The caesarship of a fake empire

Published Oct 01 2020 at 2:07 PM GMT
  • at passes for political activity in this country is indistinguishable from any other sort of light amusement.
  • Pretending that one man's continued or newfound residency at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue will improve the lot of anyone except the small percent of the population whose relative wealth already shields them (if they wish it to do so) from the worst consequences of misrule is absurdly naive.
  • The horizons of American electoral politics receded long ago.
  • Our system of government is not organized to allow even the ablest and prudent would-be leader to accomplish anything of importance.
  • Even the most obviously horrifying developments that arise out of our digital-commercial industrial complex cannot be arrested; older, more humane social arrangements cannot be restored, the longest standing injustices cannot be rectified.



  • Published Oct 1, 2020 2:07 PM GMT