This. Such much thisness. Just read it.
And if you doubt its veracity, think back to how many times you read (or wrote) variations on the "Jill Stein is an anti-vaxxer" smear. Those variations didn't even vary all that much.
I'd like to believe that Caitlin Johnstone's youthful experiments with psychedelics has helped her in developing that "mental sovereignty" she often writes and talks about. But I'd wager that I know a few psychonauts—or occasional hallucinogenic dabblers—who nevertheless have relinquished that sovereignty, frequently add echoes to the liberal echo-chamber, and vote Democratic mostly out of fear.
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