Yes, 'tis true, dear reader. Your intrepid blogger, after more than a week of living like a normal person, is having trouble blogging Gaza. The various thoughts I would usually have unloaded on the world by now seem to have piled up in what's left of my hung-over brain and created some kind of logjam. Every short post I compose seems stupid upon reflection. In absentia, my internal standards appear to have risen.

This is most worrying for a blogger. I guess I should just start writing things I will subsequently disagree with. And shower.

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