72 weeks. 504 days. That’s how long the road is to Election night 2020. In 505 days, it will be the “morning after.” Most folks vividly remember the “morning after” last go-around. Shock has a way of searing the brain.
This time will be different, not necessarily because of the outcome (no one knows this yet), but because the angst won’t come after the election — or it least not solely. If we toiled last campaign season in excited oblivion, this time around we will be wringing our hands. The first Democratic debate begins in 9 days, and…
*views here are mine only* Diane Blair Chair in Southern Studies; Assc Prof PLSC; AMST PhD UT-Austin; Truman Scholar; author, The Long Southern Strategy 7/15