Local politics has traditionally been, at bottom, padrino politics: an electoral whirlabout
of patronage-based factions who take turns lording it over everyone else.
Their tight whirlabout
must make HM Cancri one of the strongest sources of gravitational waves in the galaxy.
By 8:45 the butterfly counters had listed Fiery and Checkered Skippers, Whirlabout
, Palamedes, Pipevine and Tiger Swallowtails, Viceroy, and Pearly Eye.