Alison Clement

observations from a novelist who sometimes wants to say something small and see it published immediately

not exactly Pinochet, but you know what I mean


The photographs of Chileans celebrating in the streets after Allende was elected remind me a little of the pictures of people here, after Obama’s election night.  For a moment, goodness triumphed.  And then it changed again. And then it was worse, more stupid and more cruel, than anyone could have imagined.

Categories: Fascism, Obama, Republicans

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