The fact that the election came down to the wire in the swing states, that around 70 million Americans looked at the last four years and opted for more, is an ominous sign for the future of the Republic.
Michelle Goldberg, New York Times
This mirrors my own thoughts over the past few days. It’s a national disgrace that Trump got elected in 2016, and it compounds the disgrace that so many Americans considered him a plausible candidate in 2020. Trump is on the way out, but the sickness he exploited will remain.