The New Hampshire charade
Familiar rites falsely reassure us that all is fine. Here's how to stay focused on what's really going on and what can be done
Happy New Hampshire primary day for all who celebrate! It’s an event that’s at once all-consuming and barely relevant. There’s no Democratic contest, and what’s left of the Republican fight mostly serves as a comforting fiction for those convinced against all evidence that the GOP cannot possibly, really, seriously, truly do that again.
But the fact that…