“I’ve got God’s shoulder to cry on. And I cry a lot. I do a lot of crying in this job. I’ll bet I’ve shed more tears than you can count, as president.”

– George W. Bush, as quoted by author Robert Draper in Dead Certain

sadness, laughter, fear, anxiety — perplexing, humanizing, dehumanizing

like tony soprano telling you he’d rather live in a houseful of kittens