I’m the somewhat rare Baby Boomer who will tell younger people they have it much harder than I did. That is simply the truth. I also have great hope for what my grandchildren’s (mainly today’s young adults) generation is capable of. Keep those two sentiments in mind as you continue to read this piece.
It’s rather bold of me to make predictions over 11 months out from an election. More than one prime minister has lost a snap election he called because the political climate can change so rapidly. Also, no election turns on a single factor. (Many among us are still debating what happened in America’s 2016 election.) That said I think I have one major factor for 2024 figured out: turnout; and it’s more complicated than normal.
This article was written well ahead of scheduled publishing in order to accommodate my travel plans.
The American-led West is in a second cold war with (now) Russia which also has a definite proxy war component. Although neither side will publicly admit it, the situation has existed for at least eight years.
I have to question myself as to whether the decision to use this format today was one of prudence or convenience. My guess is that it is a bit of both. In any event, here we go.
So many things I want to comment on; so little space and time. Without further ado… Continue reading Progressive Sweeping XLIV