Hillary Now Shopping for Bush Donors and Right Wing Voters

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 13: Former President George W. Bush (L) and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton watch a video at the Summit to Save Lives on September 13, 2011 in Washington, DC. The event introduced a new initiative to screen women in developing countries for cervical and breast cancer. (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Last week Charles Koch endorsed Hillary over Donald Trump and signaled the establishment that Hillary was their candidate.

This week, the establishment fell into line.

Bush 41 and Bush 43 refused to support Trump. So did failed brother Jeb.

For those not familiar with Charles Koch, he is one of the Koch brothers, of Koch Industries. They are billionaire right wing financiers of candidates who deny climate change, oppose protecting the environment, support voter suppression, support selling off federal lands, drilling and mining in National Parks, want to privatize Social Security, eliminate the Departments of Education, Labor, Health and Human Services, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Internal Revenue Service, the US Postal Service, and the Veteran’s Administration.

And they support Hillary Clinton!

WTF you say?

If you do not understand why they do, you have not been paying attention.

Hillary Clinton has been on every side of every major issue since she was First Lady of Arkansas. She is a political windsock who leads from the rear. She makes policy decisions based upon polling rather than upon principle.

A quick review of her record demonstrates how shallow and cynical she is.

She once was a champion of universal healthcare during Bill’s first term. When she was elected to the Senate, she was showered in campaign donations from the healthcare lobby and the insurance industry, Voila! She no longer supports universal healthcare.

Up until 2 years ago, Hillary was a staunch supporter of the Defense of Marriage Act, which allowed discrimination against gay marriage. Polling showed Americans overwhelmingly support LGBT rights. Voila! She is now in favor of LGBT rights.

Hillary supported mandatory minimum sentencing and the War on Drugs, which resulted in the incarceration of an entire generation of black Americans. She now opposes mandatory minimum sentences, but still opposes legalizing marijuana, a position which reflects the bribes she has received from the private prison lobby.

Hillary was paid $675,000 in “speaking fees” by Goldman Sachs. The chairman of Goldman Sachs supports her for president. Voila! Hillary is opposed to breaking up banks that are too big to fail.

Trump, on the other hand, is not beholden to anyone. The establishment has no hook in him. Charles Koch and his cohorts cannot count on Trump for anything.

So the establishment is flocking to Hillary. They can count on her. They bought and paid for her.

Curious how poor black folks in the South and in the inner cities would have the same candidate as do Wall Street billionaires. Curious that working men and women struggling to meet their mortgages or live on the minimum wage would support the same candidate for president as do the corporate thugs that own Goldman Sachs and Walmart.

The only possible answer is that someone is lying.

You don’t suppose it could be Hillary, do you?

 

 

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