This is a great article, and reminds me quite a bit of some of the things recently brought up in the Forward Observer blog.

If you’re interested in keeping your finger on the pulse of this thing, a recent poll analysis showed several concerning trends regarding the partisan public’s support for threats, intimidation, and literal political violence.

So that brings up an interesting point:

This idea that the whole country has to want the war in order for the war to happen is a myth.

Do we have any good indicators about what ratio has to want war, for a war to break out? 50%? Less? It would seem to me to be something relatively important to track. From the above linked article, here’s where we’re at now, and were we might be in 2020:

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