The news has been truly depressing lately … BUT!

… Watching the US government descend into unprecedented levels of dysfunctionality is never enjoyable, unless you have a morbid taste for irony, hypocrisy, adolescent pugilism, win-lose partisan gamesmanship, protection of the rich, prioritization of weapons over life-saving interventions for the vulnerable, appalling lack of foresight, and total communication breakdown.
BUT THEN, just when you’re about to give up hope a story like this comes along: