Thursday, December 7, 2017
Is the U.S. Senate any less unethical, dishonest and corrupt with Al Franken gone?
Democrats say they want to shed themselves of Al Franken because they want to be seen as honorable, ethical and decent... this is laughable given these same Democrats just supported a corrupt warmonger like Hillary Clinton for president... if they really believed this why do they take Wall Street bribes?
I would suggest that Al Franken, in spite of political and ideological differences I have with him, is one of the more decent, ethical, honest and honorable people sitting in the United States Senate.
Al Franken, in announcing his resignation, didn't apologize for anything because he didn't do anything he was accused of doing.
If Al Franken is unworthy of occupying a chair in the U.S. Senate, the rest of the senators certainly need to go, too.
We should take the way Al Franken has been treated as the need to form a progressive "New Broom Electoral Coalition" to sweep Washington clean.
And ditto for the U.S. House... and the Oval Office.
We need a good stiff new broom--- a militant, mass people's movement and electoral coalition--- to sweep Washington clean and create the kind of democracy articulated on paper in the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights.