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December 13, 2019
What can we say on days like this, we leftists and liberals? I will probably, at some point, deliver some tedious variant on my usual rant against both the forces of the rich and powerful, and the seemingly incorrigible self-harming stupidity of those who believe them, and vote for their representatives. But not today. Not today. Today is a day for numbness and silence, and letting this pervasive sense of cold fury sit there and ferment. And to consider that at the age of sixty I am, for the first time in my life, thinking thoughts of bloody revolution.