As state capitols and D.C. became armed fortresses, Sunday's planned protests on behalf of sedition fizzled into the surreal spectacle of scant yahoos outnumbered by cops, press, dog walkers and roller-bladers. This week's danger of far-right chaos remains - the FBI is now vetting the National Guard - but Chef Jose Andres turned up in D.C. to feed the troops and remind the rest of us, "Democracy should be a celebration, when you win and when you lose, and (this) shouldn't happen, ever again."
"In 1967, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King called out the giant triplets of racism, materialism, and militarism. In 2021, his words are no less relevant."
"Dr. King was an anti-war, anti-capitalist justice seeker who rejected poverty...
"The price of this failure will be paid with lives and livelihoods in the world...