If the day should come when we tire of the political state of affairs, we will not have tired of the affairs of state. No matter what the front-page news is, we'll still obsess over a California congressman's alleged indecent proposals to his missing intern. Norwegian confidence in the royal family might dwindle because of the prince's engagement to a former waitress with a four-year-old son and a history of drug use, but we'll continue to support the fairytale romance of the regal icon marrying the commoner. After all, we're of the generation that watched mounting partisan battles get streamlined into one... More >>>