“The old world is dying, and the new world struggles to be born: now is the time of monsters.” America feels completely chaotic today. Protesters are marching in major cities, sometimes looting; police appear to be attacking them and the journalists covering the protests. Rather than calming the situation, the president has thrown gasoline on the fire, which escalated yesterday’s fight with Twitter. Trump launched a blistering verbal attack on China and announced that the United States is withdrawing from the World Health Organization in the midst of a deadly pandemic. Meanwhile, new information suggests that the Trump administration did, indeed, collude with Russia.
— Read on heathercoxrichardson.substack.com/p/may-29-2020
I find Ms. Richardson’s publications right on the money, all of the time. I hope you take the time to click on the link and always read what she has to say. She is a brilliant historian. Remember, the statement made some time ago is true. THOSE WHO DO NOT READ HISTORY ARE DOOMED TO REPEAT THE MISTAKES THAT CAME BEFORE THEM.