For a while before COVID there was reason to believe we were going to pull out of our 21st-
century slide. America isn’t over. Not yet, anyway. I’m not saying that this can’t happen. We may come to the point where it has to. What I’m saying is that if you think this is a possibility then you’d better prepare for it. And as it happens, a lot of what must be done to split this place up might just work in order to save it.