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Noam Chomsky: The Ultimate Sellout

Armory of the Revolution

American linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky in conversation at the British Library, London, UK on 19th March 2013. (Photo by David Corio/Redferns) American linguist and philosopher Noam Chomsky in conversation at the British Library, London, UK on 19th March 2013. (Photo by David Corio/Redferns)

The propaganda is so thorough, so pervasive, so ubiquitous, and so complete, that even the most impoverished Americans believe that capitalism is synonymous with freedom.

Free enterprise, free markets, free trade, are Pavlovian bells which cause the multitudes to salivate in agreement.

Little wonder that the left in America is ineffective, impotent, and marginalized.

While Bernie Sanders did offset much of the animus toward socialism, few Americans could explain the system or contrast it with capitalism. Fewer still prioritize it.

That the political left is almost irrelevant is underscored by the absurdity of Noam Chomsky endorsing Hillary Clinton.

Chomsky, the lion of the American, left adds his support of Clinton to that of Charles Koch and Paul Wolfowitz.

It would be humorous if not so terribly tragic.

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