Recommentunde: We Blew It | 21 July 2020

it's the latest edition of The Recommentunde Newsletter Sent on 14 July 2020 Edition Hi you. It’s me. We Blew It. There’s a great sports metaphor waiting for me, if I could just remember how sports worked. A team has an advantage. They know the opponent. They have footage of how this opponent works. They are months ahead in being able to prepare for the matchup, and they have the highest paid players in the league. But instead of using that time and those resources to get ready for one of the most challenging contests of their lives, they devote their resources to watching cable news, shooting rubber bullets into groups of their fans, and defending racist statues that even racists don’t defend.

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