I bumped into a guy while delivering papers this week. As we de-bumped, he said something to the effect that nothing but troublesome news was in the paper anyhow.
I said there was good stuff in this issue. He looked at me with a thin smile.
"I learned a long time ago," he said, "that it's better not to know nothing." As he said that, he gave me a look that indicated he had done everything in his power to live up to his aspiration.
And you, sir, I thought (but didn't say), are what's wrong with this country.