Sixty percent of circuit judge Sonia Sotomayor's decisions have been reversed by the Supreme Court on appeal. See the article. This is the new Washington where a 60% reversal rate gets a judge nominated to the high court, where serving as a community organizer and voting "present" in the state senate qualifies a man to be president, where dodging income taxes is no impediment to being treasury secretary, where sending dead fish to your opponents qualifies a man to be White House chief of staff. (Need I go on?)
I think we're living in a Kafka novel or maybe in a matrix gone bad. Hey, maybe it's a pilot for a new reality TV series. Well, whatever it is, keep your sense of humor. In many ways today's reality is so ridiculous you just have to laugh about it --- but say your rosary first.