A Quote to Ponder
A somber thought about this present moment.
As we learn more and more about the Trump administration and January 6th, 2021 as well as looking around at how many American citizens regard that election, I was struck by this from Barton Gellman’s essays in The Atlantic: Trumps’ Next Coup has Already Begun:
“Nothing close to this loss of faith in democracy has happened here before. Even Confederates recognized Lincoln’s election; they tried to secede because they knew they had lost.”