After a full day of chaos at the Capitol on Wednesday, the sun came up Thursday morning. It’s resilient like that. That’s a trait it shares with American democracy, which on Wednesday was stretched and tested and whipped around in the wind like an ideological Category 5 blowing through Washington.
Some things are better today than they were yesterday. The question of whether Joe Biden would officially be declared the 46th president of the United States was settled. And there’s nothing Donald Trump and his gang can do to change that.