The Revenge Cycle, On Repeat

Vengeance is mine, sayeth both sides

“Popular revenge after the taking of the Bastille” by Charles Paul Landon

Politics, like the people involved, is a funny thing.

Presidential elections, and national elections more generally, usually have a cycle to them, a rhythm and flow accounting for all the many factors involved and interests that coalesce around the most powerful executive position in the land. With an incumbent president…