Progressive Viewpoint: Three Brief Political Essays

Fairness for Presidential Debates

The carny sideshow billed as the first 2020 presidential debate was entirely predictable. The increasingly exposed ruling elites and their duopoly Party lackeys have no interest in staging a substantive treatment of the issues affecting the American 99%. How better to avoid real discussions of policies and issues than through created chaos? As far as the Partys and their bosses are concerned, either candidate would be acceptable in the White House, hence there is no urgency for either to present a compelling…