In time, we’ll likely recognize malformed social networks as a problem on par with income inequality or rural poverty. Ironically, the same social media technologies that helped create this problem probably hold our most promising solutions.
All I can offer is a quick recap of a few high points.
The Great China Trade War will play out just like the North Korea nuclear negotiations and the re-naming of NAFTA, just another trademark Trump fraud, paid for by his supporters.
A special ‘Trump Scandals’ edition of the roundup.
One day we might decide to confront the racism at the core of our American experiment. Until then, it remains a lever to be pulled by ambitious cynics, a lingering threat to our health and survival.
When you sell your soul, you better get a good deal because the second-hand market is brutal.
If you thought it took patience and restraint to deal with your obnoxious uncle in better times, just wait till he shows up in a MAGA hat.
For those pining to restore a pre-Trumpian order, a world whose Mitt Romneys and Joe Bidens share cordial dinners together behind a theatrical facade of faux partisan rivalry, my advice is to go home and wait this out.
As Trump and the Republicans scramble to escape the consequences of their crimes, we should ensure that this fight extends all the way to their bank accounts. Make bigotry expensive and it will recede from public life.
The story of the night is that Democrats appear to have reached a key pivot point in their suburban expansion. Meanwhile, America’s angry losers are embracing Fascism with an openness we’ve never before seen.