It is election day. The future of our country hangs in the balance. The outcome will determine which party holds sway in Congress … and, therefore, the direction the nation will take during the next few years.
I subscribe to CNN.com’s email alerts, which they send out when an important news story breaks. They are surprisingly restrained in their use of these alerts; many days often pass without a single one arriving in my inbox. In fact, they have so far dispatched only one such alert on this momentous day. It reads as follows:
Britney Spears files for divorce from her husband Kevin Federline, citing irreconcilable differences.
Consider this Exhibit A in a presentation I’m working on titled “Why We’re All Completely Fucked.”