I don’t care who supports Sanders, I don’t care who supports Clinton, but anyone that says that if their candidate doesn’t win they’re staying home so that the Republicans can fuck up the country and teach people a lesson is a fucking asshole that needs to be punched square in the jaw.
Please note that I’m not saying that you can’t vote your conscience, and if your conscience tells you to stay home/write a candidate in/whatever then do that. But if you are doing it because you are willing to sacrifice those who would suffer the most under the Republicans in this war you’re waging against “the establishment”, so that people realize they need to “wake up”, tell me how you’re one fucking iota different than those who send soldiers to die in wars that they won’t be dying in, because I guaran-damn-tee you it isn’t the people who will suffer the worst that are suggesting burning it all down just to teach people a lesson.
If you claim to be progressive, but you’re willing to sacrifice others because you know that you’re right and everyone else deserves what they get, guess what, it’s you that is really the closet conservative, because you’ve got exactly the same mentality.
*If you read all this and you still don’t get which progressives I’m talking about, I’m sorry, I can’t help you. Please knee-jerk to your heart’s content if it makes you feel better.