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EUSEBIUS MCKAISER | Freedom Day would be a good idea, but we’re in deeper trouble than you think

Damage to democracy is so serious that we need to focus on that rather than be wistful about a society that doesn’t exist

27 April 2022 - 17:02

If you want warm and fuzzy feelings on this cold Freedom Day, do not read beyond this sentence. It will spoil your mood. You have been duly warned. I could not sleep last night because I dreaded the prospect of writing about Freedom Day. I scanned the blogosphere to see what others had to say in the hope of affirming my trepidation that I should not write what I am inclined to. Alas, my addiction to writing honestly (which is not to say you must agree with the conclusions I reach or the route to them) compelled me to sit down and explain myself...

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