From My Blog:

The Last Day of Disco(rd)

Posted on January 20, 2021

Roxane Gay puts it perfectly.

Trump is the living embodiment of shamelessness. He cannot be shamed. He does not care about the 400,000 dead Americans he has barely acknowledged. He does not care about the suffering he has caused. He does not care about anything that happens beyond the country’s borders. He does not care that he has disrupted the peaceful transfer of power. He is a catastrophe and he does not care. His children are exactly like him. His wife is exactly like him. I wish nothing but the very worst for them, for the rest of their days.

And, more importantly:

The inauguration of Joe Biden and Kamala Harris should be a celebration, not only because a humane person has been elected as the 46th president of the United States (the lowest bar), but because Kamala Harris will be the first woman vice-president, the first Black vice-president, the first South Asian vice-president. Whether you share her politics or not, this is a big deal and it has been completely forgotten as we watch the spectacle that is the Trump presidency sputters to its inevitably ignominious end.


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