1. Try not to think about it too much right now… it’s all rough going
2. I may be left-leaning with ideology, but the left party isn’t doing much for me in practice. Therefore, like the ideology, hate the practice
3. But as for the right, I can hate them in ideology and in practice!
4. Ignore mainstream media news. I read enough anyway.
(So really, how would I make Charlie Cotter say this, I wonder?)