“Growing levels of perceived corruption and social inequality provided fertile ground for the rise of populist politicians in 2016”

Perceived and REAL corruption. Particularly systematic, often legal corruption. A crony system that is gamed against the unconnected. Yeah, crony capitalism has a lot to do with the anger burning the Establishment around the world.

Technology and information have a lot to do with it too. Whereas before people largely just had to believe the official media narrative (the narrative “sea” through which we swim), now they can challenge what they are told by the information gate keepers.

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Think Clinton’s corruption is bad? This is the crony behavior millions of Americans ignore

Or the electorate?

Who enabled the Clinton corruption? We did. Or at least many of us did. It’s on us. We helped create the ugly political culture we see today. We’ve tolerated corruption and dishonesty with the Clintons and we’ve tolerated it from the Republicans too. We need to look in the mirror post election and consider what we will tolerate from our politicians and ourselves going forward.

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This Is How Much It ‘Costs’ To Get An Ambassadorship: Guccifer 2.0 Leaks DNC ‘Pay-To-Play’ Donor List

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I always thought that an ambassadorship to the Bahamas or Monaco would be a pretty sweet gig. Alas I don’t have deep enough pockets for such dreams.

Now the ambassadorship to Bangladesh? Bids are much more reasonable. Consult the DNC or RNC in Washington for more details.

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Who cares who hacked the DNC? , The real story is that the DNC appears corrupt and actively worked against Bernie Sanders

Somewhere along the way the “official” media sources got the official line. –  Focus on an assertion by John Podesta Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, who has his own ties to the Russians, that the Russians are behind exposing that the Democratic National Committee was working on behalf of Hillary Clinton in the primary process and against Bernie Sanders.

No one in the government to our knowledge has confirmed this assertion. But even still, where the leak came from is not the issue.

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‘We Don’t Have Time For This!’ – Seth Meyers Slams Bernie-or-Bust Voters For Not Conforming to Party Line

Hey, remember when late night shows were supposed to be funny and not nightly feeds of condescending propaganda? Ah yes, those were the days. Now every late night host wants to be Jon Stewart. It’s almost as if talking points are coming straight from Media Matters the de facto White House ministry of information or something. And we know that that couldn’t be the case.

Do as you are told Bernie people! I said do as you are told!

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