Once upon a time, many hours ago, two beleaguered Gawker Media reporters arrived at the Brooklyn Navy Yard, plodded through a security line, and were deposited in a warehouse of some kind with a bunch of TV reporters in suits.
Now we are stuck in here for a not insignificant chunk of our lives, while in a building a few hundred yards away, your Democratic presidential candidates yell at each other. We’re watching them on a bank of TVs.
The ‘HMS Romney’, a warship of the Royal Navy, runs aground off the Netherlands, 19th November 1804. Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images