Listen: The RNC’s shocking
Evaluation of the 1/6 Insurrection as a
Garden-variety political discussion
Is—in two words—nutty scary. I
Think we need a collective gut check
In which we figure out why so
Many Americans would again willingly
Assign the Ship of State to actors who’ll
Titanically steer toward (melting) icebergs
Even as its keel has just been stabilized.
Please explain the “enthusiasm gap”
Observed when one political party is
Legitimizing violence, hatred and fear
In order to win the voters they’ll permit
To exercise our treasured franchise,
Intimidating election workers, seeking to
Capture the mechanisms to count votes—
All to reverse progress toward equity
Long fought for and seemingly won…
Doesn’t it strike you as the definition of
Insanity to learn that there is
Such a willingness to support
Candidates for a party that
Overtly sides with a Russian tyrant and
Usurps rights here while denying
Responsibility for grievous wrongs?
Surely before November, 2022, the
Electorate will—must—see the light!
UPDATE: Here is one list of organizations that are helping the Ukrainian people.