Every time I turn on the TV or radio or read a newspaper recently, I find some politician or community or civic leader urging America to get back to normal. Well, having seen normal in America, I’m not so sure that is something to which we should necessarily aspire.
In case you don’t remember, before the attack on the twin towers, we’d spent the summer with our noses deep into Gary Condit’s smelly and somewhat suspect psyche. So going back to normal may not really be all it’s cracked up to be.
As these thoughts wandered around my brain looking