January 8, 2013

ANDREW KLAVAN: Hey, Lighten Up! “While there are cycles and phases in history — and while everything made by mortals surely dies — modernity has shown itself full of unique moments and last minute rescues. I think of New York City before Giuliani; America before Reagan. Things can look pretty damn dark before the sun comes over the hill. So really the only question is: you want to grumble and despair or start pushing the sun up the hill? That’s what I figured. Start pushing.”