Random Thoughts On The Way Down

“Make America Great Again!” “Forward!” “Vive la France!” “Workers of the world, unite!” “Ein Volk, ein Reich, ein F├╝hrer!” “Make love, not war!” “Serve the People!” “Yes We Can!” “Black Power!” “Don’t Mess with Texas!” Political slogans all. Each one loaded with calculated emotional heft, and each one intellectually empty and abstract, often deliberately so. The purpose of these slogans, and others like...