Ruth Mar­cus and the Alarmed, Obliv­i­ous Wash­ing­ton Post

Over there at the left-wing bas­tion that is The Wash­ing­ton Post colum­nist Ruth Mar­cus is alarmed. 
Mar­cus head­lined recent­ly: 

Trump doesn’t just want to win. He wants revenge.

Mar­cus writes: 

It can hap­pen here — again. Our nation sur­vived the first time. I’m not at all con­fi­dent about the sec­ond.
The news brings two sto­ries, sep­a­rate­ly alarm­ing, togeth­er bone-chill­ing. “Trump leads in 5 Crit­i­cal States as Vot­ers Blast Biden, Times/Siena Poll Finds,” the New York Times reports. In Neva­da, Geor­gia, Ari­zona, Michi­gan and Penn­syl­va­nia — in every pres­i­den­tial bat­tle­ground state but Wis­con­sin, where he leads by a scant two per­cent­age points — Pres­i­dent Biden trails for­mer pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump. The aver­age mar­gin is 48 per­cent to 44 per­cent, Trump
….Giv­en the razor-thin close­ness of the 2020 elec­tion, this is a hair-on-fire sit­u­a­tion. 
Espe­cial­ly because of the se …