Ascough Contra Mundum

Halloween has descended once more.

I sit here at my desk and watch the usual rituals unfold. The same tired old horror movies are rolled out. Somewhat questionable costumes are donned, offending the left with their purported racism and offending the right with their sexually promiscuous nature. The fictitious ghosts and ghouls in the street compete with the actual ghosts and ghouls haunting our political system. And drifting across my table comes the whiff of controversy like so much badly aged cheese.

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