America’s Luck Runs Out
The playing out of history in the Trumpian age seemed surreal even before the Covid-19 pandemic spread through the world. Within the course of a month, we’ve entered a period of unimaginable chaos. In past mortal crises, America has been lucky enough to have inspired leadership. I’m thinking of the American Revolution and the years that followed in which the founding fathers brought forth the Constitution, how it was Lincoln who was president during the Civil War, Franklin Roosevelt at the depth of the Great Depression and the onset of World War II, and John F, Kennedy during the Cuban Missile Crisis.
On this grave occasion the leader in power is an ignorant malignant narcissist abetted by an assemblage knaves and fools.