An Observation

Sometimes I think about all the people who don't pay attention to the news and only have the vaguest notion about what's happening with the Trump administration, and I wonder what it would be like to be a person who will be completely taken off-guard by whatever bombshell (pun unintended) finally penetrates their consciousness.

Is it better to be surprised than to see what's coming and spend weeks and months and years dreading it?'

On the one hand, I am spending a lot of time and energy being anxious, which is something people who are tuned-out aren't doing. On the other hand, I will never have a moment of regret that I didn't do whatever was in my extremely limited power to try to stop it.

I don't suppose either one is better. When the shit hits the fan, we're all gonna get sprayed.

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