If you watch one thing tonight, let it be this — @maziehirono gives a powerful, impassioned speech. Beyond words.
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VIRGINIA, and everywhere else for that matter, I am the only thing standing between you and your 2nd Amendment. If I am re-elected, it is 100% SAFE. If not, it is GONE!
Now one could say “instead of doing this, Democrats should change all their policy positions to downweight the interests and preferences of non-white peope and city-dwellers.” But the idea of equality under the law among citizens seems worth fighting for.
This is a useful thread from @Nate_Cohn and I would say that liberals need to conceptualize the problem as an interlocking set of failures of democratic legitimacy.
The coronavirus has killed about 200,000 Americans, and some public health experts fear that toll could double by the end of the year. That has prompted no rethinking from the president about his handling of the pandemic.