It had already felt like this country was fraying like a worn and long unwashed jacket. And now this.
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is dead.
The very words rocked me back on my heels last night as I climbed the few stairs to the utility room after depositing some recyclables in the blue bin and my phone lit up and those words presented themselves from a “Washington Post” alert and my mind groped for a few seconds to make sure I was reading and comprehending correctly and to my horror I realized that I was and I knew, with sudden and absolute certitude, that I would always remember this moment, just as I do the President Kennedy and Bobby and MLK and my parents’ and my brother’s moments of passing.
I also knew, with equal certitude and immediacy, that as bad as things appear to be now, they are about to get very, very much worse.
That’s because I had zero doubt that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell would wa...Read More