"The “Small Kindness” Perception: In threatening and survival situations, we look for evidence of hope — a small sign that the situation may improve. When an abuser/controller shows the victim some small kindness, even though it is to the abuser’s benefit as well, the victim interprets that small kindness as a positive trait of the captor."
The question is now how many Americans are in survival mode at the moment, struggling to get food on the table, a roof over their heads, medical care, struggling to find a job? And what is Hillary's small kindness if not a non-binding "progressive" platform? […]