Stand Up for Apathy! Or Don’t. Whatever.

At long last, we have reached the day for primary elections in the state of Alabama. Finally, we can put an end to the relentless bombardment of creepily deceptive and/or creepily vainglorious¬†campaign commercials that made me long for more wholesome, straightforward TV ads from ambulance-chasing lawyers and herbal Viagra knock-offs.¬†At least until the general election commercials start up next week. More …

I Will Defend to the Death Your Right to Not Care What I’m Fighting For

Kind of related to my previous post about cynicism in politics, I’ve been hearing a lot lately about political ignorance. A lot of the stories about Obamacare have focused on the extent to which people — even people who enthusiastically supported it — had no idea what was in the law. Full grown adults, who apparently haven’t spent a lot More …