Barrett Swanson earned his MFA in fiction at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and now teaches literature and writing at Edgewood College. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Avery Anthology, The Millions, and Salt Hill, among other places.
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It’s Ironic, Isn’t It?
We shouldn't be so quick to blame irony for our waning political commitment. It's the symptom, not the disease.