The Best-Case Outcome

The pendulum of American politics has for decades gently oscillated about its center, swaying slightly right to left and back again. Then came the force of Trump, pushing it far from its natural resting point. This current state, while shocking, is not sustainable. As soon as he loses the ability to hold us so far out at the edge (and he almost has), the energy he’s added to the system will be released, and the pendulum will swing, swiftly and…