I don't know exactly when (or why) I started listening to the news all day, either on the radio or the television. But by now it's a deeply ingrained habit. If I don't get the news, I go into caffeine withdrawal and that IS SO NOT FUN.
Anyway. I've had the TV off for the past few days and guess what. I feel better now that I don't have to see or hear those mean-hearted smarmy bastards, aka D-Trump or T-Cruz, both of whom make me feel ashamed for us.
I know this state of denial can't last.
But it feels good for now.