>Was an extremely well-liked, populist president that easily won election two times in a row>His popularity even only increased after the Lewinsky scandal>He came from an ordinary American background as a southern every-man who appealed to both working class whites and blacks>Now is demonized by the left as "le creepy rapist" and "basically a Republican", while the right demonizes him as "illuminati baby-eater satanist"What happened?
> What happened?Internet radicalized Americans.
>>11926087>Now is demonized by the left as "le creepy rapist" and "basically a Republican"The left is more far left now
>inb4 NAFTA>inb4 trying to abolish the 2nd Amendment>inb4 trying to create Soviet-style centrally planned health care>inb4 affirmative action surgeon general who said you should teach your children how to masturbate>inb4 Waco>inb4 claiming Rush Limbaugh caused the Oklahoma City bombing>inb4 repealing Glass-Steagle>inb4 Telecommunications Act>inb4 DMCA>inb4 allowing the government to be flooded with Chinese spies>inb4 not taking Osama Bin Laden when Sudan offered him up on a silver platter>inb4 illegally bombing Serbia for 99 days>inb4 Elian Gonzalez
>>11926145This, people are too fucking retarded to handle the volume of information readily available on the internet and ease with which it can be misleadingly framed. There is no mechanism for negative repercussions for intentionally deceiving people and people are extremely vulnerable to emotionalism and feeling like they are accessing knowledge authorities don't want them to know about - propaganda has become a planet spanning cottage industry and effective strategies for deploying it are common knowledge at this point (and it still fucking works because people are too fucking lazy to employ critical thinking and do external research).
Wow these are some really horrible lies>easily won election two times in a rowHe only won the first election thanks to Perot splitting the vote, an election Perot could have won because he was the populist candidate, but instead he tanked his open election by mysteriously "dropping out" half way through before returning. Clinton was by no means populist he was a globalist elitst the same as HW bush, in fact he was much worse>His popularity even only increased after the Lewinsky scandalBecause the economy had yet to see the effects of his actions (admitting China to the WTO, NAFTA< deregulation of finance, etc) all this came to a head much later in the 2001 and 2008 recessions. >He came from an ordinary American background as a southern every-manHis background was "corrupt Arkansas politician" if anything>as "le creepy rapist" and "basically a Republican",He was, though it's hard to find one way he was different from a Republican especially on economic issues he was more of a Reaganite than HW Bush.
>>11926087>extremely popular president>literally guaranteed landslide win in 1972>largest popular vote margin since WW2>now demonized by both parties as a crookWhat went wrong?
Everybody realized he was a charlatan
>>11926087Brown leftists hate him for not being left enough.
>>11926239he was a crook and an awful president anyway. >affirmative action, opening up China, and saving Israelwow what a guy
>>11926225>He only won the first election thanks to Perot splitting the voteThis was literally deboonked more than 20 years ago.
>>11926145>Internet radicalized Americans.There is an entire political party that doesn't even believe in enforcing border law, whereas back then both parties paid it lip service. There used to be a large number of anti abortion democratic politicians. Now even the ostensible Catholics aren't ant abortion. What do these changes have to do with the internet?
>>11926087The same thing that partly happened to Hillary. Revisionism about what happened in the 90s
>>11926390No it wasn't lmao
>>11926087Donald Trump brought a bunch of women who had accused Bill of sexual harassment and made Democrats look like hypocrites for getting on his case. With his likability shattered, all he had left to fall back on was his policy record, which everybody and their mother knew was just a bunch of neoliberal compromises that ultimately did more harm than good.
>>11926087it's so odd how normoids seem to have a more positive perception of him than Bush II now. Objectively Clinton was so much better overall, and the general public didn't even bother to dispute this in the 2000s so what the fuck happened. And I would say I'm certainly biased towards the GOP in general but Clinton was still a good leader of this country overall objectively, and Bush II was an utter trainwreck, shits weird man I don't get it
>>11926239If not for anything related to Vietnam and Watergate, he'd be one of the best presidents.
>>11926530Uberwealthy Republicans donors love cheap, disenfranchised labor, if you think that Democrats are the only problem on immigration you’re kidding yourself. But the internet has accelerated a trend towards populism.Also, only Christcucks give a rat’s ass about crack whores aborting their rapebabies, and the internet has accelerated the slide of Christcuckery into irrelevance Liberal Catholics have always been a thing. 100 hundred years ago Catholics in first world countries were rolling their eyes at the churches opposition to contraceptives. Now nobody gives a single flying fuck about contraceptives except Christcucks still desperately trying to win converts in the world’s poorest 3rd world shitholes.
>>11926087I want to rape
>>11927351>Now nobody gives a single flying fuck about contraceptives except Christcucks still desperately trying to win converts in the world’s poorest 3rd world shitholes.I read that was about contraceptives being ineffective with various social reasons>regular polygamy >"You bringing a condom because you don't trust me?"And other reasons for people to avoid using them when presented.
>>11926153>The left is more far left nowthe rights out there blocking trucks on the road
Almost all of his policies turned out to be bad>deregulating financial industry, leading to 2008 crash>signing Iraq Liberation Act, leading to disastrous war>deregulating telecommunications, leading to FOX/CNN partisan shitshow>backing Yeltsin blindly without pushing for any kind of accountability or actual democratic reform, leading to rise of PutinAnd it goes on and on.
>>11926145>InternetMore like 24/7 news channels
>>11926164>>inb4 trying to create Soviet-style centrally planned health careThat's a good thing
>>11927987And the left burned down cities last year. What's your point?
>>11927987we had month of riots and literal street battles last year all while the man in charger was called dictator for sitting on his ass doing nothing while cities burned.It was a literal victory lap for the left followed be the election of a elderly figurehead
>>11926164>soviet style centrally planned helth careyou lot deserve to choose between getting treatment or going broke
>>11928467Everyone has job related insurance here. You want shitty government insurance instead? Okay. Enjoy the lowest quality of healthcare in the county. You can get the doctors we send homeless people to for absolutely free.