In today's installment of the New Yorker cartoon newsletter that Bob Mankoff sends out, he talked a bit about the political scene. As there's rarely a candidate willing to support my staunchly hippie-esque love, nature, and pacificity stance, I feel this cartoon pretty much sums up my personal feeling on politics in general:
Also, not to get too uppity or anything, I feel like sharing some prudent analogies from my friend Kevin's Facebook status, which I hope he doesn't mind:
Let me ask you this: If your hands are cold, would you pour boiling water on them to warm them up? Then, once they are burning, dip them in liquid nitrogen to cool them off? Seems stupid, yet we do it with politics all the time. Minor corrections will keep a car on the road, going full lock to full lock will not.
Kevin is a restaurant owner and an a car aficionado, which may shed some light on his choice of metaphors. Good work, Kevin.