Audacious Epigone is currently on a social media hiatus (hopefully for reasons that aren’t too serious). In this post about Middle America finding within itself the will to survive, a comment jumped out at me.
First, the highlighted comment from Screwtape:
George Washington lost at least three major battles before he was able to secure a victory.
I’m trying to grasp for a silver lining in the dark clouds over Trump, but yes, he looks to be maneuvering toward the status quo.
The thing is, he is surrounded by enemies. He has no true side from which he can direct his forces.
Did he underestimate the landscape? Probably. Did his base? Probably.
He got his mandate at the ballot box and has done some good things, some mediocre things, and some bad things along the way.
But what did all of those voters do after they pulled the lever?
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