This past week, my daughter has puzzled over how to act in a world where the political dialogue is so bitterly polarized. She wants to be a writer and, at 15, she already is.
Over the first week of summer break, she’s worked on a 1,000 word essay on the political divide. For fun. This apple didn’t fall far from the tree.
When President Barack Obama was elected, my kids were just 5. For eight years, we lived in a time where the moral arc of the universe, while not always easy to see, moved mostly toward justice.