How about Some Good News—Any Good News

ACADEME BLOG

I don’t expect the sources from which I get my news to sugarcoat it or to avoid the unsavory aspects of life for uplifting human-interest stories.

But sometimes the bad news does seem to have almost completely crowded out any good news.

Consider the following headlines from a late August news summary from Channel 10, the CBS affiliate in Columbus, Ohio, and this was well before things really went crazy– with not just the government shutdown, but also the massacre at the Navy Yard, the woman who tried to ram the White House and the Capitol with a car, and the guy who self-immolated on the National Mall:

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