The country has seen some scurrilous campaigning before, arguably even worse than that of 2016. In each case, the nation and the democratic process survived
The scales of the court have tilted from the conservative to the liberal side, and the shift has been noticeable.
It’s hard to pinpoint a particular moment when the winds begin to change, but in hindsight I’d say it was when the faces on the screen at the Javits Center started to show alarm, a bit of human-like surprise
As the evening progresses, the drip, drip of bad news turns into a deluge