Charlie Bertsch (cbertsch) wrote,
Charlie Bertsch

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More Polarization

As someone who spent far too much time researching the Nazi Party's Machtergreifung in the early 1930s, I worry about a polarized electorate even while radicals I know celebrate the polarization.

The absence of a center is rarely a boon over the short term unless, that is, you're a falcon seeking freedom.

Having stated my reservations, though, I have to declare that I'm more encouraged as not by today's French election results.

And I'm so, so glad that the Socialists won in Spain.

And then there's the matter of Taiwan.

Do the past two weeks herald the start of something bigger?

Or will the major labels eat up all that alternative energy before the revolution comes?

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