Mimsy Were the Borogoves

Editorials: Where I rant to the wall about politics. And sometimes the wall rants back.

Sentences they shouldn’t have finished… that way…

Jerry Stratton, June 3, 2016

Of course, putting together a serious independent campaign is a formidable task—but plenty of operatives and aides and donors and lawyers stand ready.—William Kristol, in Neither Clinton Nor Trump, The Weekly Standard, May 16, 2016

If there’s one way to ensure a Trump victory, it will be to pull together the donor class, operatives, and lawyers to stand athwart the mad rush of exiting independents yelling “he doesn’t stand for us.”

This sentence encapsulates one of the major reasons Trump did so well, and validates his choice to run against the establishment despite being a part of it. I don’t think Kristol could have put together a more pitiable battle cry if he’d tried.

In response to Election 2016: Another fine mess you’ve gotten us into.

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