“Sticking to Our Guns” by Charles Simic | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

Simic sums up the sad state of our current situation nicely: “The coverage of our elections has a fairy tale feel to it. Our national press pretends that they are dealing with men and women of principle, offering carefully thought-out solutions to our nation’s problems, rather than groveling servants of billionaires who finance their campaigns; and that the voters these candidates try to persuade in the primaries are well-informed and well-meaning Americans and not people who by and large get their information from Fox TV and hate radio.”

Source: Sticking to Our Guns by Charles Simic | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

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