Governor Chris Christie is entitled to a round of congratulations for having solidly won reelection in the Garden state this week. But those celebrations ought to be tempered by at least some perspective on his margin.
The feud between Democrats and Republicans is one that runs much deeper and more vicious than that of the Red Sox/Yankees. We choose our political label as though it were a sports team and we hold on to it, cemented in our shoes, without blinking.
Today, we are facing our own public health emergency that is planetary in scope. The only option now is to sideline the Senator Inhofes and the George Wills of this world and mobilize the not-insane people and their governments to bring us back from the brink.