I’ve taken down the link to my about the verse page due to a lack of interest, and the soon to be disappeared poesy offerings. And I should do the same for my mission statement, but it speaks to a two decade old political ride that now feels hobbled by hooligans, and harlots, and the heave ho of governing process, remedy, and institutional regular order.
“I think when we start having to talk about the differences between sexual assault and sexual harassment … you are having the wrong conversation. You need to draw a line in the sand and say none of it is O.K. None of it is acceptable,” said Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand.
Well lynch ‘em all if you must, but a dose of due process might help to better focus the problem, and might help to better codify what absolutely needs to be cured.
But just like Bush v Gore in 2000, the provided institutional remedy was punked to best serve the politics of the moment.
Democrats trying to fight authoritarianism with the same is a damn shame.