'Realpolitik' Ruling America : As Always?
Will anything be any different - this time?
Will any genuine outrage finally come out of the closet?
If so, from whom? And when? And in what form? And with what seriousness and/or strength? And how sustained do you personally suppose any such show of public protest should be?
Maybe much more to the point, if none at all, in God's name, why?
Wondering what we're talking about? Well, in case you haven't heard yet ... here's what.
Kucinich Camp Outraged by 'Overheard' Plans of Clinton and Edwards to Eliminate Candidates from Future Presidential Debates
How's that for a headline?
Read on. Albeit at your own risk. Since any (maybe even all), hope(s) you have ever harboured may disappear in an instant - in fact, in that fabled 'poof!'.
DETROIT, July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Top campaign officials for Ohio Congressman and Democratic Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich tonight expressed outrage that rival candidates Hillary Clinton and John Edwards were overheard collaborating on a strategy to eliminate other Democratic candidates from future debates and forums.
According to the Associated Press, Fox News Channel microphones picked up Clinton and Edwards on stage discussing their desire to limit future joint appearances to exclude some rivals lower in the crowded field.Clinton agreed with Edwards, according to print reports and video footage of the exchange. "We've got to cut the number. ...
"We should try to have a more serious and a smaller group," Edwards said into Clinton's ear following a Presidential Forum in Detroit hosted by the NAACP on Thursday.
Back to business as usual?
Well, we don't know about you, but we sincerely believe that just about sums it up.
In America, 'Realpolitik' rules.
Moreover, it appears to us that it always has and, that it always will.
Unless, of course ...... ?
You tell us.