So far Americans have tolerated Donald Trump out of oceanic complacency, political naïveté, and perhaps a secret yearning to shed the responsibilities of liberty. If there was ever a time for a million-person march on Washington, it is now.
Whatever happened to the America that was on its feet and in the street over grand causes like civil rights or the Vietnam War? Image courtesy of Pixabay
HALIFAX—Whatever happened to the America that was on its feet and in the street over grand causes like civil rights or the Vietnam War?
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