US Political Conventions: Scripted Theater Without Substance – Stephen Lendman

This year’s virtual format aside, Dem and GOP conventions are well-rehearsed, scripted Hollywood sound stage-like productions.

They feature mass deception, bombast over substance, slogans and one-liners over solutions, along with promises made to be broken, bashing the other wing of the one-party state and its presidential candidate.

Both parties are two sides of the same dirty business as usual coin, not a dime’s worth of difference between them on issues mattering most — notably forever wars over peace, corporate empowerment over governance serving everyone equitably, and police state toughness over the rule of law.

Democracy exists in name only, wrapped in the American flag.

US Political Conventions: Scripted Theater Without Substance

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