I find it very difficult to enthuse
Over the current news.
Just when you think that at least the outlook is so black that it can grow no blacker, it worsens,
And that is why I do not like the news, because there has never been an era when so many things were going so right for so many of the wrong persons.
January 15, 2011
A shoe that fits
This poem by Ogden Nash, "Everybody Tells Me Everything," seems to fit pretty well these days: