Thursday, November 4, 2010

Paul Craig Roberts Nails It. Again.

In his post today at CounterPunch, Paul Craig Roberts concisely summarizes how we went from a two-party system of political competition to a one-party sytstem of political theater.  His concluding paragraphs are sobering (and correct):

On top of all the other factors that have made American elections meaningless, voters cannot even get correct information from the media about the problems that they and the country face. 

As the economic situation is likely to continue deteriorating, the anger will grow. But the oligarchs will direct the anger away from themselves and toward the vulnerable elements of the domestic population and  “foreign enemies.”