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"What's happening in Gaza is not genocide. We reject that," Biden said at a Jewish American Heritage Month event at the White House.

I can't tell if he's pandering or trying to lose the election

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[–] [email protected] 22 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago) (10 children)

The neoliberal colonialist stranglehold world order is collapsing so fast it is making my head spin.

The centrist, austerity minded democrats who have enjoyed power in the US for the last couple of decades are absolutely self immolating, they look like utter absolute murderous clowns when they claim with a straight face that the Palestinian Genocide is not a Genocide.

Make no mistake this is a turning point, no matter what happens in this election, this kind of democrat who supports whatever Israel does because... well because.... to the point of pretending an ongoing genocide being done with your weapons and fighter jets doesn't exist is toast.

No matter what happens in this election, the kind of mainstream media that is towing the line Israel by giving them complete diplomatic and narrative immunity towards being the bad guys when Israel is committing a genocide against the Palestinians every day as we speak... it is detonating the strangehold of conservative, ideologically bereft centrist who have been trying to manage the global status quo without actually conceding to progressive changes to it.

The critical change here is that milquetoast democrats used to be globally regarded as at least somewhat rationale and ethically minded compared to the dumpster that is american conservatism, but this genocide is thoroughly proving to the world that most centrist democrats are just the good cop to the bad cop republicans, and if push comes to shove a good cop has no problem filling in for the role of bad cop when they perceive it will retain their violent power.

I really don't think the rich and powerful who controlling basically everything in the US have any idea how deep a majority of US citizen's revulsion over the pointlessness of the Iraq war has burrowed into their psyche. They really don't get it, they think we are just going to roll over and accept US imperialism/military industrial complex as "just the way it is honey" like our parents did but we are FAR stronger and more politically aware than our parents were and FARRRRRRR more jaded in a way that makes us suspect of the basic legitimacy of the military industrial complex at every turn we have to interact with it.

[–] [email protected] 13 points 1 month ago (2 children)

While I don't disagree with what you're saying, holy FUCK, you need to learn how to break up your thoughts with a period. You have 5 paragraphs and 6 periods.

[–] JustZ 6 points 1 month ago (1 children)
[–] APassenger 6 points 1 month ago (2 children)
[–] [email protected] 5 points 1 month ago

I’m pregnant with a podcast,


[–] JustZ 2 points 1 month ago (1 children)

That's very funny. I wish I could take credit for that joke but I was talking about schizophrenia.

[–] APassenger 1 points 1 month ago

Yeah... That's how I read your post, but I paused and decided I wasn't sure and I'd zig a little.

I mean... That is a lot of missed periods. I'd expect a baby or a medical condition, too.

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