It started on the East Coast. Cases popped up
from New York to Washington D.C. It spread like wildfire in ever increasing waves.
The CDC had no explanation for the disease or its possible contamination
vector. No explanation, no diagnosis and no method to fight it even though the
symptoms were clear – the blue blood, the obsessive desire to speak in public, the
need to take from the poor and give to the rich, and a strange fascination for
guns and tea parties. The American Psychological Association rushed to update
the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual to include Borderline Patriotic