There are a lot of decisions being made lately which make people wonder whatever happened to common sense. Consider the "zero tolerance" rules that schools have regarding weapons.
In terms of climate change, we all evidently live in Lake Wobegon, where the rate of temperature rise is always above average. Tom Nelson aggregates climate change news on his blog, and has compiled a long list of locations reported to be warming faster than everywhere else.
If district elections were more like condo time shares, then perhaps we’d find ourselves with more-impressive and varied political dwellers.
But as it is, we’ll have to stand pat with our choices, which is why potentially the most interesting race for supervisor in San Francisco this fall has already ended.