How a Picture of a President Looking at a Map of the World Helped Calm Some of My Global Worries a Bit
Posted by: Tyler Rippeteau
Dec. 5, 2009
I have a co-worker named Ian, who isn't quite the political junkie I am, but he makes a point to pay attention to what is going on in the world politically and otherwise.
As Ian and I served beer and cocktails to everyone around us last night and we watched as they slowly became less and less in touch with reality, we, as usual for a Friday night, discussed the state of the country and the world. And when it comes down to it, there are a lot of things going on right now that are not only terrifying, but that also have no good solution, just a lot of 'least-bad' options.
So when I came home tonight (actually very early Saturday morning, well east of midnight, for all you normal, nine-to-five people) and happened to accidentally open up my pictures folder, I was comforted to see this: