Tucked in there is this notion: Bad as Boston was, there are places in the world that would trade weeks with Boston in the beat of a heart.
We live incredible lives here. We usually think it’s a bad day if the cable goes down.
We know startlingly little. Already, it has been necessary to straighten people out about Chechen and Czechs.
It’s probably time to learn more about Chechens.
(And when you do, you’ll wonder a little about Putin’s rapid offer of help. )