And thank you Glenn and thank you SHINBONE STAR for giving a clear voice to the pain so many of us have been feeling. I’m also going to slowly lower my presence. Not disappear, just lower my own personal temperature. There are still things that will need saying and issues that will need context and history, but at least we have returned to some kind of sanity. It’s SO overdue!
Four years ago when The Shinbone Star started its mission to oppose the demagogue who had seized control of our nation, I didn’t know just how hard it would be. In fact I expected it to fail.
Back then, the names Joe Biden and Kamala Harris had not entered my thought processes. I only knew that I needed to do something, even if that something lasted only a month or a week.
But The Shinbone Star did last, right up until the moment Donald Trump flew off to whatever awaits him, and competent leadership returned to the White House.
Even for a crusty old newspaperman who’s seen more than his share of bad news, I teared up today when Harris raised her right hand and swore to protect and defend the Constitution of the United States as our new vice president.
Despite the turmoil and pain of the last four…
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