“It was last month that John Kerry famously accused Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov of living in a “parallel universe.” The US Secretary of State of course got it backwards. The alternate reality is the one he and other US officials are surfing in. Millions of Americans, in fact, are hopelessly entrapped in this alternate reality, this parallel universe, and I am not optimistic they will find their way out anytime soon.”
After watching last night’s debate, I’ve come to the conclusion that Americans, or at least our political leaders, really and truly are living in a parallel universe.
The most pressing issues facing our country at this time–our support of terrorists in Syria, our nuclear brinksmanship with Russia, the power of the Israeli lobby, the control of the media–all went unaddressed. They went unaddressed by: a) the candidates, b) the two debate moderators, and, c) the selected audience members who were allowed to ask questions.
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