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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Hearts of darkness: The horror, the horror, as some Clinton supporters vow to support McCain

When the Democratic National Committee’s Rules and Bylaws panel voted some supporters of Hillary Clinton stood and began to shout “Don’t steal my vote!” and “Let’s go, McCain!”. In "Apocalypse Now" (based" on Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness), Kurtz (play by Marlon Brando) utters some of the most famous dying words in fiction: "the horror, the horror." I don’t use the word horror lightly, but the horror of Kurtz’s jungle and the horror of years more of needless death in Iraq under McCain should make reasonable people shudder.

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Puerto Rico landslide: Will immigrants be blamed if McCain wins, then ends up as unpopular as Bush

Now that Clinton won Puerto Rico the general feeling that Hispanics don’t like McCain has increased. LA Times writer Louise Roug and others suggest that Hispanics tip the balance in choosing the next President. The math tends to be a little strange because 40% of Hispanics going for Bush was considered an amazing success because Republicans aren’t supposed to get any Hispanic votes.

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