Lord Byron’s Vision and the Modern GOP

Desert Beacon

Lord Byron“I had a dream, which was not all a dream. The bright sun was extinguish’d, and the stars Did wander darkling in the eternal space, Rayless, and pathless, and the icy earth Swung blind and blackening in the moonless air;”

Dreaming about a governmental structure in which two different parties, one in power and the other playing the role of loyal opposition, combined their efforts toward addressing and seeking solutions for pressing issues of the day?  We seem to be wandering “rayless, and pathless” in our own political landscape.

[…] “They slept on the abyss without a surge—
The waves were dead; the tides were in their grave,
The moon, their mistress, had expir’d before;
The winds were wither’d in the stagnant air,
And the clouds perish’d; Darkness had no need
Of aid from them—She was the Universe.” – Lord Byron “Darkness

We put out the lights…

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