Getting Away

The Kavanaugh hearing was the most flagrant display yet of the sicknesses at the core of the United States. The tribal divisions were more bare than usual. No one cared about clear abuse of women or obvious ongoing alcohol addiction issues or rather obvious lying that demonstrated how clearly unfit the many is for a judicial position. He was their boy, and that was enough for him to get away with it.

There are no principles left for the nation, only force.

We can and likely will get past some of the worst of this after the November election. Then again, the rise of one party to a position of power and the ability to check these abuses will only make the situation worse in the immediate term. It’s hard to know how to get past this.

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Me, Too

Me, too.

Two simple words betray enough emotion to define an entire being, or when swallowed and pushed aside devour a person from inside.

Me, too.

Two simple words repeated in a cadence, one person after another, leaving thousands of words unsaid and thousands more falling between them

Me, too.

Two simple words dominated social media this week. By repeating them over and over, they defined a monster which has consumed generations of women and defined far too much of their lives.

Me, too.

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