Long Arc of the Universe
Talk about turning the bleak page: On his first day as A.G., the honorable Merrick Garland was movingly welcomed by a jubilant applauding crowd; he offered them the alluring vision of an independent DOJ that will "show the American people by word and deed the DOJ pursues equal justice and adheres to the rule of law." Observers responded with a palpable sense of reprieve. "Justice is coming," said one. And, "Can we start arresting people today or do we have to wait? Asking for a nation."