That's the title of an article written by Mark Morford about... about.. well, i let you discover for yourself because it's so perfectly said that it would be wrong to paraphrase.
As to what's going on in he U.S. political world right now, I rather not look. It is nasty, it is painful and it is DUMB. Have we gone mad? Look at the media. No, on second thought: don't look!
And when I hear my democrat friends parrot fox News I want to bang my head against a wall. I was debating the other day wether or not I still should call myself a democrat. But I could not possibly. I'm too progressive. I'm too smart.
I have to remind myself to chill. I'm only in the passenger seat. I can freak out, close my eyes, and thanks the heavens that Obama is the designated driver.
On a more positive note: It's nice that there still are people (in Europe, maybe not here) who are not entirely jaded and who believe there are solutions: