Non-White Caucasian [FICTION]

From November 27, 2016, nowpolitics.wordpress.com

Now Politics: the Political Opinions of Thomas Sarebbenonnato

You do know—and I am talking to my blue collar brothers from the past—that our gandfathers were liberal, and that if you supported New Deal programs initiated under Roosevelt and after until the present, if you have supported Social Security, if you have supported Unions, if anyone in your family were ever Teamsters or AFL-CIO or garment workers a hundred years ago in sweat shops in NYC, or supported the Democrats when Unions were their constituents . . . then Liberal is what you are. Clinton/Blair liberalism is neo-conservative liberalism; Bill, Obama and Hilary are all of them moderate Republicans in the 80s, and that’s Regan’s 80s. Please stop confusing and confounding issues and platforms and programs and policies . . . .

To imagine in your vanity that you stand with whom the Republicans really serve is madness. You must know this somewhere in that morass of feelings and…

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Wrestling with Demons; or, Pandemonium is Now [a Fictional Essay]

Now Politics: the Political Opinions of Thomas Sarebbenonnato

WRESTLING WITH DEMONS; OR,

PANDEMONIUM IS NOW

A disclaimer. Why should I write one? You ask. My readers, my hypocrites. Here now on the ensuing pages please find a fictional essay; that is, an piece in the form of an essay set in a fictional context? Do I not know?  Of a fictional essayer, the Expositor, who will remain unnamed, and unattached to me, the author, just as we are supposed to separate Henry Fielding from his Foundling, Tom Jones. I, the author, convey to you, the reader, the essay of a fictional expositor. That is all. Please understand it as such.

THE FLOWERS OF EVIL

PART ONE

HOW THE JACOBINS WILL RETURN

To understand the grossness of the oppression on the people of France by the Aristocracy, to get just how deep the resentment was felt, to know how profound the contempt for the Aristocrat had become and persisted…

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