Thursday, September 28th, 2017 12:32:11

Capacity and Confusion

The combination of constant news, social media and a filterless firehose of opinion has created a deluge of political news, comment, and updates that can be overwhelming — especially to Americans who are attempting to work, raise children, care for parents and take a little time every day simply to breathe. The places and spaces that used to provide community or respite from the drudgery of the daily grind — sports teams, entertainers, and simple neighborly conversation — are instead becoming part of the ongoing and seemingly never-ending political conversation.