Notes from the Road: Drought, Politics

Notes from the Road: Drought, PoliticsSDSkies
by James Fallows
Most people who talk and write about national politics assume that the country as a whole is as interested in the spectator-sports aspects of this drama — plus its anthropology, and its science, and its psychology, and its hero-myth overtones — as journalists and bloggers are. In fact, people are mainly interested in their own lives. This is true around the world, and throughout time, but it is easy to forget. (Read it here.)