Category Archives: Politics

There is no reaction like overreaction

In the wake of the election, I am seeing occasional articles about people who are so upset by the result that they want to secede from the Union. My advice to these sore losers is: don’t the border crossing gate hit you on the way out. Seriously, you can’t put up with a hack politician for four years? As Bobby Shaftoe says in Neal Stephenson’s immortal Cryptonomicon, “Display some f****** adaptability.”