You’re tired, I’m tired, everyone’s tired.
Trump revealed sensitive highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and an ambassador in the Oval Office last week. Are we supposed to feel outrage? Moral indignation? We’ve sunk far beyond the point where such feelings are easily accessible. This is a political nihilism, inky black and corrosive to faith in our institutions.
“What will he do next?” we ask, no longer with a resigned amusement but an all-encompassing dread.
(Year Zero/Day One Hundred and Sixteen)