A Slow River Flows Through the Campaigns
The teleprompters seemed to be climate science deniers. It was as if the political class at the microphones of Philadelphia and Cleveland suffered from a deep racial fear or even sexual fear - of the Earth.
Directly addressing the crisis of our lives was impossible. For Earth activists the conventions were an unnatural but familiar disaster. Hillary's single sentence for the climate pushed it into the laundry list of progressive issues. I was slowly slumping in paralysis like everyone else.