We are at a critical moment, in the middle of a generation-defining pandemic.
The second impeachment trial of Donald Trump may be the last chance for the Democrats to finally recognize that the clear and present danger to American democracy and the rule of law is not Donald Trump but the Republican Party under the sway of Trumpism.
The right wing media ecosystem is ramping up production of rationalizations and false equivalencies in the wake of the storming of the US Capitol. A few talking points . . . . .
He has not taken his first vote on council, and yet it is not hard to look at him and see Charleston’s first black mayor, 350 years in the making. Charismatic, elegant, smart — and, yes, confident …
We can all hope that this “Partial Restoration” period can be accelerated by Senate wins in Georgia, and that it will last for more than the two years between now and mid term elections but anything more than that will require the Democratic Party to actually campaign against the Republican party by de-legitimizing it.
I watch, holding my friend’s hand—like me, a native South Carolinian—as Lindsey Graham says that Brett Kavanaugh has nothing to apologize for.
Ok, I admit it wasn’t nearly as bad as it could have been. But . . .
“If Walter Scott had not resisted arrest, he would not have been shot. He paid the extreme consequence for his conduct. He lost his life for his foolishness.”