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Slavoj Žižek would vote for Trump | Žižek.uk
[Transcript below the video.] Question: If you were American who would you vote for? Zizek: Trump. I am horrified at him. I'm just thinking that Hillary is the true danger. Why? She built an impossible all-inclusive coalition. Look, the one point when I fully agreed with Trump was, you remember, when Bernie Sanders endorsed Hillary? He said, Trump - wasn't it simply true? - he said it's like somebody from Occupy Wall Street endorsing Lehman Brothers. In every society there is a whole network of unwritten rules, how politics works, and how you build consensus. Trump disturbed this. And if Trump wins, both big parties, Republicans and Democrats would have to return to basics, rethink themselves, and maybe some things can happen there. That's my desperate, very desperate hope, that if Trump wins... Listen, America is still not a dictatorial state, he will not introduce fascism. But it will be a kind of big awakening. New political processes will be set in