Lately I've had a particular line on Los Angeles: culturally it has never been better, and politically it has never been worse.
This travesty of a Mayor's race, and the media blackout on it until its final days, has certainly demonstrated the latter.
But Kevin digs up the silver lining to the dystopic side of LA in an article at the faux-academy neo-lib petting zoo also known as the Atlantic Monthly.
Similarly, in the Tarot, all sword cards have two edges.
And it's not that there's an up and a down side to a sword; it's that both edges are sharp.