No, Really. I’m serious. Take some time away. You’ve earned it.
Itook three glorious months off, completely ignoring Trump’s daily squandrals .
I dropped out before I burned out.
You should do the same.
I feel great now and ready to continue the fight.
We’re all in this for the long haul.
Don’t misunderstand me. I am as outraged as any sane citizen should be by the kakistocracy of this administration. But constant outrage and anger are not sustainable, not for the long haul. We can’t keep running circles in the bottom of a bottle chasing meaningless outrages and tweets.
I have a plan that I’ll be sharing here as time goes on, but exhausted people are useless people.
Of course, Republicans are exhausted by the Mueller Investigation:
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None of us in the opposition can remain as enraged, nor as frustrated as we’ve been since the election of Trump. Not without risking auto-da-fé
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So take some time off now. For the next month, keep your Helium Hand in your pocket and just say, “No.”
- Build networks.
- Spark, not fizzle.
- Coil & strike, not rattle a warning.
- Fight, not give into despair.
“Remember that foul words or blows in themselves are no outrage, but your judgement that they are so. So when any one makes you angry, know that it is your own thought that has angered you. Wherefore make it your first endeavour not to let your impressions carry you away. For if once you gain time and delay, you will find it easier to control yourself.”
Revenge is a dish that is best served cold.
Star Trek II – Wrath of Kahn
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