The speech was replete with phrases never before uttered in an Inaugural Address. Bleed, carnage, depletion and disrepair. Ripped, rusted and stolen. Tombstones, trapped and windswept. Urban, sad and Islamic. It felt at times as though he were reading aloud from a post-apocalyptic movie script.
"We Are Dissidents; We Are Legion" is from the January 22, 2017 Opinion section of The New York Times. It was written by Charles M. Blow and narrated by Caroline Miller.