Electoralism/Democratism

Chomsky: I’d ‘absolutely’ vote for Hillary Clinton

There are many things that I admire about Noam Chomsky, but this is absolute crap. That this man is considered the world’s leading exponent of left-anarchism is pathetic. If someone of his stature had spend his career promoting actual libertarian socialism and anti-state radicalism rather than Keynesian liberal garbage and, now, Blue Tribe loyalism for its own sake, the cause of anarchism might be much further along by now.

By Nolan D. McCaskill

Politico.Com

Noam Chomsky would “absolutely” choose Hillary Clinton over the Republican nominee if he lived in a swing state, but her primary challenger, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, “doesn’t have much of a chance,” the MIT professor and intellectual said in a recent interview.

Chomsky, who lives in the blue state of Massachusetts, said he would vote for Clinton if he lived in a swing state such as Ohio.

“Oh absolutely…my vote would be against the Republican candidate,” Chomsky told Al Jazeera English’s Mehdi Hasan in a two-part interview — part of which will air Friday on “UpFront.”

Chomsky cited “enormous differences” between the two major political parties. “Every Republican candidate is either a climate change denier or a skeptic who says we can’t do it,” Chomsky said. “What they are saying is, ‘Let’s destroy the world.’ Is that worth voting against? Yeah.”

The MIT academic, a self-described libertarian socialist, called Sanders “a New Dealer” rather than a “socialist,” and praised him overall but offered a grim view for his campaign.

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