Another excellent post, Caitlin! I know that there are those who think that the repetition is like beating a dead horse, but you have a talent for coming at this issue from many different angles. This is exactly what is needed to penetrate the thick American skull.
Just as Frito-Lay has scientifically perfected the molecular makeup of the Dorito, the establishment has scientifically tuned the election narratives in order to herd the various voter energies into their respective 2-party corrals. And unfortunately, the voters have still not learned that both holding pens lead to the same entrance of the slaughterhouse.