I say this as a mother or father, as a supervisor, as a pupil of politics and as a involved human being.
Be very, very observant for the following week and a half.
The mixture of desperation, denial and harmful capability is with out precedent.
Write all of it down. Don’t let the small moments vanish down the reminiscence gap. There will likely be efforts to erase the abuses of energy, within the title of “transferring on.” Don’t enable it. Write it down.
Forgetfulness will be produced intentionally. It’s a instrument of abuse. It permits the abusive to get away with it, repeatedly.
My readership is essentially lecturers and journalists. We’re superb at taking notes. It’s what we do. We’re all about reminiscence.
Write it down. Maintain it. Keep in mind who stated what, who did what and who modified their story.
Accountability is our final, finest hope. When the rapid hazard is previous, there will likely be a temptation to attempt to neglect all of it ever occurred, to exhale with a “whew!” and return to “regular.”
That’s what allowed this to occur.
Bear witness. Write it down. Maintain the receipts. And maintain individuals to account.
A simply peace doesn’t simply occur. It must be produced.
We have to produce it. We’ve seen the choice.