we cannot put it behind us. Trump’s big lie and all that it has provoked are still with us. If we forget what has occurred, the trauma will return, perhaps in even more terrifying form.
The attacks on Congress and the Capitol on January 6th of this year are destined to become a notable part of the ongoing history of this nation. We rely on the media to help us find answers to the ‘why’ and ‘how’ questions, but instead the press, whose independence we cherish and protect, is turning a blind eye, has moved on without delving too deeply for answers. The GOP prefers to simply ‘move on’ and the press is giving in to them, it seems. Robert Reich’s piece in The Guardian yesterday speaks to this issue …
Republicans tried to overturn the election. We can’t just forget that
Americans like to look forward but the effects of Trump’s lies about Covid and the 6 January insurrection are still with us
America prefers to look forward rather than back. We’re a land of second acts. We move on.
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