Everyone in the world should get to vote in the United States election … except Americans

…. so says Slavoj Zizek, philosopher and all-around left-wing gadfly. I can’t say I agree with everything he says or thinks, and this interview is no exception, but he definitely has a point here.

Bear in mind that the original quote ( “Everyone in the world should get to vote for the U.S. president”) was from Daniel Ortega. If you don’t know who he is/was I think you should because not so very long ago he was considered Enemy Number One, a sort of Central American Osama B. Laden, by our rabidly paranoid and warmongering president. No, not George W. Bush. A different one.

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