Independence Day

The drowning of democracy

Photo by Kristopher Roller on Unsplash

The truth, inconveniently, is that we knew all of this.

Alarms were ringing, red flags flying, we were up to our ankles in damning alerts all through the campaign. Long before the election of 2016, we knew that the Republican candidate was a racist, sexist, lying, mob-tied, scandal-ridden, incurious cartoon clown. A dangerous, incompetent, cruel egomaniac who has…

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