Mr. President, We Need to Talk. Now.
Americans Urgently Await Congressional Debate and Oversight of War Aims.
The horseman serves the horse,
The neat-herd serves the neat,
The merchant serves the purse,
The eater serves his meat;
'T is the day of the chattel
Web to weave, and corn to grind;
Things are in the saddle,
And ride mankind.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson, Ode, Inscribed to William H. Channing
The Russia-Ukraine War appears to be entering a decisive—and potentially dange…