Electoralism/Democratism

I Don’t Have to ‘Vote Blue No Matter Who’

Don’t vote for any of these creeps. Boycott the ruling class parties. If you must vote, then vote for a fringe party (Libertarians, Greens, Socialists, Constitutionalists, Transhumanists, whomever).

By Olivia Harden

Medium

I am an avid Bernie Sanders fan, but after the results of Super Tuesday and the primaries on March 10, I am becoming increasingly nervous about his chances. I can’t say for sure that Biden will win the nomination, and I have not entirely lost hope. But as things stand now, the math is not in Sanders’ favor. I’ve started to prepare myself for the increasingly high possibility that Biden will be the Democratic nominee.

My first election year was in 2016, and I was inspired by Sanders, who favored radical policies that I didn’t even know were possible. I had long accepted my fate as someone on the cusp of being a millennial or Gen-Zer and existing as a Black, queer woman who was going to drown in student debt. The job market is a mess. Climate change will kill us all. Racism in America will continue to thrive. At 18 years old, I didn’t know I could ask for much better. But Sanders has been fighting for America to be better his entire political career.

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