To cleanse the palate as we await Trollfest 2015, the latest evidence from Jimmy Kimmel that the so-called “man on the street,” the everyman who represents the true balance of power in American elections, is the sort of guy who says when asked if he liked Martin Luther King’s new speech this morning, “I haven’t heard him talk for awhile.” Every moment you and I spend on politics is wasted, my friends.

In not unrelated news, more than a third of Americans (and fully 40 percent of Democrats) think the flu can be cured with antibiotics.