…remembering how some took a truly horrifying event and compounded the horror:
(Courtyard of Old North Church, the North End, Boston)
So many people just went crazy–and others willingly let themselves be led to foolishness. Those of us who counseled caution were called weaklings and quislings. And being proven right still tastes like ashes in my mouth.
It didn’t have to be that way.
It shouldn’t have been that way.
Related: Outraged Liberal is worth reading.