When the President of Mediocrity Incites an Insurrection

Rebecca Solnit, writing in the Literary Hub, has one of the better truth bombs I’ve seen lately.

[perfectpullquote align=”full” bordertop=”false” cite=”” link=”” color=”” class=”” size=”17″]One of the indigestible facts of this country is that most of its terrorism and nearly all its mass shootings are committed by mostly conservative-leaning white men, conservative here meaning those most earnestly committed to their white supremacist-misogynist identity politics, from the unending terrorism of the Klan and other racist groups and the anti-abortion murders of the 1990s to the present-day mayhem.[/perfectpullquote]

It is all identity politics. All of it.