Chomsky told Mehdi Hasan that “leftists” who didn’t vote for Clinton to block Trump made a “bad mistake.” That’s not old age talking. He’s been slinging that hash for decades. He panics right around election time.
Wisest to have teachers, not gurus in politics. Study all the options, learn to think for yourself, learn from mistakes & misjudgments. No one is infallible or speaks ex cathedra in a complicated world.