Since Sunday was a travel day (In three days, we partially traversed five states getting there and five states getting back, and I still managed to talk to dozens more ordinary Americans than David Brooks has in the last decade) I was spared the horrors of watching the entire Beltway media join hands and jump off the White Cliffs of Both Siderism.
Wheeee! We're flyyyyying!
However, thanks to the magic of "radio" I was able to listen to a significant fraction of the Mouse Circus and I can say with some authority that the only person anywhere who suggested that --
- Maybe the problem with our country is not caused by Both Sides but by the Republican party,
- Maybe the reason the Republican party is so fucked up is because its full of Republicans and,
- The media's obsession with horse race coverage is deeply warping the way they talk about the 2016 presidential freak show
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that media's wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away,