“Chaos is a ladder,” said Petyr Baelish, also known as “Littlefinger” in the hit HBO series Game of Thrones. It’s no small wonder that one of Westeros’s most Machiavellian characters shares certain qualities with the current U.S. President.
In political discussions, there’s an oft-recited sentiment that, for too long, Americans have been fixated upon the office of the presidency to the detriment of the two other branches of government — the legislative in particular.
Most people will readily tell you that they like Bernie Sanders, even if they disagree with his policy vision for America.
It’s an unfortunate fact of American politics that it is dominated by a two-party system, and that likewise, alternative parties are afforded hardly any airtime on well-established media outlets.
There’s an argument circulating on social media that if we don’t vote for Joe Biden, we may as well be voting for Trump. It’s used as a lesser of two evils scare tactic to guilt-trip people into voting “Blue No Matter Who” in November.
For progressives and supporters of Bernie Sanders, now is not the time to feel defeated . There are still a lot of delegates up for grabs, and the gentleman himself has stated that he fully intends to continue collecting those delegates until the convention in August.