the 2016 U.s. election
by richard paul
Do not mourn for the failure of the elitist
pigs! Instead, cheer for the triumph of the
working class, the jobless, the disaffected, the
“deplorables!” In an earlier day, we were
derided as “the great unwashed.” But what
we really are is The People.
“We’re the people….we keep a-comin”,
as Jane Darwell says in the closing lines of the
film of The Grapes of Wrath. And no matter
how much and how hard the elitist pigs push us
down, theycan’t push us out. So let us
celebrate the victory of working class over
Created: January 27, 2017
Richard Paul is a novelist, dramatist, and poet who has lived in Toronto, Boston, and Colombo, Sri Lanka. Among his credits are Poets Online and Fantastique.