At Least It’s Over

The quality of the year may be bad, but the quality of Dave Barry’s year in review column is, as always, excellent:

At this point you are saying: “Wait a minute! Surely there were some positive developments in 2015! How about the fact that, after so many years of sneering judgmentalism and divisive, overheated rhetoric, we were able to have rational, open-minded conversations about such issues as gun ownership, gay marriage, race relations and abortion, so that, as a nation, we finally began to come together and … Whoa! Sorry! Evidently I am high on narcotics.”

Yes, you are. And we intend to join you soon. But first we need to take one last look back at the hideous reality of 2015…