Melissa Carone, who was working for Dominion Voting Services, speaks in front of the Michigan House Oversight Committee in Lansing, Michigan.. Photo: Jeff Kowalsky/Getty Images

Every universally shared collective trauma — and what has been more universally shared than the pandemic? — needs some comic relief to take the edge off. If we cannot find something to laugh and shake our heads in disbelief at, we will go mad. This does not always showcase our better natures: We should all strive to rise above the instinct to mock and point. But it’s hard out there. Sometimes there is relief, even…

Michael Smith

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