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Clara Zetkin, persecuted and exiled by the Nazis in the 1930s, warned that the longer the stagnation and rot of a dysfunctional democracy go unaddressed, the more attractive fascism will be.

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Martin Luther King Day has become a yearly ritual to turn a black radical into a red-white-and-blue icon. It is a day filled with old sound bites about little black children and little white children that, given the state of America, would enrage King.

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Walker Percy’s 1971 novel “Love in the Ruins” envisions a U.S. scuttled by moral degeneration, cruelty, violence and ignorance. It presciently describes society's spiritual and physical decay.

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