I don’t like being told what to think, and I never have. So when I left the Democratic Party and became an independent a few years ago, it was a long time coming. Being told that I could only consider myself sufficiently progressive and evolved if I passed a purity test based primarily on the self-interest of the people arbitrating my moral fitness didn’t work for me.
Last week we learned that the last two Republican presidents didn’t vote for Trump and that the DNC chair found her party’s candidate’s campaign to be inherently dishonest, deceitful and unworthy of the nomination. The state of both political parties makes me question why anyone would want to be a member of one at all. (Read)