Coronavirus, aka The Stupidest Plague Ever

I really thought that when our inevitable dystopian future finally arrived, it would be… well, dystopian. At least, more dystopian than what we’re dealing with now. I was expecting leather and gas masks and insane automobiles, a la Mad Max.¬†But this coronavirus-driven apocalypse is turning out to be more “Idiocracy” than “Fury Road”. I.e., one …

The Tone Police

I think it’s safe to say that, right now, public discourse isn’t at it’s loftiest point in our history. Up until last week, I told myself that things could certainly be worse, saying “Hey, no one’s taken a stick to a colleague¬†on the Senate floor while a compatriot pulled a pistol to keep everyone else …