Virginia Man Urges You to Leave Despair Behind by Jim Geraghty
excerpt: The world is full of a lot of stupid people. Some people learn from experience, but a lot of people refuse to learn from painful experience. They double down, and usually end up stepping on a rake again — and usually they find an inventive new way to believe that it was somebody else’s fault. People in this country vote for a lot of doofuses that I wouldn’t trust with a weed whacker, never mind the levers of power in government. College students take on massive debts and then choose to major in fields of study that guarantee long odds of full-time employment.