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We have a presidential candidate displaying the hallmarks of a grifter rising to power by exploiting anxieties and weariness of change. In more than a few ways, his pitch resembles that of D.C. Stephenson in the ’20s.
The decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton is understandable but will serve as a defense in other cases where a lesser-known individual is accused of mishandling classified material. So it will now be harder for the government to prevent the leaking of classified information.
Normal office pleasantries like being greeted with smiles or people just going along their day like nothing significant happened took a bizarre “Twilight Zone-esque” twist. I and a lot of my black friends found the silence of colleagues and friends deafening.
What passes for debate in this election seems to represent a new low in the annals of public dialogue. I suggest Indiana has the capacity to go through the next three months without doing damage to our civic fabric.