Which are there more of on both cable and network TV: swarthy Middle Eastern terrorists wearing mirrored sunglasses and suits with openecked shirts, or serial killers wearing hooded parkas who live in vast industrial spaces ?
Which are there more of in YA books: awkward, bullied female outcasts, or handsome guys with crooked smiles who discover a secret passion for awkward, bullied female outcasts?
Which are there more of in Congress: Republicans who look like they might’ve just had a stroke but it’s hard to tell, or Democrats who are trying to perfect their inclusive, welcoming smiles?
Which are there more of in Oscar-worthy English films: quirky heroes who triumph over physical afflictions, or stiff-backed, sneering administrative types who oppose the quirky, afflicted heroes?
Which are there more of in current American sitcoms: wisecracking heterosexual couples who are terrified of adult responsibilities, or groups of scruffy heterosexual male buddies who’ve never heard of adult responsibilities?