Has the Presidential Election Been Bought by a Counterfeit Currency?

If national polls are to be taken as a general trend lasting into November, then it could be that Trump will win against Biden. It’s a real possibility that this man fighting 91 court charges could once more be President. It seems that voters are being bought–purchased by the counterfeit-currency of lies. The GOP message to voters is: “you will bank more money if Trump is elected.” A lie…but…


Greed is an altered state. It’s a kind of drunkenness. It makes people stupid. More likely to believe lies.

Yes, Biden made a mistake, with respect to support on the left. He shouldn’t have eagerly leapt at supporting Israel’s retaliation against Hamas’s brutal incursion of October 7–a retaliation which Netanyahu’s political opportunism turned into a panoply of war crimes. But the latest Big Lie from Republicans is a simple falsehood endlessly echo-chambered: the claim that Biden’s economy is faltering. And Trump will, supposedly, put more money in the public’s pocket. The average person will probably feel some shame, in voting for Trump. They know he’s a rapist, a liar, a con artist, and they may even suspect that he is a Russian Kompromat. A traitor. But they’ll vote for him out of kneejerk, salivating GREED. “I’ll have more money in the bank if Trump is elected.”

They won’t be proud of it. But many of them will do it. Partly because they believe the lie about the economy. Partly because of simple…