“To put it in perspective, we’ve been seeing about a half-mile of movement on the fire’s perimeter each day for the last couple of weeks, and today, this has already moved at 2.5 miles on us, with no sign that it’s starting to slow down.” Lake Tahoe threatened by massive fire, more ordered to flee. (California is burning and we’re wasting our time with a recall. Our obsession with the trivial will be our undoing.)