The Demolition of Democracy

Michel de Nostradamus, peering into the events of 2016, would shake his head in disbelief. He would witness the incredible spectacle of a war on the state of North Carolina because its democratic legislature saw fit to ban men from using the women’s washroom in the interest of protecting girls from male predators. “This cannot be so,” the great predictor of future events would say, “I must get myself a new ‘black mirror’.”

But it is so. Adam Silver, the commissioner of the National Basketball League has seen fit to punish the state of…

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