The voices cascade into the studio, denouncing political hypocrisy and media bias and disappearing values. Hillary Clinton is a liar and a crook, they say; Donald Trump is presidential and successful. By the time the 16th caller reaches the air, Rick Roberts' show has reached an impassioned crescendo of anger and lamentation.
What has happened to this once-great land? What has happened to the better lives our children were promised?
What has happened?
Roberts, WBAP's bearded, rodeo-roping, husky-voiced host, has heard enough.
"I want my country back," he begins.
He repeats that sentence a half-dozen times in a 4...