Speculating About 2024 is Ridiculous

Where were you two years ago?

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I was on a plane returning from San Francisco after taking a train across the country. When I think about it now, November 2019 seems a lifetime ago, almost the way the 20th Century has receded into my deep past.

November 2024 is equally far away when you stop counting calendar time mechanically. But that is not how political…