Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Nation Is in a Collective Sleep with the Internet as Its Blanket

Newspaper article Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (Pittsburgh, PA)

The Nation Is in a Collective Sleep with the Internet as Its Blanket

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The internet now resembles that chaotic state when our minds assembledreams while we are asleep, mysteriously pulling dreams together fromfear, desire and bits of experience. Someone recently claimed that MelaniaTrump is not the real Melania Trump. It went viral. No one knows why any more than anyone knows where last night's dream came from.

The country is asleep under a deep blanket of smugness, a comforterunder which some luxuriate in the belief that the only real issue facingthe nation is abortion or the Second Amendment or football playerstaking a knee or taxes. After all, such well-intentioned dreams can'thurt.We're the greatest nation on Earth. We've survived this long andwe will continue to do so. Won't we? Donald Trump, theslumberer in chief, doesn't seem to take even his own presidencyseriously. …

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