Burt Likko took a sabbatical from public affairs for two months. What did he learn?
For forty days and forty nights Burt Likko has labored to safeguard his own ignorance of all things superficially political and inconsequential, and focus instead on meaning and happiness. Can he do it for three more weeks?
Oh, it has an allure like unto pornography or narcotics. Eschew! Eschew!
Burt Likko nearly cheats on his abstention vows.
So, how’s that avoid-the-political-BS-machine thing going, Burt?
Burt Likko undertakes to sample the life of an idiot.