Moscow Minidoka: I am a well-informed person and have great sources for national political news. Reading it on HBO doesn’t do anything but put me to sleep. I’ve gotten to the point where the only time I even say anything about national politics is to jerk the chain of our resident paranoid conspiracy-theorist birther, and even that’s not very enjoyable anymore, because it’s disheartening to know that some people actually believe in nonsense. I think HBO is strongest when we discuss local and regional politics and the other fun “slice of life” things. I’m not saying we *shouldn’t* discuss national politics, but after five (or six?) years as a member of HBO, I can’t say that anything productive ever happens when a thread focuses on national politics. It’s just the same old crap.
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