Even more so than a month ago, Trump is a national emergency, flagrantly violating his oath of office and daring the country to stop him.
Yet the chances of removing him appear as dim as Obamacare’s chances of survival did on Nov. 9, 2016.
Do you remember the images showing throngs of people taking to the streets for the Women’s March?
The size of the crowds, especially compared with Trump’s inauguration, reinforced the fact that most Americans rejected Trumpism.
Jessi Bohon, a teacher in central Tennessee, created one of those moments by connecting the fight to her Christian faith.
As Vox’s Matthew Yglesias wrote last week, public protest “serves as a powerful signal to the rest of society that something extraordinary is happening.”
If anything, protest may be more important than in the past, because the elite institutions that helped bring down Richard Nixon, like political parties and the national media, are weaker today. »