Elections & Reconciliation

‘So, while some might find it tempting to celebrate the results of the recent election as a victory, it seems to me that there is a glaring issue being ignored. History suggests that US electoral politics behave like a pendulum. Partisan electoral victories lead to political resentment on the losing side, culminating in retributive rallies 4-to-8 years down the line in a samsaric cycle of escalatory retaliation. We have a deeply rooted problem, in this country, with coexistence and reconciliation.’