Our politics depends on a profound desire for certainty, and an equally profound pessimism. We have to be right; our guys have to get elected. If they don't, the world will fall apart. Watch the faces of the TV talking heads; behind their anger, you'll see terror.
"He's a Socialist Muslim / Born in Kenya! / He's a Communist Muslim!" / And then when ya / Think you've heard it all / Glenn Beck starts to scrawl