That's the word to describe both the national scene and work here this past two weeks.
look at this partial table of contents for this book and see if it doesn't seem familiar
Dark and menacing evils
War on our own citizens : partisanship
To recover self-government : the partisan inferno
Give them the horrors
The creed of our political faith
Life at a library sometimes seems like the above, although I would take it with a definite grain or two of salt. We've made it through our Open House celebrations, a one-year anniversary for our new building, even filming for a new marketing video while balancing on the normal tightrope of starting off on a New School Year. In some ways the "comedy" of the campaign is a welcome relief and vice versa.