Between Brexit, the past week's Batman-like political combat in the House and Senate, Trump's pile-of-lead-pipes-loosely-tied-in-a-pickup-truck-speeding-down-the-highway campaign prowess, the murder of Jo Cox, and the massacre in Orlando... it's been an ominous couple of weeks. If I were a psychic, I'd be freaking out.
You should be interested in Brexit.
NPR's Politics Podcast and Planet Money did some brief, informative reporting today. Here, also, is an interesting bit about the country's Google patterns as the results were coming out. You can, of course, get more up-to-the-minute information from the BBC.
The razor thin margin in the vote calls up a lot of intense feelings. Any time someone says, "I didn't think my vote would matter," my heart flips.
There's a reason Planet Money's podcast was rushed and brief. A lot of people didn't think it could really happen. They didn't prepare for this.
November is coming. Prepare your vote.