1) system is so broken, maybe this crazy sh*t POTUS does can break it more so it can be fixed. Nothing worked before: why NOT this?
2) yeah, awful things are happening, but that isn't about me. I like that POTUS says it's ok to think about my homestead first /3
There is no failsafe. There is no bloody star chamber that will activate to save our behinds. There is, in fact, only us. /6
Well. We haven't. Not yet. /7
Idaho, one of the deepest-red states in the union. Where about 10% of the population of our town came out to protest. /8
And then came a little old gentleman named Rob, who had been interned in the Minidoka "war relocation center" (aka internment camp) in Idaho at the beginning of WWII /10
Eventually, they got bored, and let him go. /14
And he pulls out a harmonica & he plays the Star-Spangled Banner.
And pretty much everyone bursts into tears /16
But the 1000 people were made better by his honesty and bravery, and by his American experience.
This has always been us. WE are our own star chamber. We fall down, a lot, but we get better. /21
You can do more than you think. We can all do more than we think. /22