On the front pages of today’s digital Times, two stories both of which — especially in combination — stop the heart.
- The mass assault on our democratic government by violent dopey thugs supporting a corrupt outgoing president.
- Russia’s peaceful mass protests against the government in support of his singular opponent, Alexey Navalny, whose life has been dedicated to exposing Putin’s monumental corruption with satirical wit and incomparable courage.
There are thousands more Russians out in the streets than there were American fascists in the Capitol.
The world has chosen to spend some time upside down.