It's The Political System, Stupid!"Voters don't seem to care who wins the election -- as long as there's a backlash" In that sense, biennial election hype is the opiate of the masses -- an opiate made particularly potent because it preys on the psychology of hope. We desperately want to believe that we can mount a successful uprising. And it's true, we can. But not until we realize that both parties are now part of the hostile takeover we seek to confront.
Download opinion by David Sirota. He is a nationally syndicated newspaper columnist, bestselling author and host of the morning drive-time radio show on KKZN-AM760.