Don't read this blog.
Politics waste lives and resources.
This blog's existence is evidence of my own inability - so far - to break the habit of involving myself in something as inherently futile as thinking and writing about politics.
Here's the fact: in the scheme of real power, my opinion means nothing. Neither does yours.
Why not step away - go onto something else that might actually benefit you or someone else?
Or, if you must, read on.
You've been warned.