The growls from debating Republicans make our situation ever clearer.
On the Intersection podcast (go subscribe if you don't already) Wajahat Ali of Al Jazeera named the Republican presidential campaign "the death rattle of white supremacy." That seems accurate.
Rebecca Traister spells it out: "This moment, this election, these years represent the death throes of exclusive white male power in the United States." She goes on:
I have no doubt about this: something new is being born. The birth process is painful and dangerous.
More from Traister:
But new life is coming if we help it along, just as the winter solstice will soon arrive and the light will once again increase.