Originally uploaded by Art or Idiocy?.
It's looking very appealing at this point (Note: I wrote this entry right after the election – while the immediate sense of desperation has faded, I feel like these were valid, though naïve, sentiments). We all know its draws: progressive social policies, good arts funding, a diverse population. Perhaps I'm idealizing a bit, but after the despondence I felt (and feel the residual effects of) after election day, it seems like a veritable utopia! Visit slate.msn.com for more details on the Great Northerly Migration – not surprisingly, there's an intelligence qualifying exam. Of course, given the complexities of life, we can't all become instant expatriates, nor should we. But that doesn't mean we can't complain during the next four years.