“This time the discussion seems to move on from the tragedy so quickly that I wonder if there’s something wrong with me for continuing to dwell on it less than a week later.”
“I am telling myself that this is the year I should quit and somehow another year goes by without me quitting.”
A meditation on nuclear near-misses and personal alarm systems.
On the space where basic bigotry meets combat readiness.
On Republicans who would be ashamed, and Republicans who should be but aren’t.