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You Have a Right to Weariness The struggle for goodness and decency is an eternal struggle; by Charles M. Blow

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'Questions I ask myself regularly, & ones frequently asked of me. People are trying to figure out the proper posture to take in a world riven by deceit and corruption, a world in which the leadership of the country represents an assault on decency. I, as much as anyone, feel trapped by our current predicament. I would love nothing more than to write about other things, worthy things, more intellectually stimulating things. I feel compelled by what I view as history, fundamental & consequential, playing out right before me with nothing short of the life of the republic at stake. And yet, at a certain point, words begin to fail, or the obvious has already been stated. At some point, it becomes clear that the abnormal, outrageous and unacceptable have become a constant, and even the rolling boil of righteous folk’s indignation reduces to a simmer.'

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and he wrote that in November 2018! Before Trump decided to embarrass America by suggesting that Icee shoot people at our borders in the leg, or before he sent his private vampire to a foreign nation to threaten withholding aid (already passed by our CONGRESS) if they don't try to interfere with the American election.,, and before he made the state department his 'squad' of liars... and before he .... agggh!

Submitted on Friday, Oct 4, 2019 at 5:44:40 PM

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