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Wall Street Wins the Democratic Primaries

March 5, 2020
On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, Vice President Joe Biden holds a campaign rally at Hiatt Middle School. Feb 2, 2020 Photo: Phil Roeder, Flickr
On the eve of the Iowa caucuses, Vice President Joe Biden holds a campaign rally at Hiatt Middle School. Feb 2, 2020 Photo: Phil Roeder, Flickr

The “Super Tuesday” primary elections were won by Wall Street—and Wall Street was proud to take credit. Reuters published a report on Monday regarding their interviews with 14 “bankers, hedge-fund managers, private-equity bigwigs and prominent investors” on Wall Street, who all reported that they were dedicated to “making sure Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders does not get the nomination,” and were “primarily supporting former Vice President Joe Biden,” although they also were willing to support their Wall Street cohort Mike Bloomberg.

Their plan worked. On Monday, a day before the primary elections in 14 states, candidates Amy Klobuchar and Pete Buttigieg, who had obviously been read the riot act by their Wall Street backers, dropped out of the race, holding a press conference with Biden, pledging full support for the bumbling fellow. Biden is not only struggling with mental stability, but is also likely to face criminal charges for his massive corruption in league with the neo-Nazi former regime in Ukraine. Beto O’Rourke, the darling of the Texas liberals, also endorsed Biden, helping to throw the state to Biden.

Sir Michael Bloomberg, the spokesman for the City of London’s Green Fascism agenda—to cut off credit from the western world’s financial system to any industry which produces carbon—came in far behind in all the primaries. He dropped out of the race this morning, while, of course, pledging his billions to support Biden and run attack ads against President Donald Trump.

Only Elizabeth Warren has not dropped out of the race, despite her horrible results in every primary. Why didn’t Wall Street tell her to get out? Trump explained in a tweet: “Wow! If Elizabeth Warren wasn’t in the race, Bernie Sanders would have EASILY won Massachusetts, Minnesota and Texas, not to mention various other states. Our modern day Pocahontas won’t go down in history as a winner, but she may very well go down as the all time great SPOILER!”

Tulsi Gabbard, the only Democratic candidate with any moral fortitude, won only one delegate, in the American Samoa primary. That has significance, however, since the Democratic National Committee (DNC) rules for the debates are that anyone with a delegate can participate in the debates. But—this is the DNC, for whom rules are meaningless. The DNC spokesman immediately announced that “the threshold will go up.”

The character of the Democratic Party debates has been nothing but monetarism, war-mongering, hysteria against Russia and China, and Green ideology. Unfortunately, this is also true of the U.S. Congress—both parties—and most of the leadership in Europe. Helga Zepp-LaRouche today issued a sweeping review of the confluence of crises confronting humanity, concluding that what is required, instead of panic and despair, is a calm assessment of actions which can lift mankind out of the neo-liberal, geopolitical mindset, into the creative state of mind which enabled mankind to climb out of the Dark Age of the 14th century. She emphasized that the crises threatening us today have resulted from the failure to listen to Lyndon LaRouche since his forecast of August 15, 1971, warning that Nixon’s shutting down of the Bretton Woods structure, unleashing currency speculation and radical free-trade doctrines, would lead eventually to both global financial disintegration and global war. Those dangers now confront us.

President Donald Trump has rejected the green fascist policies, the “endless war” doctrine, and insists on friendly relations with Russia and China—but has been held back by the Congress and the neo-cons, both in the Republican Party and in the military-industrial complex. The President has now agreed to President Putin’s proposal for a summit of Russia, China, the U.S., France and the U.K.—the permanent five at the UN Security Council. While some are proposing the summit wait until the UN General Assembly meetings in September, it is urgent that it be convened as soon as possible. It is only such a summit in which Putin, Xi and Trump can take steps to break the British geopolitical divisions in the world, and to adopt the policies Helga Zepp-LaRouche identified in her Feb. 30 statement, “Urgent Appeal to President Trump, President Xi, President Putin, Prime Minister Modi and Leaders of Other Countries for the Emergency Implementation of the Four Laws of Lyndon LaRouche.”

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        

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