Or maybe it's not so odd, given the quality of discourse and the apparent lack of truthiness of some of the major players. There's the Democratic front runner (for now), getting under a cloud. And the Republican front runner who conducts his campaign like a true rabble-rouser. And the others: ordinary scolds, loonies, proto-fascists, and so forth. One East Coast Governor who is running literally lives large.
The disgruntled even are getting organized, like in years gone by:
I worry that the little stickums people wear on election day will go from:
to this one:
Anyway, I'd like to join Fat Freddy's parade right now (sorry Bobby). There's too much demagogery, too much playing on peoples' worst instincts, so much skirting of the issues. These are not running for some no-count Student Government President!
Sorry about my squawk . . . .