It is a warm and humid night in summer. The sound of dogs barking on the street. The sound of crickets from the brush and cicadas in trees. Fireflies flash like tiny cameras through the grass along rows of dark cars parked along the curb.
What does the United States as a unified country even look like? Very different, clearly, to different groups. And the alt-right sure isn’t helping.
Perhaps without realizing it, the party culture of “tonight” embraces more than anything the notion that time is fleeting, and nothing really matters.