He spent years warning us about ourselves. He wrote and wrote and wrote, and, of course, we ignored his warnings and alarms. He saw the last few years and realized what a terrible time we’ve been going through, and…well, another sane voice now silenced by time.
In 2002, during an interview, reflecting on Bush’s America, he said, “our country, for whose Constitution I fought in a just war, might as well have been invaded by Martians and body snatchers. Sometimes I wish it had been.”
And so it goes.