What happens to a nation incapable of healing itself?
It is true that Trump continues to deny his loss and to recklessly try to undermine his successor, President-elect Joe Biden. He may yet inflict more havoc and pain on our country and the world before he is gone, but at least this specific nightmare will end on January 20, when Biden is sworn in as the 46th President.
Ariel Dorfman is the author of “Death and the Maiden.” His most recent books are the novel “Cautivos,” “The Rabbits’ Rebellion,” a children’s story, and “The Compensation Bureau,” a forthcoming novella about the apocalypse. He lives with his wife in Chile and in Durham, North Carolina, where he is a distinguished emeritus professor of literature at Duke University.
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