The path ahead for NeverTrumpers is fraught.
In a mafia worldview, service to a country is a bargain for suckers and losers.
Being Great Again is taking a toll, a death toll.
We do not have to become a cult to defeat a cult.
Rigging an election is much harder than it looks, and Republicans can’t even get the easy stuff right.
Fox News has decided that risking the lives of their viewers is a better business decision than alienated their political masters or compromising their cult beliefs.
How do we preserve our humanity while winning a battle against an inhumane system?
Liberal democracies are facing an existential threat from a new generation of authoritarians borrowing old, discredited ideas. But is it accurate to characterize that threat as “fascist,” and if so, why does it matter?
If we can’t recognize the complexity of ordinary people, the capacity of indifference to spawn horror, then we won’t be prepared to halt its rise.
To quote Bart Simpson, they folded faster than Superman on laundry day.