As Thanksgiving approaches, thank goodness we made it through the midterms. Election deniers lost; ballots won. Arizona and Pennsylvania redeemed themselves. Georgia is next. Work remains. Pritzker needs to slow the end of bail. Biden needs to find a graceful exit. Republicans need to dump Trump. Doris Turner needs to lead with confidence. We need to find a role for Regan Deering, who had the best concession speech: "In the morning the sun will rise. And when it does, let's let the sweet song of democracy fill our hearts again. ... As the great suffragettes, who fought and won my right to vote and run for office would say, 'Forward out of darkness. Leave behind the night. Forward out of error. Forward into light.'" – Fletcher Farrar, editor

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Fletcher Farrar

Fletcher Farrar is president of Illinois Times .

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