A season of rapid change, as in Springfield and Washington, is not the time to shrink as though violence, disease and racism will win. It is the time, rather, to say with Nancy, JB, Joe – and now maybe Mitch, and Tim Butler, who's finding his voice – to say we can do this, we can handle what they throw, we can use justice to make peace. Change needs the strong. When change comes fast it calls on the experienced to clean up the mess while calming fears. The tide is at the flood. Take it. –Fletcher Farrar, editor and CEO

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