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  • Random thoughts on the election

    Random thoughts on the election

    Yesterday I said I just wanted the election to be over. That was a lie. I wanted a certain result, a different result. I just couldn’t imagine this result. To help myself process, I jotted down a few random thoughts. The pollsters missed on Brexit and now this election. Are we in a post-poll world?…

  • Disappointment in politics is normal

    Politics is a muddled activity in which people have to recognize restraints and settle for less than they want. Disappointment is normal. David Brooks

  • Bless My Soul, It’s Confession Time

    I’ve heard that you can say almost anything about someone else if you follow it with bless his/her soul. For example, you can say, “He’s a backstabbing jerk, bless his soul” and people nod and smile. Try that without the bless his soul and it sounds harsh, as it should. I was excited to learn…