Red and Blue Alike

The American Pageant has become a Greek Tragedy. The outcomes in America are always clear and predictable. Nothing has brought that into bolder relief than the Covid-19 Pandemic and Americans’ response to it.

From the beginning, we knew it would get out of control in the US. A population for which individualistic thinking is a religious concept would not curtail its Dionysian impulses even to save the lives of others. A country driven by…