Facebook is great for what it is. So is "Yo," for that matter. But neither focus on what matters. It's high time that Americans have a way to prioritize policy over gossip. So go ahead. Save America. You can. Unless you'd rather be President?
The Electoral College system further distorts the presidential campaign by causing the candidates to grant extra weight to the parochial needs of the swing states.
President Obama visited upstate New York this week. Don't hold your breath waiting for him to come back. We live with the Curse of the True Blue. Everybody knows how New York is going to vote in presidential elections, so nobody cares.