My fancy new dual-body tumbling composter, I notice, is constructed primarily of plastic. This is, in a sense, a vinyl-clad irony: In an attempt to reduce my environmental footprint, my go-to tool has created demand for yet more plastic.
Which is to say, life is complicated.
‘Armageddon’ or ‘Awesome miracle’? It’s remarkable to consider how one event can be perceived in two such contradictory ways. But if my Twitter feed is any indication, this is precisely the case for the ‘transfer of power’ that occurred in the US on Friday.