Gary Hart: Dynastic Politics Should Frighten!

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Gary Hart: Billion-dollar Clinton campaign should ‘frighten’ Americans

The two-time Democratic presidential candidate is alarmed by current ‘dynastic’ politics.

The prospect of a billion-dollar Clinton campaign “ought to frighten every American,” he said in an interview with POLITICO, and Democrats would be better served by a competitive primary that forced her to speak in more depth about the issues.

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Phi Beta Iota: Dynastic politics is the lowest possible point for a two-party tyranny and — if the US public were not so apathetic and the small parties so self-centered — an opportunity. Absent a precipitating event or a convergence of a few great leaders — Gary Hart, Jesse Ventura, Ralph Nader, Cynthia McKinny, Jill Stein would be a good start — we see no prospects for the healing of the USA in the near term.

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