Second Response to Matt Taibbi’s Piece on Bernie Sanders in Rolling Stone

With Sander’s critique in mind, perhaps the unified theory that explains how a television celebrity could become POTUS is that a substantial portion of Americans were either persuaded to embrace someone they could relate to through the virtual screen and/or they decided not to vote because someone else would do the job for them. We are, after all, a nation under the hypnotic spell of corporate sponsored mass media and remote control activism.

 

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