Extraterrestrial Highway, Nevada, 2011
June 26, 2020

Invasion

Seems like aliens could land in America and, after a day or two of awe and panic, we would politicize those poor Martians until they became just another round of ammo in our endless red versus blue battle. The terms conservative and liberal lost all rational meaning years ago, and this media-warped argument has become primal and all-consuming, absorbing every new event no matter how cataclysmic. We acclimate. We adjust. We can adapt to anything, no matter how awful, so long as it can be broken along party lines.

Forty-five thousand new cases of coronavirus today and our record-breaking streak continues.


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Each night in 2020 I'm writing a short post for a series called Notes From the End of a World because I want to etch these days into my memory before I forget them. Before the world changes completely.
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