This is Not a Gaffe, This is Walking the Walk

I am not a fan of the Green Party, I think that they play politics to lose, as a way to assauge liberal white guilty.

I am also not a fan of their current Presidential candidate, Jill Stein, who is winking and nodding at some of the more unsavory aspects of her base, most notably anti-vaxxers.

That being said, the fact that Stein has been charged as a result of her role in the protest against the Dakota access pipeline, which is demolishing holy Indian burial sites, is a plus in my book:

Jill Stein, the Green Party presidential candidate, is facing misdemeanor criminal charges in North Dakota after she spray-painted a bulldozer at a rally protesting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday.

Warrants charging Ms. Stein, 66, and her running mate, Ajamu Baraka, with criminal trespass and criminal mischief were issued after several Caterpillar bulldozers were found to have been defaced at the protest, which was held on Tuesday, according to an affidavit prepared by the Morton County Sheriff’s Department.

“Officers were alerted to video that displayed presidential candidate Jill Stein painting the front of one of the Caterpillars with the message ‘I approve this message,’ ” the affidavit said.

The warrants are valid only in North Dakota, said Rob Keller, a spokesman for the Sheriff’s Department, adding that Ms. Stein and Mr. Baraka would be arrested only if they returned to the state.


The pipeline project has met with resistance from many who say that it will destroy sacred Native American sites and potentially threaten the quality of the drinking water at a nearby reservation.

I still ain’t gonna vote for her, but my disdain for her, and her campaign, is no longer complete.

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