ballots Tuesday for Hillary Clinton. Except for a relative handful of wealthy and connected people, nobody actually wanted to vote for her.
She is the most corrupt, compromised, dishonest, self-dealing, delusional and unlikeable candidate perhaps to ever run for president.
I used to wonder why President Obama would want to hand his legacy over to such fake and felonious monster. Then I realized that he doesn’t really care about anything but himself and for as long as she is around, people will miss him.
Anyway, Mrs. Clinton’s campaign was about everything and anything and, in the end, nothing.
In her closing ad, played to the tune of a famous pop song, “supporters” declared they were voting for “equality,” “respect,” “courage,” “community,” “fairness” and a bunch of other gobbledygook. The only thing nobody said they were voting for: Hillary Clinton.
Some voted for her because she was not Donald Trump. Others voted for her because, as Democrats, they are part of a grand corrupt compromise that brings together all the various grievous factions that make up the Democratic Party.
But the glue that keeps this aging syndicate from fracturing into all-out war is thinning. How long can Black Lives Matter race-baiters work in cahoots with the United Steelworkers Union?
That glue almost came apart in the insurgent campaign of Bernard Sanders. But, thanks to the corrupt conspiracy inside the Democratic National Committee, that revolt was put down.
In the Republican revolution, Mr. Trump gave voice to voters who have been ignored by GOP leaders for decades. He gave them a voice and together they changed the party’s stance on immigration, trade, economics, national security and globalism.
He uprooted and altered the very language the party spoke. The whispered tiptoeing of political correctness was slain.
The same revolution that exploded the Republican Party this year is still boiling inside the Democratic Party. Eventually, it will explode. And the longer it seethes, the more devastating the explosion will be.
Welcome, Democrats, to the revolution.
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