So what will you do after democracy dies?
Who will we be after democracy dies?
After democracy dies, will we remember the country we had? Will we remember all that we lost? How will we explain what we allowed to happen?
Will we be ashamed after democracy dies?
After democracy dies, maybe we’ll be haunted by the fact that we had a chance to save it — and did not. Distracted by tribalism, we did not. Living in denial, we did not. Watching in mounting dread, we did not.
After democracy dies, maybe we’ll wonder why we failed.
It’s not like what’s happening is being done in secret. After democracy dies, we will remember that Republicans built the architecture of fascism under our very noses by baselessly undermining the credibility of the 2020 election and passing a series of voter-suppression laws.
And Politico reports that conspiracy theorists who think Donald Trump was robbed of victory last year are campaigning to become election officials in battleground states.
Imagine: Next year, the question of whether or not your ballot counts could be in the hands of some Q-following fabulist who considers Trump the chosen of God.