Each week, LA Progressive’s editors pick what they regard as a particularly insightful comment from one of our readers, both to draw attention to one particular reader’s thoughts and to encourage more readers to weigh in with their opinions. This week’s pithy "Feedback Friday" response comes from Loren Bliss, who commented on the article by Bruce Lerro, ""Why Is the Ruling Class Putting Up with the Idiot-King?"
The behavior of the Ruling Class makes perfect sense if one assumes — as I do — that its tolerance of the Trump/Pence Regime, like its tolerance of Terminal Climate Change, is actually the deliberate weaponization of both crises.
Thus the Regime is used to destroy the (tiny) remnants of democratic process and prepare the Gestapo-minded forces necessary to protect the Ruling Class if we the people somehow manage to awaken to the fact our masters’ murderous inactivity on climate change is the iceberg-tip of a deliberately genocidal policy intended to (A) reduce the 99 Percent by about 95 percent, with (B) all the non-aristocratic survivors all reduced to slavery.
Indeed this — the Neoliberal plan for restructuring human society into a global slave plantation — is the ONLY rational explanation for the aristocracy’s tolerance of Trump and its tolerance — actually malicious intensification — of climate change. `