I don't notice it much. Considering what this country is going through, unlike your cushy place with Sarah Palin to watch over you, alot of us down here are dealing with tough times, tough decisions, and a lot of stress.
I work in this stuff, and, my body is stressed out, and kicking back at me.
It IS very depressing, time consuming, and frustrating...
Leads to too much drinking, and, I suspect that maybe some of the source of our problems...