Truly, you are mistaken, O Diablo Sauce, chiefest and greatest of calamities.
I picked a hell of a time to start following politics. I’ve only been paying attention since the most recent national election cycle and I’ve seen some mind-boggling shit. Not to pontificate like a first-year grad student, I recall giving a brief sketch of the etymologies of politics and politic—”affairs of state” and “pertaining to public life,”
“I came from a real tough neighborhood. Once a guy pulled a knife on me. I knew he wasn’t a professional, the knife had butter on it.”