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A light in the darkness: Garth Greenwell live-tweeted the Iowa Caucuses and it was delightful.

Jonny Diamond

February 4, 2020, 10:41am

Garth Greenwell, he of the very sexy novel, Cleanness, which is built from very powerful sentences, also happens to live in Iowa City. As such, he found himself out and a-caucus’ing last night, as evidenced by his delightful Twitter accounting of what might turn out to be a disastrous night for American democracy (and, consequently, the world!).

Here are some highlights (you should follow Greenwell on Twitter):

On atmospherics:

On emptiness:

On indecision:

On youth:

On the just rewards of participatory democracy (cheese):

On chaos:

Reader, it was very chaotic.

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