My first (and probably last) post ever on politics

I've never posted anything blatantly political before because, quite frankly, politics is depressing. It's divisive. It's complicated. And I usually don't follow it closely enough to feel like I can form a truly educated opinion. But the US primaries are different. You can't not read about it. You can't watch and feel indifferent. So, ignoring my usual inclination (and probably better judgement) to keep my beliefs to myself, I went ahead and wrote the following.