There Is No ‘Correct’ in a Wounded America
Liberals and conservatives each claim the ‘moral majority’ (whatever the hell that is) in a severely wounded American body politic. And both are as dead-wrong as foxhounds running a deer trail.
When confusion reigns, loud voices overwhelm quiet consideration.
Sometimes (most times) it’s a good idea to lock oneself away in a quiet room and reflect on how we got where we are in personal relationships, business or politics. Two fingers of bourbon isn’t required, but it’s not a bad idea. Time is almost always the winner, time to reflect with a clear head. Modern society keeps us short on that, but it’s usually there if we make it our business to take it.
The current state of American political confrontation is not due to an unexpected pandemic, but a long, slow sickness that crept upon us as unnoticed as watching our children grow toward puberty or climate change’s gradual takeover. But the kids became adults and moved away at very nearly the same pace as wildfires, floods, tornadoes and dro…