Micro-deal With That Rage, GOP

For their next big CPAC conclave, hornet-mad Republicans could really benefit from a trip ‘in’ Colorado or Oregon.

A profusion of colors and shapes, metal, wood, foam, hang in a multipart sculpture against a concrete floor of an art gallery. (Photo by author.)

Now that Coloradans have followed the Oregonians’ lead in legalizing the use of psychedelics, here’s a modest proposal: Perhaps Republican leaders could benefit from a trip in (not just to) Colorado, where they could work…



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Kirk Swearingen

Half a lifetime ago, Kirk Swearingen graduated from the University of Missouri’s School of Journalism. His work has most recently appeared in Salon.