by Sallie Bingham
It may seem strange to say that last night’s New Hampshire victory, by twenty points, of an apparently harmless, idealistic old man is the beginning of the release of horrors. But I think it may be.
We expected his victory in Vermont and New Hampshire but not by this latest, large percentage. We can understand how his message of radical change appeals to young people and to our increasingly large population of disenfranchised white people—disenfranchised by a political system that ignores them in the same way it has always tried to ignore other minorities. But this is a minority that is not used to being ignored.Read More »