“…and they blow off steam by spending money.  Happily, there is retail at every turn so the crowd doesn’t lack for buying opportunities, and it’s the same everywhere Bravo had been, the airports, the hotels, the arenas and convention centers, in the downtowns and the suburbs alike, retail dominates the land.  Somewhere along the way, America became a giant mall with a country attached.”

-from Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

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