“How many ‘reckonings’ can a country have at once?” asks ⁦⁩. And indeed that is what it feels like in Washington this week.
Classy take from ⁦⁩ “The capital often lurches in a matter of seconds from class to crass”
"Yet her ability to cling to life at a time when so many creaky institutions were barely clinging to theirs represented a quiet state of defiance" .
How many reckonings can a country have at once? captures the sadness, rage and exhaustion permeating Washington.
For how many “reckonings” can a country have at once? No matter where you sit, America seems to have a reckonings backlog — over racial justice, gender equality, public health, the rule of law and voting rights. excellent encapsulation from
"The capital often lurches in a matter of seconds from class to crass, from the deeply personal to the nakedly political."
"How many 'reckonings' can a country have at once?" Really nice joint.
Do yourself a favor, read this piece. About as good tone poem on the day, and everything else, as it gets.
"Justice Ginsburg's ability to cling to life at a time when so many creaky institutions were barely clinging to theirs represented a quiet state of defiance." A Capital Engulfed by Sadness and Rage
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