Caitlin Johnstone does great work exposing and commenting upon the depredations of government. However, her sympathies are apparently with the leftists and socialists, which means either that she believes in still more government, or perhaps governments stocked with the “right” people. Both are pipe dreams if she thinks they’re going to improve the lives of the average people for whom she purports to speak. There’s no disputing that Jeremy Corbyn didn’t receive fair treatment from the British press and the powers that be, but even if nobody had said a bad word about him he never had a chance against Boris Johnson this election, especially with his straddle on Brexit. Sometimes people vote against people who want to “solve” their problems through government, usually when they’re well and rightly sick of the government they already have. From Johnstone at medium.com:
Ladies and gentlemen I have here at my fingertips indisputable proof that egregious election meddling took place in the United Kingdom on Thursday.
Before you get all excited, no, it wasn’t the Russians. It wasn’t the Chinese, the Iranians, Cobra Command or the Legion of Doom. I’m not going to get any Rachel Maddow-sized paychecks for revealing this evidence to you, nor am I going to draw in millions of credulous viewers waiting with bated breath for a bombshell revelation of an international conspiracy that will invalidate the results of the election.
In fact, hardly anyone will even care.
Hardly anyone will care because this election interference has been happening right out in the open, and was perfectly legal. And nobody will suffer any consequences for it.