Senator Joseph R. McCarthy (R — Wisconsin)

I posed two questions when we were last together¹:

  1. How far from democracy have we fallen? And,
  2. Assuming we are sliding ever closer to a state of tyranny, what can we do about it?

The data suggest overwhelmingly that we’ve moved an ever-increasing distance from democracy — and even farther in the last seven days. Let’s consider three events from just last week: