The national crisis America currently is experiencing is scary. It’s being regarded as just the latest in a long line of intense moments we’ve had, but hey, the one thing we admire about ourselves is our ability to handle tough situations.
Indications are, however, that this time is different—or ought to be. Solutions will require radical surgery and very few will agree it ought to done. But first, we must answer the question: Are our political and governmental systems, which are at the heart of our current crisis, beyond repair?