Another of those annoying articles that demands to be read, but with an open mind. We’re not out of the woods yet, my deal little Hansel and Gretel, in fact we are deeper in than we’ve ever been, and both, the Wolf and the Big Bad Witch have eaten most of your bread crumbs so there is no finding the old path back home again. Are you up to forging a new one?
On July 4th, American Exceptionalism, and Ruling Class fear of Trump
Danny Haiphong, BAR contributor
11 Jul 2018
The ascendancy of Donald Trump to the commanding heights of US imperialism has been a chaotic experience for the ruling class. Trump’s lives in the trash-heap of the ruling class and has been deemed “unfit” to command the machinery of the state. His thievery is wholly unexceptional. He is an old-fashioned liar and cheat. But he is petty in the eyes of the ruling class, a small man who is impossible to brand to the masses. He is a fool, but not foolish enough to simply go along with the imperialist program. One day he is cutting taxes for the rich and keeping migrant families apart and the next he is signaling détente with Russia and Korea. Trump is a headache to the ruling class even if he is no savior for…
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