Let me be blunt, let me be clear I don’t really care about who Democratic Presumptive Nominee Hillary R. Clinton picks as her running mate, as the race was establishment and Wall Street money versus a real-contender with some ethical and positive stances in Bernie Sanders. Let me clear, I don’t care about the vetting process for the Republic Presumptive Nominee Donald J. Trump. Donald Trump is arrogant narcissist who hates everything he doesn’t understand and is racist, even if his campaign team isn’t meant to be interpreted that way or the policy on the Muslim foreign ban isn’t in stone, the picture of a xenophobic wall-building charlatan, is something the Republic nominee is and acts like. Therefore whoever he picks have to stand by these principals, have to support and trade the water that Trump carries and keep up with the inaccurate statements blurring like a bad radio signal.
If Hillary Clinton picks Elisabeth Warren, it will be a double woman ticket and some-what a progressive that even The Young Turks (TYT) admire a little bit, but if she has the character to sustain the cash-strapped Democratic National Party and their function built around Clinton money, is surely questionable, if she would pick somebody else, what would it matter? Who really rallied behind Obama, because of Joe Biden? Really did anybody do that? Did any cold-blooded American in 2008 run behind and vote Obama, Barrack Hussain Obama becomes of the calm and tidy Honorable Joe Biden?
Let, me take the other main candidate Donald Trump, the man who is vetting actual candidates from the New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who been used a bad substitute after he dropped from the Presidential race earlier in the Election Road Map, he has run the state of New Jersey, but his controversial style and charisma might be what Trump needs, but he does speak a lot for himself and hug the spotlight; something that a self-centered son-of-bitch doesn’t want to see. Mike Pence is some kind of a Indiana Governor and former lawyer, he is the likely man behind him. The man who promised a better Indiana and wanted for re-election as Governor in 2016; that will not happen if the goes behind Trump, than he has to trade his ethics for a possible VP choice. Another wild-card of a man is the former New Hampshire Senator Scott Brown, who in June asked Elizabeth Warren to be DNA tested for her native-Indian heritage, he sounds like the perfect running mate, as he runs in the same “moderate” circles of Trump and believes in the same kind of non-sense. As he want to be a political gamble and likely running mate, as they both have crazy sides and doesn’t have issues with bending public opinion or reality in their quest for power.
The Reason why I write this, is that the VP is a safe-bet from the Presidential Nominee, to either gain respectable position, clear the air in a fragmented Senate or Congress, while also tender to the public the Nominee doesn’t have grounds in, therefore if Hillary want’s to gain the excited, strangely unknown youths who got energized by the Sanders campaign; she should pick somebody who ignites these ones and not fear the Republican and Conservative votes. While the Trump who has battled and battled all kind of stereotypical political landscape with more rants than angry football coaches after a losing match. The Trump can either choose a man of character, a man of honor and a man who actually tender the public in another way then himself. But, he wouldn’t because that would make him look bad, that would be like a sequel actual being better than the original; that is a unlike scenario; this with the context of somebody of a man who has upset the whole staged republican party and has abolished many of the established candidates, together with stopping the funding of Presidential Nominee from the Koch brothers, as even companies are not funding the RNC convention in Cleveland this year, as it is supposed to start the Presidential Campaign for the Nominee of the Party.
So the questions seems to be a bit far fetch, nobody can do a worse pick that John McCain did in 2008 and picked Sarah Palin, the talking wonder from Alaska, who proves that some persons on this blue-earth does need drugs to talk out of whack. She is the epitome of bad pick. It was a wild-card and even if he tried the Woman for VP, it didn’t strike anything against the force of Barrack Obama as he proved the campaign of “Change” after long years of George W. Bush. Mitt Romney picked Paul Ryan, the Koch infused Politician and the youthful character… Not that people remember that in 2012, that he did chose him as the man behind his back, as he later became the Speaker of the House in 2015. The savviness of Romney came to weakness of his character and still “Hope” from Obama. Therefore even with a wise choice and clear political aspiration of Ryan, didn’t help Romney a smidge.
That is why we shouldn’t focus much on the VP, the Vice-President is the hand-man and the saving grace for the President, the Head of State’s water carrier, if he was a Hip Hop Artist he would be his Spliff-man. Not that the man, is famous for doing much, just not let the President be caught or act a fool. Therefore the Spliff-man get caught with the spliff(weed) and serve time, while the artist continues to tour; as the money and service rendered will be repaid in full when his time behind is over. The same is with a VP, they can either step down or run themselves as a hopeful candidates. Biden could have run if he wanted, though gone against O’Malley, Sanders and Clinton. Though his name rings and synonymous with Obama, he still might have carried his own. The time will tell if he would have been a better Presidential Nominee than Clinton for the Democratic Party.
What is surely true, how much does the VP question really matters? They are practically spliff-men for the President and not the man in charge, unless the Chief is on a Foreign Trip or other unexpected is happening to the Executive. Peace.
Just as the Primaries in the United States are winding down and getting closer to the Conventions of the Democratic Party and the Republic Party. The main candidates and Presidential Candidates have soon been selected and gotten picked through the mixed of ballots and the caucuses differing how the Primary Elections in the states was done.
I am not an American and can only see it as an outsider and with the view as an outsider has. To listen to the American TV reporters on FOX, MCNBC and NBC makes a European shake. The TYT is some positive, but still shows the fragmented media landscape that have been created in United States. As the grand corporate media is loyal to a certain party or a certain candidate; much like the state media houses are for their ruling parties in LDC. So the FOX channel follows and hates anything from the Democratic Party even if the person initially acts and votes similar to the Republic Party. That is the irony. The same with certain “liberal” media who follows the Democratic Party by any means and blackballs the Republican by any means.
