Joe Doakes from Como Park emails:
Laptop hard drive died, extended warranty sent tech to my house to replace it. Charming Black woman, prompt and efficient but thick accent. She’s from Ethiopia. She said that if you get crosswise with the government, yourproperty can be seized and bureaucrats will harass you, deny you permits, audit you.
I was afraid to ask her – are you talking about Ethiopia, or about being a Conservative in the United States of Obama?
To quote a great American statesperson: what difference does it make at this point?