Evil prospers when good men do nothing’ ain’t that the truth.
We shouldn’t be surprised that fundamentalists, of all stripes, everywhere, are exercised and fuming.
We shouldn’t be surprised that these profound changes come at a much steeper cost than it seems would lie true in the 20th century.
We shouldn’t be surprised if not everyone is totally down with it.
But if we live through this precarious moment if his catastrophic instinct to retaliate doesn’t lead us to nuclear winter, we will have much to thank this president for because he will have woken us up to how fragile freedom really is.
The whip of the Executive can, through a Twitter feed, lash and intimidate, punish and humiliate, delegitimize the press and imagined enemies with spasmodic regularity and easily provoked predictability.