As the Progressive and the liberal are supposed to be on the Democratic side, and the conservative side is on the Republic side. The Parties have big sides and the range of political spectrum could initial be based into four parties as the suction between all the areas and range should be concern as the Presidential candidate cannot be like a Tea-Party General and at the same time be affiliated with the establishment when it comes to certain policies. That means of actions from a Tea-Party member should be different then the Conservative party member!
The Same is in the Democratic Party the establishment of the this party is more moderate and clear-faced close to the conservative establishment of the Republican. The Moderate in the party believes for instance in the sense like lax-taxation and the government institutions as small-corporate friendly environment for the 1 % instead of 99 %. While the Progressive are more on the line of Bernie Sanders and wants the taxation on the rich corporation and have labor right for the workers. So the Sanders line is far from the moderate part of his party. Still they both belong to the Democratic Party. That is what initially makes the American a rare venue of political discourse.
The Political discourse and the view on political aspects are in view concoction of corporate media, losing old papers who was the ones setting the agenda and is now not as big as before and the new media as TYT, Huffington Post and Buzzfeed changes how the political news get spread and questioned. As the radios and local broadcasters do not have the only venue and the corporate media is not the only place. Even live feeds on Youtube gives the voters more access to other sources then the ones supported by the giant multinationals who wants to decide and continue in the same level as of recent as it is profitable to keep it that way.
The other thing that is special about the American Politics are the level of money that the candidates needs to raise, the amount of adverts in the media and how much they matter; that together with the presence how the Super-PACs matters in the campaigns for either senators, representatives and also Presidential Candidates. PAC stands for Public Action Committee (PAC) where they pool funds and collectively works to enhance a campaign for a certain candidate or political idea. They are not supposed to be directly connected with a Candidate up-for nomination or for a State Senator who needs ads and commercial space for their “Message”. The PAC can run to donors and financial beneficiaries that will give to the PAC as a calculation on how they can be “puppets” or necessary persons to get the legislation that the corporations who funds the PAC need. So the business has the opportunity to “own” candidates and nominations instead of the ones that are there in public confidence. That is something that make the American system lacking democratic values as the cash cows and the cash hungry campaigning endorse the idea of corporations funded candidates instead of the party funded and the people funded through this PACs. Therefore the American democracy is very corporate.
The American media that are connected to certain Political Parties and even endorse certain candidates are embedded with the ones that give highest ratings and can keep the legislation in positive favor of the stakeholders and owners of the corporate media. Not the ones that are there for the middle-America or the middle-class, working-class or any other class then the owners of the Multinational corporations or Wall-Marts of America instead citizens.
That is why I am little skeptical to the American Democracy. The value of the vote is less there as the system is built around the corporations and the money train. As of now it is. The ones with wealth, the ability to gain amounts of funds and collect delegates in the inner-party elections get to be the Presidential Candidate for their party. The Positive is the political range in the Democratic and Republican parties as the public can find their different candidate inside their parties.
So as an outsider I am worried and does not like with what I talked about when it comes to democratic values that the money fueled and cash registered American democracy is supposed to be the greatest and the one to aspire to. That in mind as the American Government condemns and explains their values whenever a foreign government holds an election and they are a “stakeholder” in it or support the government there.
Certainly with the values of respecting the ballot and having systems that certainly transparent and securing the vote. As the American Government have had the hanging chad and the electronic malfunction of Florida that helped George W. Bush into power in 2000. That is not the only one issue coming with the ballots loss of value in recent times. Not the delegate system of primaries. I will speak about the election laws.
The Election laws are made to make it harder to register as voter, shorter time and if your felon or former-felon in certain states is impossible to become a voter again. We know that their groups of people who have become disfranchised by the directives and laws. Certainly this deficiency and also fear for ghost-voters make it harder to get voter-ID then getting license at the DMV in some states. If it is easier to get license to ride their Buick in Texas then getting to vote, then there something missing. Certainly something missing in the so-called democratic state in question; I just mentioned Texas the laws might be worse in Utah for all I know.
The main subject is the voters and the ballot should get respect. The Delegate in convention should follow the voters as much as the votes follow the registered ones in the tally; so the ones with the most votes in Indiana should become the Indiana Senator or Representative in Congress and Capitol Hill. That is the same if they are independent, Democratic or Republican.
But why does this matter, it is a principal. That in a democracy the votes should equally matter and the voice of the men and woman who are parts of the civic duty does it in good-faith of dropping their vote and delivering a just change or keeping status quo after their own fate in the government system and picking the right candidate to do so. If the candidate fails in their tenure or term, then the voter can through ballot pick somebody else and change guards of the democracy.
The issues with election laws that disenfranchise people, when the corporations of the media spreads certain message and ideas swallows the minds and the grand idea of the free speech and level playing-field together with the monies used and needed to campaign. Gives the race and campaigning for the Presidency and the Senators’/Representatives addicted to the donors and funders of their campaigns instead of the confidence of their citizens.
And if that is the way and the corporate policy of the American Dream, if that is the vision that the forefathers of the American Democracy wanted for their American Centaury and the American ideals. That cannot be what the men and woman who fought against the British and wanted to be free nation for the settlers. As they wanted to be free to build their own nation in the vision of their citizens not in the vision of GM, Doritos, AIG, Warner Brothers, AT&T and American Express. I don’t believe that the American Government and the citizens who picks the ones that votes for the ones that represent them; that it was built for the corporate citizens for the corporations and to serve the Limited Liability Company (LLC). I thought the American Government and the ideals of their democratic values was built for the citizens and not to fit the corporate agenda and their needed heads-up to get their bills through congress either by lobby-money or PACs to secure the right Candidates in the Senate. Peace.