Sunday, January 21, 2018
THE SUN IS OUT AND I AM FULL OF HOPE
When I attended the Women's March in Washington just one year ago, I was stunned by the seemingly endless river of people marching. I had never been a part of anything remotely like it. Even so, a small voice in my head said, "This is lovely, but will it last?" Well, one year later, after Virginia and Alabama and #MeToo and the endless series of horrors of the Trump presidency, the answer appears to be, Yes. There is not the slightest evidence that the resistance has flagged or grown weary. If we keep this up, in ten months' time we shall swamp the Republicans and retake enough of the Government to inflict holy hell on Trump and his minions. He has done vast harm, and will continue to do so, but if we can avoid a brutal, terrifying, and unnecessary war, I think the sun may once again shine in my heart as it now shines in Chapel Hill.