Diary of a Plague Year

1 min readSep 1, 2020

Many still live in an alternate history where Hillary won, where the experts were right; ‘the resistance’ was always resistance to truth — to reality. The rhetoric of ‘the resistance’ paved the way for the rhetoric ‘mask up!’. ‘The resistance’ sits at home, listening to Hillary’s guest podcast appearances, consuming meme’s comparing Trump to Hitler, and Tweeting support of rioters in Portland.

The heroic Millennial Blue Check tweets how they haven’t left home in 134 days; the secure ahistorical suburban mentality survives, virus-like, in the dark corners of a Bushwick apartment where all…