How Conservatives Saved My Liberal Mind

The idea was totally ridiculous and wrong. But I wanted to give it a try. I wanted to watch it — only a little bit, just to see what it was like.

I was thinking about it all day. I couldn’t focus on work, family or anything else. At the dinner table, I was staring into blank space. My wife was worried: “Are you okay? You’re not being yourself. Are you sick?”