“We may speak again when they have returned to their senses.”
“Once learned, such truths cannot be unlearned, they can only be stubbornly denied.”
“…on yet another level I am horrified by the tension that comes with seeing one too many coincidences; having read and remembered one too many familiar stories.”
“I come back to this quote now and again — not verbatim, just the operative tones and phrases of it.”
“How?” we ask. “Why? Have you not seen and heard this buffoon?”
Things begun; things not yet over.
On a criminal president’s celebration of criminal justice reform.