electing an Interim President. She will have four years to
articulate and hopefully deliver a progressive agenda.
In the process, congressional seats on both sides
of the aisle will turn over, removing the last of the Tea
Party dregs and moving the Democratic Party (or a new
party) in this direction. Some public officials, including
local D precinct leaders, will be indicted on election fraud
and the primary system will shift toward something more
coherent and democratic, something that resembles an
ethical vision of America.
S. Siegel lives in Oregon. His most recent book is The Constellation of Extinct Stars and Other Poems (Salmon Poetry, 2016)