Here's what I think the truth is: We are all addicts of fossil fuels in a state of denial, about to face cold turkey.
Thanks to TV and for the convenience of TV, you can only be one of two kinds of human beings, either a liberal or a conservative.
One of the few good things about modern times: If you die horribly on television, you will not have died in vain. You will have entertained us.
There is a tragic flaw in our precious Constitution, and I don't know what can be done to fix it. This is it: Only nut cases want to be president.