My home district in Tennessee hasn’t elected a Democrat to Congress since before the light bulb was invented. Yet, since 2016, many of my neighbors have been inspired like never before. I see them, rain or shine, grinning and holding signs that say, “Honk for impeachment.” Since protest signs were mostly banned in our state legislature, they instead stand on street corners or by stop signs. Many are standing alone.
As shocking as are the accusations of election tampering, or digging up dirt on political rivals, or the countless other times Trump seems to have his finger on the scale, more surprising to me is the fact that so many of us are finally speaking up.