Even if we are hardened, there are means by which we can recover, correct ourselves, and become again what we should have been but never were.
During an emotional week, this feels like a timely message of hope. The world has seen the worst of America come to the surface over the last four years. It was always there though, hiding in the shadows. I still struggle with any rational understanding of how more than 60 million Americans voted for a fascist, but here we are. Luckily, there’s still a chance for the country to be what it should have been but never was.