(It’s been a while since I’ve added commentary to these regular prompts, but this week’s unprecedented political actions by a certain president and/or his administration have elicited a visceral response that, as a writer, I must write about. So that’s your heads-up: some might consider what follows a rant, but it’s really more of a call to action. I apologize in advance if it’s a little disjointed.)
The First Amendment is not an accident. My deeply held conviction, supported with a lot of evidence, is what might do this country in to where we cease to exist as a vital democracy, as a Constitutional democracy, is not terrorism or a weak economy but what will do us in is a secret government.
This is hard to write. My thoughts and distress are swirling so swiftly in my brain it’s hard to corral them into some semblance of written sense.
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