Comes the deplorables
Posted by keithosaunders on November 9, 2016
I was wrong. For nine months I insisted that there is no way that the American people would elect Donald Trump. Although we have a conservative, celebrity-driven culture, I insisted, we are not reactionary enough to elect an unintelligent, racist, misogynistic, homophobic, failed realtor.
How wrong I was. Today, along with the rest of liberal Americans, I eat crow. I over-estimated the intelligence of the American people.
And to the blue-collar, salt of the earth, working class Americans in Michigan, Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin I sent out a hearty and heartfelt, fuck you. Get the fuck out of here with your high-minded morality and your hypocritical church going ways. Because guess what? He’s taking you down right alongside lefty, commie, kale-loving yours truly.
The fact is that you real Americans are going to need affordable health care, roads, schools, and who knows, maybe even an abortion or two. Good luck with all of that. Do you really believe that a crooked billionaire real estate mogul gives even the tiniest fuck about the state of blue-collar America? If you do I was wondering if you would invest in my next recording project: Keitho plays the music of Bud Powell. That record has a better chance of going platinum than blue collar workers do of finding jobs under a Trump presidency.
Listening to NPR radio last night I nearly threw up in my mouth. The general consensus was that a populist movement propelled Trump to the Whitehouse. I call bullshit. It was pure, unadulterated racism. We have seen the kind of people that a Trump rally attract. They are scum of the earth, thuggish, racist, white trash. You can take that kind of populism and shove it up your ass.
Eight years ago I voted and for the first time in my life was proud to be an American. Now I am ashamed to be one. These are dark days.