Slow-motion coup, people dying of covid. All indices are up up UP--because what other direction would they go? All America is trending negative.
(If the fucking pandemic doesn't wrap up soon, I'm going to have to learn more Roman numerals).
There was a tiny almost-plateau when Biden's victory was announced, but since then, all indices UP. Terror leading....
America is messed up! People need to stay safe and in seclusion.
So four years ago I was interviewed by a wonderful former student, Raikhan Serikova, who was then a grad student in International Journalism at Newcastle University in the UK. She was doing a piece on the US election and wanted to know if I had any thoughts.
I had thoughts.
I wasn’t right about everything! I thought HRC would win, though it would be close. I thought that Trump, if elected, would not seek reelection because he’d be too fucking old.
But I was right about a few things. I said:
So. This shit has got to stop. If you haven’t yet voted—get out there and vote right now. Stand in line if you have to. Risk covid if you have to.