Monthly Archives: October 2010

Two steps forward, one step back

Right now, it’s hard to recall the sense of elation I felt when we demonstrated that, as a country, we had evolved to the point where we could elect a non-white person President. However, I believe that the current moment is an inevitable backsliding as we move to a more pluralistic society, and in some ways, is more a reflection of the aberrant economic circumstances we find ourselves in than a wholesale rejection of our inevitable future.