Scrofula Fever

“Let’s Make America Great Again”, says Trump.

“America never stopped being great”, says Hilly Billy Clinton.

Kunstler says (and I guess that is why I love him so much):

“I guess she’s been traveling around the strip-mall wastelands of Carolina failing to notice the carnage that lays upon this land like a mortal scrofula. America has been committing suicide by bad choices for decades.

We took the collateral winnings of World War II and poured it into a suburban sprawl alt-universe so depressing that our citizens are the most over-medicated people in the world. That alone might help to explain how Hillary and Trump lumber inevitably toward their respective nominations. The cheering “folks” marshaled out in the Piggly Wiggly parking lots are so buzzed on Klonopin and Zoloft that they can’t tell how these two odious celebrities epitomize the very forces behind their pharmaceutically-masked despair.”

Read on… Going Full Whig

Oh, and ‘scrofula’?  (I learned a new word) – a disease with glandular swellings, probably a form of tuberculosis.

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