Think of this as Volume 16, Number 22 of A-Clue.com, the online newsletter I've written since 1997. Enjoy.
That's about where we are on America's macro political calendar. We have a new set of assumptions, about power, about right and wrong, in a death struggle with the assumptions that came before it. This is the election on which the crisis turns.
But we don't talk about it. We can't. We talk past each other instead.
There's nothing unusual about this. Right now we are two separate countries – one “red” and one “blue” – and we live with different belief systems. Only one can survive.
It was like this once before, in my lifetime.