The Call for Unity is a Utopian Fantasy

There is no common ground with extremists

Photo by Rodolfo Quevenco on Unsplash

Last summer, my neighbors planted a red Trump/Pence sign in their front yard. It has been obscured by the snow for many weeks, but is starting to appear again with the creeping thaw. Four months after the election, the sign is slumped and askew, battered by its winter burial, but it has not faded. Four months and dozens of lost…

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