The true danger to democracy is cynicism, not anger … “The most amazing thing about the 2016 elections,” Roger Porter of Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government told me, “is that we are likely to elect someone who close to two-thirds of the country does not trust.” The choice offered to Americans this November is the largest failure of the two-party system since (at least) the democratization of the primary process in 1968. –Washington Post
Now the outlines of the presidential election are coming clear. Not only is this Hillary’s race to lose, it is also going to be defined what by what she does or doesn’t do.
The nation, we are learning, is afflicted with terrible cynicism – much of it as a result of Hillary’s actions.
If she is to win the election, she will have to turn the tide of cynicism with personal actions. This is