June 6, 2020
Can the Constitution survive civil war?
In 2017, I was enjoying a cup of coffee with a friend at "Gigi's Café," situated in the cloisters of "woke" left Minneapolis. At a nearby window sat a group of elderly, ill tempered radical feminists, worn out from their morning protest march against bête noire President Trump. One came over to our table to speak with my friend, all the while eying my pearl necklace with evident suspicion. Clearly, I did not belong in their sacred space. How is it possible that these elderly rainbow warriors, who have personally benefited from civil rights legislation, now retired from sociology departments with generous pensions, are still so bitter, still chanting, "Down with the patriarchy!"? As I departed their inner sanctum, disregarding their stony glares, an unwelcome thought struck me: "There will be civil war." And here we are, in a situation where a random moment of violence...(Read Full Post)