Is America capable of uniting for or against anything anymore, as we did 20 years ago? As one Facebook commenter cracked, "I don't think America could unite behind a love of ice cream, let alone something important." We are way too far gone:
I really derive no enjoyment from being such a pessimist, but I don’t think we can unite anymore on any matter of urgent public policy. We can’t even agree on the depravity of the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol in Washington. Another Monmouth survey conducted earlier this summer found that half of Republican voters characterize the violent attack as “legitimate protest.”
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Sad but true https://t.co/AIGwg5DbCm— Mark J. Sommaruga (@SommarugaMark) September 14, 2021