I still read Whitney Fishburn’s newsletter even though I can’t quite figure out what she means by “herd immunity to anxiety and depression” and don’t really get what she’s doing, but today she described what she took from an edition of Heather Cox Richardson’s newsletter, which is that the proto-fascists who led us to Trump have successfully spent the last several decades “crafting the narrative that it’s AMERICA we have to preserve, not democracy”, and, honestly, this might be the most concise synopsis I’ve ever read of how we got to where we are today.

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