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Cornel West endorses Green Party’s Jill Stein, calls Trump “neo-fascist catastrophe,” Clinton “neoliberal disaster”
http://www.salon.com/2016/07/15/cornel_west_endorses_green_partys_jill_stein_calls_trump_neo_fascist_catastrophe_and_clinton_a_neoliberal_disaster/

“I am with her – the only progressive woman in the race,” said Cornel West.

“This November, we need change. Yet we are tied in a choice between Trump, who would be a neo-fascist catastrophe, and Clinton, a neo-liberal disaster. That’s why I am supporting Jill Stein.”

West, the renowned scholar and revolutionary, published an op-ed in The Guardian on Thursday in which he slammed the presidential candidates from both major parties, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and instead endorsed Jill Stein, the presidential candidate for the Green Party.

“Clinton policies of the 1990s generated inequality, mass incarceration, privatization of schools and Wall Street domination,” he wrote.

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Am I reading something into it, or does he sound like he thinks Stein can win?

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