Althouse points to an essay by Arthur C. Brooks in which he recommends abstaining from political news for a while.
Smart move, regardless of your political leanings, because the political scene has gone nuts. [It reminds me of Robin Williams imitating Robin Leach: "I'm shouting and I don't know why!"]
As long-time readers of this blog know, I recommend watching the entire series of Hercule Poirot mysteries. It is a great escape and the main characters are likable, even admirable.