My op-ed, “Corporate Idiocracy and the Manufacturing of ProducTrump,” was just picked up by the Huffington Post. Click here to read it in full. A slightly different version was originally published here in CounterPunch.
Excerpt: “We must not forget that it is the system, not the person, that is the ultimate problem. In fact, there is not really a person here. There is productRump, the tail end of the corporate glitz machine, the rump of a debunk system of hype and distraction in the name of profit and power. Although this butt looms particularly large in its vulgar posturing and machismo, we must not let the backend mask what is behind it. It is only the protruding derrière of an enormous network of media-cracy—i.e. mediocrity—that has produced it [read more]”.