Imagine the dream of the 2008 election. A true, honest, progressive President that fit Americans’ needs got elected to the White House. Imagine 2016:
*No backing ISIS; no war in Syria, condemnation of Turkey as harshly as ISIS (because they are the same thing), no regime change in Iraq via ISIS, no “Assad must go”
*No more Iran sanctions (except maybe terrorism-related); a thorough condemnation of those spouting the unicorn of Iranian nuclear weapons’ possibility or danger. A strict defense of the right of the Iranian government to acquire nuclear weapons as an expression and defense of Iran’s national sovereignty.
*NO LIBYAN WAR!!!! (Or, if one, guarantee of a stable Libyan democracy, not ISIS on the Mediterranean, which is what Obama willed)
*NO EXPANSION OF NSA!!!
*NO THREATS TO APPLIED MATHEMATICS!!!
*NO SUPPORT OF UKROMAIDAN!!!
*NO SANCTIONS ON RUSSIA FOR KRIM AND DONBASS!!!
*NO SECRET DECISIONS TO KILL AMERICAN CITIZENS AND THEIR FAMILIES!!!
*Release the 28 pages
*Don’t overclassify Hillary’s emails
*Release the third volume of the torture report
*Prosecute George Bush and Dick Cheney for whatever crimes they might have committed
On Economic Policy:
*Called on the Fed to substantially loosen monetary policy
*No fiscal stimulus
*Support construction in high-rent cities.
*Support the removal of various restrictions working against the typical consumer (sugar quotas, etc.)
*Find ways to encourage employers to move jobs to impoverished areas of the country
*Do far more in removing needless regulation
*Abolish the minimum wage (not really necessary, though)
*Support some kind of tax credit for employers for expanding their workforce
On other policy:
*Appoint Supreme Court appointees that actually care about the American people and don’t think special privileges for the rich and the stupid-on-average ethnicitied are “a wonderful thing because it means even if you’re not as qualified as others you’re going to get that slight advantage.”
*Berate the police in Ferguson and Baltimore for not doing enough to protect people, and don’t pander to Blacks-you already have their support
*No pandering to religion
*Act as a unifer