America is more seriously divided now than at any time since the Civil War, with the possible exception of the Vietnam era, which sent hundreds of thousands of Americans raging into the streets. That's what came to mind Saturday as I saw a women-led revolt against a chief executive they find revolting.
More than eight years ago, candidate Barack Obama offered America "hope and change." America accepted. About eight days ago, Michelle Obama lamented the death of hope, but the 62.2 million Americans who voted for Donald J. Trump don't see it that way.
JOURNALIST and TV pundit Kirsten Powers has a problem with her own people — liberals. The liberal columnist for USA Today doesn't have a problem with all liberals, just the subset she defines as the "illiberal left." As political discourse has become more coarse, she sees growing danger.