When I heard that Derek Chauvin had been found guilty of murdering George Floyd, I was, sadly, grateful for just that little bit of accountability. It isn't much, but better than the alternative.
I also thought of Doonesbury. Growing up, my brother and I read the cartoon collections over and over, including a great many that went way over my head, but it means that I make these associations sometimes.
And tonight, in my head, is the voice of Mark Slackmeyer:
Thank god for that much, at least.