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Watching the 2018 US Midterm Elections Abroad

I leave my hotel and walk to work. No one around me here is much concerned with the news. It blares in the hotel lobby and breakfast area, sometimes with overdubbed Arabic, sometimes with the same anxiety provoking lights and talking heads and ugly orange face. No one pays any mind, no one seems to be interested or alerted by it. Certainly no reactions are displayed from orange face. Which oddly enough, the nonchalance reminds me of the TV presence in my grandmother's midwestern living room - a certain kind of free and undisturbed boredom. 

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