Ep: 167 America's Political Wasteland

Dr. Uwe Siemon-Netto, Director Emeritus of The League of Faithful Masks discusses the bleak political and cultural outlook for the near future. Simon-Netto covered every US election, as a German news correspondent, since 1964, except when he was in Vietnam during 1968. According to him, things have never been more distressing. Who's to blame? Perhaps not the candidates themselves, but rather the American people who, aligned with "news" that ails to live up to its original, noble calling, have sold their birthright. We discuss Trump, Clinton, and Sanders, as well as the ways in which our European friends are viewing our political cycle.