My friend used to think that party politics was worst in his native country. He’s beginning to realize that it’s just as bad in the U.S.
Two parties must take opposite views on every issue. Facts matter very little.
January 2016 — It is about 10pm on a Monday evening in New York City. I have an hour to pass before my next train home. It is freezing and I am near the Mid-Manhattan Library at 455 Fifth Avenue. So I decide to go in and sit upstairs in a quiet zone. I pull out my Macbook. The library’s Wi-fi login window pops up on the screen. I log in. Out of habit…