We Were ‘Lost’ and Now We’re Lost

Page one of today’s The Washington Post marks the great societal transition facing the nation, whether we like it or not. No, not the financial regulation bill, the end of ABC’s series, “Lost.” TV reviewer Hank Stuever explains the program and its impact in an essay, “‘Lost’ or not, we’re still at loose ends.” Key insight:

At its most essential, the show was about an airplane crash, told from every possible angle. That’s also our story — wounded by the events of 9/11 and the controlled chaos that came with new battlefields and the worst economy in 70 years.

Ah. We thought it was about America’s transformation to a clean-energy economy. Thanks for clearing that up.

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