It would be laughable if it was not so dangerous. You have the so called President elect Trump with the majority of the country's population frightened by the thought of his presidency, if he gets there. And he did not even win the vote. Clinton beat him.
Then you have the present President Obama who is so weak that he could not even take on Putin hacking the election to get Trump elected. The majority of the US population have pretty much forgotten he even exists never mind is still the President. Incredible. The authors of this Blog have for years been saying that US imperialism is in a political, economic and military crisis. This is absolutely correct.
Their proxies are getting hammered in the Middle East. They are being confronted by the giant China in the South China seas. They are being pushed back in the Crimea and Ukraine. It will not be long before their own troops begin to rebel. In fact, this has already started with some of the soldiers who fire the US drones writing to Obama demanding that this be stopped. Then there is the economic crisis to come. The new 2008 that is absolutely inevitable. This will shake the country to its core. And it will not be so easy to bail out the big shots this time given the mood of the mass of the population.
And sitting on top of all this will most likely be the moron Trump. It is impossible to say what he will do other than that he will try to ignore the lessons of the past decades which have kept the world and the USA from being blown completely apart or being destroyed completely by climate change. US capitalism is in a political, economic and military crisis and just at this time when it needs astute leadership it is likely to have a racist, sexist, arrogant idiot at the helm.
The working class leadership in the US and internationally is totally intimidated by capitalism. The result is the working class internationally is having a very hard time getting to its feet and putting their imprint on the situation. This is however what is necessary. Only the international working class taking on capitalism and moving to build a new world can avert the catastrophe that capitalism threatens. For the working class to do this a new international revolutionary socialist international of tens and tens of millions is necessary. No small task. But it is the only way.
We all have to look at our lives and work and see how we are contributing to this.