May 31, 2020
Beating the Same Drum
Politics is only of peripheral interest to me. Sometimes I feel that I should write about something else, something besides how awful Trump is and how awful Trump enablers are. I think the reason I keep beating the same drum is that I’m ever mindful of Christiane Amanpour’s exhortation after the 2016 election: “Fight against the normalization of the unacceptable.” The sad thing is that the fight has been lost: Trump’s hating and hateful character, ever renewing itself, bursts ceaselessly out of his bloated persona and spreads across the land: a self-renewing flood of toxic waste impossible to contain behind a dam.