Further articles on the same subject
The central story of American politics right now is that one of the two parties is *radicalizing against democracy* in front of our eyes. There are tons of other stories as well, but they all come after that, I think.
Gallup: 88% of Americans are not satisfied with the way things are going
Pres. Biden delivers an update on containing Covid-19: "We have recently discovered in the final days of the transition and it wasn't until the final day that we got the cooperation we needed — Once we arrived, a vaccine program is in worse shape than we anticipated or expected."
After the mob stormed the capitol and beat people with hockey sticks and flag poles, and chanted "Hang Mike Pence!" and prowled around looking for members of congress to kill or capture, a majority of GOP members of congress came back into the chamge and voted with the mob!
So, today I pointed out that Politico's blow-up over me writing Playbook wasn't about me being cancelled -- it was about woke staffers cudgeling editors into never reaching across the aisle again. Now I have a pretty great example of this problem in action.
“One of the hardest things for many of us… [is] to know that all of these individual tragedies are happening when it feels so many could be prevented.” - Co-founder of @CovidJusticeUk Jo Goodman, who lost her dad to Covid, comments on the UK reaching 100,000 deaths #Newsnight