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And everybody pays the price.
This whole Trump, right-wing, extremist, fascist, neo-Nazi, Evangelical fanaticism stuff going on in America – it’s just your garden variety battle of good versus evil. Nothing new here.
Now, it is vital that good prevail. For that to happen, all those women and men willing to fight for it must keep at it until it does prevail. As simple as that.
Meanwhile, rhetoric will get nasty, misleading statements will be made, deception will be rampant, truth will be labeled a lie and a lie will be labeled as truth. Folks will justify all of it one way or another. In fact, even suggesting murder will become routine. No matter how repulsive, disgusting, inhumane people’s behavior gets, it will somehow be glorified as “God’s work” or in any number of other ways. Familiar tropes will be used to instigate conflict as per usual.
Do I even need to mention that the Jews will be blamed for everything? It goes without saying nowadays, doesn’t it?
At the end of the day, it is important to focus on what needs to be done to keep the balance between the crazy right and crazy left.
America can and will fall if either of the extremes takes hold. So, let’s all keep working on driving this country back to the middle.