November 2, 2020 — Election Eve

On the eve of the 2020 presidential election, Washington D.C. readies for its climax. I detail the sights and sounds in the run-up to this historic day.

A thick fog coats my glasses. My breath battles to unfurl upwards. This is 2020.

I begin my early morning jog in a city gone quiet. I run down Vermont Avenue, then take a winding right on Rhode Island, and streak down 16th. It only takes three turns…