‘We Draw The Line’ / Cascadia Weekly, The Gristle, Tim Johnson

Wednesday, May 11, 2016  Tim Johnson

‘WE DRAW THE LINE’: In a perfect storm of colliding media fronts, the story of the year was eclipsed by the story of the decade in a way that can perhaps only be understood as it unfolds in the story of the (new) century.

The story of the year, of course, is the arrival in the small, quiet hamlet of Lynden last weekend of the bombastic, larger-than-life presumptive Republican nominee for President of the United States, Donald J. Trump. Apparently, Lynden was the only community in Western Washington ready to move earth and heaven to greet the arrival of Trump, aided in no small part by the efforts of his fan (and evidently newest campaign coordinator) Sen. Doug Ericksen (R-Ferndale).  […]

Read Tim’s complete edition of this week’s “The Gristle” on Cascadia Weekly here.

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