Make Politics Boring Again
Last updated 5/24/2021 at 8:22am
America’s political discourse yearns for decency and honor – both unfortunately unattainable stoic virtues today – but re-legitimizing and reinvigorating citizens’ democratic motives requires us to admit that politics should be more mundane than entertaining.
It is detrimental if tomorrow’s headlines originate from Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez’s “woke” Twitter account, Madison Cawthorn’s biceps appearing in The View, Roy Cooper’s ex tempore fundraising trip to Tampa or Ivanka Trump’s inauthentic conservatism. The citizens of this great nation should recall that political...