A Few Words about the June Democratic Debates

In my last post, I declared that I would be listening to each of the participants in the first round of the Democratic presidential candidate debates for some hint of generosity, compassion, and wisdom in their remarks.  Well, not long into the first evening's debate, I started feeling a little like the hapless hero of … Continue reading A Few Words about the June Democratic Debates

Skillful Speech and Skillful Action in Uncivil Times

"When they go low, we go high."  - Michelle Obama, former First Lady, 2016 "When they go low, we kick them."  -  Eric Holder, former Attorney General, 2018 During the raucous months leading up to Election Day in 2016, Democrats across the country - establishment and progressives alike - were inspired by Michelle Obama's iconic … Continue reading Skillful Speech and Skillful Action in Uncivil Times