“Our democracy hangs in the balance.”

That is the first sentence of an op ed now up at the website of The New York Times, whose title is America, This Is Your Chance and which is subtitled “We must get it right this time or risk losing our democracy forever.” The author is Michelle Alexander, perhaps best known as the author…

These new crisis-management poll numbers are just awful for Trump

For anyone who thought the Teflon Don could just bluster and gaslight his way through the election season and beyond, the latest Quinnipiac poll should be eye-opening. Not only do Americans think Trump is bad in a crisis (duh), they also show a lot more confidence in his likely Democratic opponent, Joe Biden. The Washington Post’s…

Well, we finally have our crisis.

This really shouldn’t come as any kind of a surprise. Like the family of a terminally ill patient, we’ve been dreading this day for some time now. The final outcome was never in doubt, the only questions left were when, and how. The when is now, but the how is what is harder to wrap…