A divided nation asks: What’s holding our country together?
(AP) — After a highly contentious, seemingly never-ending election season in 2020, many feel a sense of loss. For some folks, it’s that their candidate didn’t prevail.
For others, the losses are more intangible and heartbreakingly profound: A sense of dignity and respect for each other has waned over the past four years.
And for still others, it’s the visceral realization that the very foundations of America have been shaken — not only by Washington-led rancor and partisanship but by the deadly coronavirus pandemic, as well.
If elections are meant to be a way to solve disputes and conflict, November didn’t deliver on that promise.