This is a Paul Revere moment.
Will Americans who love democracy have the bandwidth to listen to more than a four word message shouted from a horse?
Here is the long form, currently sold out on Amazon but the e-book is cheaper and more Earth-friendly anyway:
We beat the British — but it wasn’t easy. We beat the fascists — but it wasn’t easy. We won the Cold War — but it wasn’t easy. We can hold onto our democracy — but it won’t be easy.
One optimistic note?
Democracy is something conservatives, socialists, libertarians, and progressives all want.
And here’s another:
Putin, very possibly the richest man in the world, is laughing all the way to the bank.
Read Midnight in Washington.
Quote of the Day
It turns out that advancing equal opportunity and economic empowerment is both morally right and good economics, because discrimination, poverty and ignorance restrict growth, while investments in education, infrastructure and scientific and technological research increase it, creating more good jobs and new wealth for all of us.~Bill Clinton
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