So, I’ve been living for about six months within the shadow of the Capitol dome. I leave next month, but my impression of America is forever changed.
It’s a decent neighborhood, but more than a little creepy. There are parked, black cars on every other corner, engines running, sunglassed drivers at the wheel. There are cops everywhere. We are told they can and do listen to our phone conversations and are likely watching us walk our dogs.
None of that bothers me, to be honest. But maybe it should […]