When you watch the election returns roll in for hours and slowly come to a realization: not that your country is about to shift in direction, but that it never changed course. Go ahead and post things to social media like “Wow. We are all fucked,” and “It’s impossible to overestimate the mistake we just made,” listen for the echoes, and then sit with the knowledge that the vast majority of your country places scant value on the work you wish to do or the things you want to say, but instead is most concerned with the periodic self-renewal of voting into office someone opposite the person currently in office. Then get back to your work, for there is a lot of it to do.

What are the Sneaky Feels?

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AuthorJohn Proctor