Simultaneous to Donald Trump being elected president Leonard Cohen died.
I must have been around sixteen when I got those first three Leonard Cohen albums from the bargain bin at Two Guys for a dollar each and only yesterday I downloaded his last set of songs so this SNL tribute was quite moving…
But as a 9/11-style elegy to a Hillary Clinton presidency? Not so much.
A career politician taking positions of convenience on NAFTA and the Iraq War while perpetuating pay-to-play politics and, specific to this blog, the decimation of our various retirement systems as the general public stays silent blissfully dumbed-down and numbed-out by a kleptocracy bent on maintinaing their fiefdoms.
Donald Trump may not be much of a change (though this is encouraging) but, once again, Leonard says it for me…