To Nobly Save the Last, Best Hope

US Capitol in Snow from Reflecting Pool

Today is a tragic day in the history of our republic. We have witnessed an assault on the rule of law and on the hallowed traditions of our democracy. It is a violence rooted in ignorance and fear, and driven by hate, racism, and White Supremacy. Such violence and lawlessness must be denounced and opposed. And it must also be countered by providing a foundation greater than hate and ignorance, violence and lawlessness.

Too Political

I. BEGINNING So, I went into the polling place the other day ready to cast my vote as a dutiful citizen.  I took my ballot from the ballot clerk and my little golf pencil and walked over to the voting booth.  I started to fill in the bubbles next to candidates’ names.  I started to…